| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
If it seems that tragedies like the shooting at The Mall in Columbia last month are becoming more frequent, it's because they are. That's what a new study published in the FBI's Law Enforcement Bulletin last month concluded. It found that since 2009,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 PM
No one's a stranger in Aberdeen, residents say, and concerns about crime are rare. So, it's hard enough for many to believe an elderly woman would be threatened at gunpoint, much less on two separate occasions.
That the victim would be the matriarch...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A federal judge handed a five year prison sentence Thursday to a former Baltimore Police officer who agreed to run a tax scam with someone she thought was a heroin trafficker.
Ashley Roane, 26, pleaded guilty to extortion and identity theft in November....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Before I retired as a sergeant from the Baltimore Police Department in 1996 after 23 years of service, I had worked in a variety of staff positions. Given my background, I probably know more than the average Baltimorean about how difficult a job being the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work.
On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A federal grand jury indicted two Garrett County developers Tuesday on charges related to a $3.7 million bank fraud conspiracy.
The indictment, announced by U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt, alleges that...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:56 PM
"Any pugilist worth his salt knows when someone's on the ropes, that's when you throw a combination to the gut and a left hook to the jaw." -- Frank Underwood
Rachel loves ice cubes. Rachel loves air conditioning. Rachel loves being cold.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
"Exile. I've managed to isolate the president from everyone, including myself." -- Frank Underwood
Special Prosecutor Dunbar visits with Dr. Larkin, the reverend who served as the Walker's marriage counselor, and threatens him with a subpoena, but the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection.
Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Federal prosecutors are calling for up to a decade in prison for the Howard County resident who became the youngest person ever charged in a terrorism case, arguing that the Pakistani immigrant "linked up with truly dangerous people."
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Federal prosecutors are recommending that Mohammad Hassan Khalid — who pleaded guilty to conspiring to aid terrorists while he attended a Howard county high school — be granted leniency at his sentencing because of his considerable cooperation...