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  • Bus driver killed after saying music was too loud, family says

    Bus driver killed after saying music was too loud, family says
    A bus driver killed in a drive-by shooting this week had called police earlier to report loud music at a nearby home, according to the victim's mother, who believes her son was attacked in retribution. It was about 11:30 p.m. and Craig Ray's 6 a.m....
  • N.J. officer seeks dismissal of road-rage murder charge

    N.J. officer seeks dismissal of road-rage murder charge
    A New Jersey police officer accused of the shooting death of another driver in an alleged road-rage incident last summer is trying to get the case dismissed from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. In a motion filed Tuesday, attorneys for Joseph Lamont...
  • Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says

    Missing Dundalk girl reunited with twin sister in Maryland, family says
    The 11-year-old Dundalk girl found after a frantic, multistate search has been reunited with her twin sister, family members said Sunday. Caitlyn Virts and her twin sister, Cayla, were back together in the care of Baltimore County social services...
  • Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man

    Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man
    A Crofton resident was convicted Wednesday of killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in 2012. Prosecutors said they will seek a life sentence without parole when Michael Stahlnecker, 51, is sentenced in May. Stahlnecker was convicted...
  • Police make arrests in two recent homicides, cite domestic incidents

    Police make arrests in two recent homicides, cite domestic incidents
    Homicide detectives have made arrests in what they describe as two domestic slayings: the recent killings of a Baltimore nurse and a woman whose body was set on fire behind a vacant home. Since Feb. 5, police have made arrests in four homicides, two of...
  • Judge to choose adult or juvenile court in Howard murder

    Judge to choose adult or juvenile court in Howard murder
    Morgan Lane Arnold's bedroom at her mother's house was painted pink and lilac, with white unicorns prancing in a border that ran along the walls. Even at 14, her mother said, she still believed in unicorns. The room has been repainted recently, the...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Man shot in South Baltimore early Monday dies

    Man shot in South Baltimore early Monday dies
    A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver was identified as the man fatally shot early Monday morning in southern Baltimore. Police said Craig Ray Jr. was found lying on the ground, shot in the back, at 12:07 a.m. in the 2400 block of Wilgrey Court, a...
  • Police shoot robbery suspect outside Baltimore homeless shelter

    Police shoot robbery suspect outside Baltimore homeless shelter
    Baltimore police said officers shot a man they encountered while responding to a robbery call near the city's Code Blue homeless shelter. Meanwhile, detectives were investigating a homicide in East Baltimore — the first in more than a week. The...
  • Police make arrest in murder at Edgewood motel [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated March 2, 1989: Nearly six weeks after an Edgewood woman was murdered at a motel room in Edgewood, police made another arrest. A 20-year-old woman was arrested 25 years ago this week for killing a 35-year-old whose body was found...
  • Would Ceasefire have stopped Purple Horton?

    Would Ceasefire have stopped Purple Horton?
    Compared to the way the year started — 16 homicides in the first 12 days of January and 27 for the month — February has been quiet in Baltimore. We went more than a week without a single shooting. But given 2014's bloody start, the year-over-...
  • Man cleared of murder after 19 years in prison

    Man cleared of murder after 19 years in prison
    After being cleared of a murder for which he spent two decades in prison, Sabein C. Burgess spent some of his first free moments in a dingy carryout next to the city courthouse holding his baby granddaughter, with his family and lawyers swarming around....