| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A federal court judge set a hearing date Wednesday in the 15-month dispute over who owns a tiny Renoir painting that was stolen in 1951 from the Baltimore Museum of Art, but she also urged both parties to consider settling.
The miniature landscape was...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar — a major cocaine dealer, perhaps.
Message boards on Silk Road — the world's most popular online...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:42 AM
A 27-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his cell phone while walking on the waterfront promenade in front of the Ritz Carlton Residences on Sunday evening, police confirmed.
Police said the victim was listening to music as he strolled the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Baltimore plans to give more than 9,000 households huge plastic trash cans on wheels — complete with tracking devices to prevent theft — under a pilot program that, if successful, could lead to a $10 million citywide expansion.
The plan is...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes.
Prince George's County
Larchdale Road, 13100 block, Nov. 10. Break-in report.
Hunting Lane, 8800 block, Nov. 10. Theft.
Blue Ponds Terrace, 12500 block, Nov. 9. Theft from...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's is increasing its efforts to prevent people from leaving their cars running, unattended and unlocked in an effort to prevent vehicle and related thefts.
During the cold months, people often are tempted to leave cars...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:45 AM
A Towson University student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night near the school’s campus, Baltimore County Police said Monday.
Police spokeswoman Elise Armacost said police and EMS units were called to the corner of Burke Avenue and Centre...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Welcome back to a Race with 99 percent less facial hair than it had last week. Cue my harrumphy sigh.
The teams take trains from Poland to Vienna, Austria. Overachiever Amy is excited to go where "The Sound of Music" was filmed.
Everyone ends up on...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Speaking in Baltimore last week, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander defended the methods his agency uses to spy on the private phone calls and emails of millions of American citizens, but he did appear to give a little ground to critics...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:58 PM
A car crashed into a state police patrol vehicle Saturday, injuring its driver and two state troopers who were investigating an armed robbery, according to police.
Trooper Zachary Shelley was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment, as was...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A Baltimore man who was fatally shot near railroad tracks in Anne Arundel County Thursday night went to the location to buy a car he had seen advertised online, Anne Arundel County police said.
The man, identified by police as Rene Filsfdelfo Leiva-...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Baltimore County authorities say they found Social Security numbers and other personal information from more than 12,000 current and former county workers on the computer of a man who used to work for a county information-technology contractor.