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  • Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel County

    Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel County
    Joseph Dale Harvey Jr. was fatally shot on the side of a highway in Millersville last summer because he picked the wrong man to feud with over a driving mistake, a prosecutor charged in court Monday. The defense argued that Harvey used a racial slur,...
  • Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane

    Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane
    A Howard County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for the murder of his teenage girlfriend's father, well-known businessman and blogger Dennis Lane — a slaying prosecutors and defense lawyers say was the result of a toxic teenage...
  • Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers

    Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers
    After just four hours of deliberation Monday, a Howard County jury convicted a homeless man on multiple counts of attempted murder, assault and gun crimes for his role in a Route 1, daytime shootout with police last year that wounded one county police...
  • Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

    Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating
    A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex that prosecutors say left the other man unable to walk, speak or feed himself, according to Howard County State's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing

    Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing
    A second officer has been suspended as the Baltimore Police Department investigates a case in which a dog's throat was slit. Officer Thomas Schmidt, a 24-year veteran assigned to the Emergency Services unit, was placed on paid administrative leave after...
  • 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...
  • Glen Burnie man acquitted in shooting death of visitor to his home

    A Glen Burnie man was acquitted Friday of charges that he murdered a man who barged into his home last fall. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge William C. Mulford II ruled that prosecutors had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Matthew...