| 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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:01 PM
A Baltimore County man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting and stabbing death of a man who was on the phone with 911 when he was attacked in a wooded area of Glen Burnie last January.
A jury in Anne Arundel...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:56 AM
As temperatures dipped in February and March, Baltimore's homicide count dropped, as well, prompting many on social media to wonder if there's a correlation. Arguments on both sides can be bolstered by just looking at the first three months of 2014....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The call to the county homicide detective came in the middle of the night. A man had been gunned down at a bus stop on Eastern Boulevard in Essex. Found on the scene, the victim's cellphone held a message from someone named Ashley. It read simply, "You...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The FBI announced Thursday that a Maryland man — who is accused killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 — has been added to the bureau's 10 most wanted list.
Authorities say William Bradford Bishop Jr., a cultured, high-ranking State...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:51 PM
When Trena Williams was charged last fall with first-degree murder and held without bail, she was four months pregnant. Behind bars, inmates get prenatal care.
So when the charges were later reduced to accessory after the fact and she was released on...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:43 PM
In his final moments, Darren Bell made a call to 911. "Trace this call, please," he said. "I think I'm about to be killed."
Moments later, a pop and screams can be heard on the 911 recording. "They shot me!" he told the operator.
Police say that not...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Baltimore Police are offering a reward in return for information in last week's killing of a talented, 17-year-old, soon-to-be Edmondson-Westside High School graduate who was trying to improve the community for his peers while eyeing a career in the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Police fanned out Friday afternoon to search for clues in the killing of teenager Michael Mayfield in Northwest Baltimore, handing out fliers with the victim's image as they moved door to door along Lyndhurst Avenue.
Two days after the fatal shooting of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36.