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  • Mall security in the spotlight in wake of shootings

    Mall security in the spotlight in wake of shootings
    The security apparatus at a shopping center like The Mall in Columbia is designed to be as sophisticated as it is unobtrusive — off-hours training and drills to prepare employees for shootings and other calamities, surveillance cameras that can...
  • City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer

    City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer
    Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010. Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
  • Police: Two dead in Glen Burnie shooting

    Police: Two dead in Glen Burnie shooting
    Two men are dead after a suspected murder-suicide in Glen Burnie on Monday evening, Anne Arundel County police said. Residents of a bottom-floor apartment in a two-story home on Wendover Road in the Marley neighborhood called 911 about 5 p.m. after they...
  • Mental health evaluation ordered in 'exorcism' slayings

    Mental health evaluation ordered in 'exorcism' slayings
    A Montgomery County judge on Friday ordered a mental health evaluation for a woman accused of killing two toddlers in what police said was an attempt at an exorcism. Monifa Sanford, 21, is being held without bond in the Montgomery County jail, charged...
  • Laurel landlord charged with attempted murder in barricade situation

    Laurel landlord charged with attempted murder in barricade situation
    A Laurel landlord arrested Monday after allegedly injuring his tenant during a barricade situation was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and assault, according to city spokesman Pete Piringer. Myung Koo Lee, 44, was charged with first-degree...
  • Inmate guilty in Cumberland prison murder

    Inmate guilty in Cumberland prison murder
    An Allegany County jury has convicted an inmate at Western Correctional Institution in the fatal beating of his cellmate. Corgiss Ross, 45, was found guilty in the November 2012 murder of Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, a prosecutor said Monday. Pridget...
  • Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore

    Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore
    In the late 1990s, David M. Kennedy came to Baltimore riding high in criminology circles, eager to prove his unorthodox approach — which had reduced gun violence in Boston and Minneapolis — could work in one of America's most dangerous cities....
  • Southeast on edge over crime as neighbors call for measured debate

    Southeast on edge over crime as neighbors call for measured debate
    The topic of crime has become so contentious in Southeast Baltimore that Sarah Fox removed herself from her community's Facebook page because she couldn't take the arguing. Fox feels safe in her home along Patterson Park, but her neighbors have been...
  • State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]

    State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]
    Note: This article has been updated to clarify that Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, has yet to release a crime plan.  With talk of the minimum wage, taxes and health care, one issue getting far too little attention in the...
  • Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder

    Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder
    A couple with ties to Maryland is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a Florida police officer. Benjamin Holtermann, wanted in connection with crimes in Maryland, shot and killed Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, after a brief foot...
  • Man, 48, killed in N.E. Baltimore home was nurse

    Man, 48, killed in N.E. Baltimore home was nurse
    Terry Junior Davis was a registered nurse with a good sense of humor and strong work ethic. He seemed to always be in his scrubs and on his way to work, said a neighbor, Dietrich Fitts. Davis lived with his mother and stepfather in a yellow, two-story...
  • Killing of UMES student last year still unsolved, police offer reward

    Killing of UMES student last year still unsolved, police offer reward
    Maryland State Police reiterated their call Wednesday for witnesses to come forward in the unsolved slaying of a University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student a year ago. Edmond St. Clair, a 21-year-old junior biology major from Severn, was fatally...