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  • Two men injured in separate shootings Saturday

    Two men injured in separate shootings Saturday
    Two men were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore Saturday, police said. In the first, a man was shot in the leg in the 2200 block of Jefferson St., in an area east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, around 3 p.m, police said. He was taken to an area...
  • Local governments confront questionable claims

    Local governments confront questionable claims
    Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn. As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
  • Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana

    Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana
    Not long after Neill Franklin stepped behind a lectern in Annapolis to argue for making marijuana legal, the retired law enforcement officer was fighting tears again. It happens all the time — whenever he pauses to think of the futility of the war...
  • Laurel shooting victim target of drug deal robbery

    Laurel shooting victim target of drug deal robbery
    The Laurel man found fatally shot in a pickup truck in North Laurel was shot in the head and is believed to be the target of a drug robbery gone wrong, according to the charging documents produced by Howard County police. Police have charged Desmick...
  • Police and feds launch deadly heroin cocktail investigation

    Police and feds launch deadly heroin cocktail investigation
    Law enforcement agencies across Maryland have launched a joint investigation to find the source of a deadly variant of heroin that has claimed dozens of lives in recent months and sent outreach workers scrambling to warn addicts. Authorities say the...
  • Mother's robbery in Baltimore spurs $5,000 FBI reward offer

    Mother's robbery in Baltimore spurs $5,000 FBI reward offer
    The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of four armed robbers who barged into Mother's Federal Hill Grille, threatened employees at gunpoint and hit one worker with the butt of a shotgun. As employees arrived at the...
  • Officer identified in E. Baltimore police-involved shooting Monday

    Officer identified in E. Baltimore police-involved shooting Monday
    Police identified the officer who fired his weapon at an armed robbery suspect in East Baltimore Monday as Officer Shawn Baker. Baker, 39, who has been on the force since Aug. 1, 2007, shot the man as he drove at officers after being cornered in a...
  • Howard police turn to Twitter after mall shooting [Editorial]

    Howard police turn to Twitter after mall shooting [Editorial]
    Perhaps overlooked in the chaos of last week's shooting at The Mall in Columbia was the way the Howard County Police Department used social media to communicate with citizens. From the start, it released details through Twitter, stringing together 140-...
  • Store owner shot in 1982 robbery dies from injuries

    Store owner shot in 1982 robbery dies from injuries
    Shot in the head in a robbery of his South Caroline Street business in 1982, Tsambikos Diakoloukas never fully recovered. He remained unable to move and in and out of consciousness, with his wife by his side helping to care for him.  Diakoloukas died in...
  • Police investigating shooting in Gwynn Oak

    Police investigating shooting in Gwynn Oak
    Two male suspects are in custody in connection with a shooting Thursday night in Gwynn Oak, Baltimore County police said. Officers from the Woodlawn Precinct responded to the 6800 block of Townbrook Drive in Gwynn Oak around 7:24 p.m., for a report of...
  • Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting

    Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting
    A Harford County man let out a sigh of relief in the circuit courthouse Thursday afternoon after being cleared of all charges in a 2013 Edgewood murder. Garfield Smith III, 22, faced charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted first-...
  • Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting

    Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting
    There has been a confirmed shooting at the Columbia mall. a PIO will be on scene shortly. No updates or new details yet. — Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) January 25, 2014