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  • Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]

    Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian teenager and "strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others" condemning the crime. It adds that these...
  • Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court

    Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court
    Levi Watkins, the pioneering cardiac surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, remembers the date — January 15 — because it was the anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., and because what happened that night still makes him ache. It...
  • Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing

    Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing
    James Featherstone, accused at 16 in the killing of Alan Trimakas, a Johns Hopkins medical student, won his freedom Tuesday afternoon — his life sentence suspended at 35 years because of a court ruling that found a serious flaw in the handling of...
  • 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...
  • Annapolis man found guilty in fatal shooting at 2012 dice game

    Annapolis man found guilty in fatal shooting at 2012 dice game
    An Anne Arundel County jury on Tuesday convicted Clarence Eugene Johnson III of first-degree murder in the 2012 death of a man at a dice game that turned violent. According to police and prosecutors, Johnson, 25, became angry after losing money to...
  • Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash

    Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash
    A 21-year-old woman police had accused of distracted driving in a fatal 2013 crash in Anne Arundel County pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser traffic charge and was fined $500 after prosecutors acknowledged they couldn't prove she had been texting during...
  • Prosecution rests in Columbia murder trial

    Prosecution rests in Columbia murder trial
    Prosecutors in the murder trial of a North Carolina man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in Columbia last May rested their case Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court. The prosecution's case, which began on May 7, included testimony from...
  • Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia

    Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia
    A North Carolina man was found guilty by a Howard County jury Thursday of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her Columbia home last May.   After three hours and 45 minutes of deliberation, Ryan Patrick Matthias, 44, of Charlotte, N.C., was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...