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  • Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution

    Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution
    For members of the Romano family, Tuesday night was the start of trying to let go of the anger that has burdened many of them since the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Marie Garvin nearly 27 years ago. Mrs. Garvin's younger brother Fred A. Romano of...
  • Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing

    Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing
    A second officer has been suspended as the Baltimore Police Department investigates a case in which a dog's throat was slit. Officer Thomas Schmidt, a 24-year veteran assigned to the Emergency Services unit, was placed on paid administrative leave after...
  • Officer charged with animal cruelty should lose his job [Letter]

    Officer charged with animal cruelty should lose his job [Letter]
    Where does the police department get people like Officer Jeffrey Bolger ("Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said," June 19)? Getting out a his car, Mr. Bolger was boasting that he was going to "gut this thing," according to...
  • Glen Burnie man acquitted in shooting death of visitor to his home

    A Glen Burnie man was acquitted Friday of charges that he murdered a man who barged into his home last fall. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge William C. Mulford II ruled that prosecutors had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Matthew...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, Of drone strikes and hospitals

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, Of drone strikes and hospitals
    The following takes place between 5-6 p.m. There's plenty to catch up on after last week’s thriller took every storyline of the season and twisted it in circles. Let’s start on the streets of London, where Simone Al-Harazi lay...
  • Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides

    Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides
    A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case. Police say...
  • Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases

    Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases
    Baltimore police are considering switching to nonlethal tranquilizer darts to control dangerous animals as they face scrutiny for the killing of two animals this month. In a reassessment that began several months ago, police have been considering more...
  • Highland woman pleads to murder in drug deal shooting

    Highland woman pleads to murder in drug deal shooting
    A Highland woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree murder charge in Howard County Circuit Court in connection with the fatal shooting of a Laurel man inside his pickup truck earlier this year. Lauren Elizabeth Maready, 19, of the 12000 block...
  • Arbutus man killed, body dumped at vacant home in Baltimore

    Arbutus man killed, body dumped at vacant home in Baltimore
    An Arbutus man was killed in his home this week by three people who later dumped his body in the stairwell of a vacant home in Baltimore, Baltimore County police said Saturday. Three men were charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death...
  • Let's not let the ravings of mass killers dictate our laws

    Let's not let the ravings of mass killers dictate our laws
    Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people? Every year a tiny number of mentally ill people go on horrific killing sprees. It just happened in California. I won't name the person because I think the media attention lavished on...
  • Murdered for his faith [Letter]

    An American cardiologist, Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar, was recently murdered in Pakistan for his faith ("American doctor shot dead in Pakistan in suspected sectarian attack," May 27). He was an Ahmadi Muslim traveling back to his country of origin to...
  • Three people killed, two others wounded in Baltimore

    Three people killed, two others wounded in Baltimore
    Baltimore homicide detectives were investigating two killings late Sunday night and a third that occurred Monday, while two other people were reported shot and wounded. The violence continued a recent uptick for the city, with four people killed over...