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  • 19-year-old mother charged with killing 21-month-old son

    19-year-old mother charged with killing 21-month-old son
    A 19-year-old Baltimore woman was arrested and charged Thursday in the beating death of her 21-month-old son last week, police said. According to charging documents, Cierra Curtis ran up to officers about 11:50 p.m. on June 30 near the Red Carpet Inn in...
  • $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood

    $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood
    The Windsor Valley neighborhood has been the scene of a fatal shooting and four nonfatal stabblings during the past two weeks, part of a larger recent pattern of violence in the Edgewood area of Harford County, but that could change with an investment...
  • 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...
  • Man charged in shootout with Howard Co. police officers argues self-defense

    Man charged in shootout with Howard Co. police officers argues self-defense
    The man accused of wounding a Howard County police officer in a daytime shootout along Route 1 in North Laurel last year said he was acting in self-defense, his lawyer told a Howard County jury Tuesday.  Stephon Prather, 30, is facing three counts each...
  • Howard Co. police officer testifies he shot first in Route 1 shootout

    Howard Co. police officer testifies he shot first in Route 1 shootout
    One of three police officers involved in a shootout that left one officer wounded along Route 1 in North Laurel last year said that he believes he fired the first shot, according to the officer's testimony delivered Wednesday in Howard County Circuit...
  • Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton

    Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton
    Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
  • Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest

    Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest
    Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
  • 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...
  • Gun violence: America's new pastime?

    Gun violence: America's new pastime?
    Given that some sort of horrific, headline-grabbing school shooting now occurs in the United States at a rate of once a week, it's hard to argue against the idea that gun violence is as much a national pastime as baseball. Unlike baseball, however, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...