| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Four years ago, Baltimore defense attorney Gregg L. Bernstein emerged from a private practice to run an aggressive campaign targeting a longtime chief prosecutor who Bernstein said had grown complacent.
Now, as he makes his first re-election bid for...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:14 PM
An Anne Arundel County police officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in killing the dog of a Glen Burnie family, whose lawyer said they are disappointed in the outcome.
Officer Rodney Price had been canvassing the neighborhood in February as part of a...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The 34-year-old man charged with shooting and critically wounding an off-duty Baltimore police officer this year has been indicted in federal court on drug and weapons charges, according to court records unsealed this week.
Gregg Thomas was arrested in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:29 PM
As the Howard County trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer began Tuesday, federal authorities also waded into the case by filing a gun charge against the defendant.
State authorities are seeking to prove Stephon Prather, 30, exchanged...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A Hyattsville man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another Hyattsville man in Dayton in May was indicted by a Howard County grand jury last week, the State's Attorney's office announced this week.
Ismael Guerra Vasquez, 36, of the 1400 block...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A Baltimore police officer slit the throat of a dog officers had under control and now faces felony animal cruelty charges, the department said Wednesday.
Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere called the killing "outrageous and unacceptable" and said...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A week after a Baltimore County police cadet was accused of stealing drugs from the department's evidence room, prosecutors said they had dropped charges against a defendant in a case in which some of the drugs were seized.
The trial of 50-year-old...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A Shar-Pei dog named Nala was set loose in a backyard with an inadvertently open gate in Canton last month. Shortly afterward, a well-meaning woman was bitten superficially by Nala as she tried to catch the dog. The woman then called the police, who...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday.
In a wide-ranging news...