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  • 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...
  • Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting

    Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting
    A Harford County man let out a sigh of relief in the circuit courthouse Thursday afternoon after being cleared of all charges in a 2013 Edgewood murder. Garfield Smith III, 22, faced charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted first-...
  • 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....
  • Bulmer pleads guilty in stabbing death of Ellicott City blogger Dennis Lane

    Bulmer pleads guilty in stabbing death of Ellicott City blogger Dennis Lane
    An Ellicott City man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing to death prominent businessman and blogger Dennis Lane, whose daughter asked for the killing because she was "sick" of her father, according to prosecutors. Jason A. Bulmer, 20, pleaded guilty to...
  • Trial pushed back for Harford woman charged with killing 9-month old daughter

    The trial for a Joppatowne woman, charged with murdering her 9-month old daughter almost 13 months ago, has been pushed back until at least September. Qucelia Yvette Baldeo, 20, of the 900 block of Scannell Court, is charged with first-degree murder,...
  • Better late than never for Ceasefire

    Better late than never for Ceasefire
    "O'Malley smiled and read his mail," David Kennedy, the widely respected criminologist, recalls of a December 1999 meeting with the new mayor of Baltimore. Martin O'Malley sat by while Jack Maple, his crime-fighting consultant from New York City, browbeat...
  • Four indicted in North Laurel drug deal shooting

    Four indicted in North Laurel drug deal shooting
    The four southern Howard County residents charged in the fatal shooting of a Laurel man in his pickup truck in North Laurel last month were indicted on first-degree murder charges Wednesday. The indicted are: Desmick Jermario Lewis, 22, of the 7000...
  • Gun control works [Editorial]

    Gun control works  [Editorial]
    If there were any doubt that Maryland's new gun control law has the potential to reduce crime, a recent study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health ought to dispel it. The researchers found that a handgun...
  • Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community

    Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community
    In the days after a gunman killed two people and himself at The Mall in Columbia, the Nail Trix salon heard from many nervous customers canceling appointments. Manicurist Van Le took several of those calls, struck 15 appointments off his calendar and...
  • No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage

    No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage
    By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on. This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...