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  • Four years in, Bernstein in primary fight for re-election with Mosby

    Four years in, Bernstein in primary fight for re-election with Mosby
    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...
  • Family disappointed in Arundel officer's exoneration in dog shooting

    Family disappointed in Arundel officer's exoneration in dog shooting
    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...
  • 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...
  • Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges

    Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges
    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...
  • 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...
  • Man on trial in shooting of Howard officer hit with federal charge

    Man on trial in shooting of Howard officer hit with federal charge
    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...
  • Hyattsville man indicted on first-degree murder charge

    Hyattsville man indicted on first-degree murder charge
    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...
  • Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said

    Officer charged with killing dog set out to 'gut' it, witnesses said
    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...
  • Prosecutors drop drug case affected by alleged evidence room theft

    Prosecutors drop drug case affected by alleged evidence room theft
    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...
  • 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...
  • Lessons from Nala [Commentary]

    Lessons from Nala [Commentary]
    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...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    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...