| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:26 PM
A Maryland prisoner who pleaded guilty in September to sending a threatening letter to a federal judge was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in federal prison, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office.
The man had also threatened to...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:35 PM
A Baltimore firefighter has been charged with running an online prostitution ring and unlicensed after-hours club in a Southwest Baltimore warehouse, less than two years after he received probation in Baltimore County in a similar sex trafficking case....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:46 PM
— Tim Donaghy says he doesn't bet on basketball anymore.
But basketball gambling is what pays his bills these days.
Like a recovering alcoholic tending bar for his old drinking buddies, the ex-NBA referee has been breaking down game tape and...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:57 PM
A New York City police officer was charged Thursday with conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women whose names he listed in his computer.
In a criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan federal court, Gilberto Valle III, 28, of Forest Hills,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Neighbors, friends and Aberdeen city officials reacted with a mixture of shock, dismay and alarm Wednesday over the abduction of Vi Ripen from her home Tuesday morning.
Though the Ripken family matriarch, who is the mother of baseball Hall of FamerCal...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Though his tenure as the special agent in charge of the FBI's Baltimore field office wasn't long - just under three years - Richard A. McFeely helped oversee investigations that took out high-profile targets that had been on the radar of law enforcement...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Like the ghosts of Shakespeare's Banquo or Dickens' Jacob Marley, the specter of the late commie-hunting congressman from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, will always be with us. It is summoned up today, by some on the left, who use it as a tool to thwart...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts says that the Black Guerrilla Family gang is spurring much of the recent violence in the city as it tries to expand its reach.
Batts, who recently took over as commissioner after working 30 years on the...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:21 PM
A photo of the suspect in the Violet R. Ripken abduction has led to "numerous" tips aiding in the investigation, according to Aberdeen police, who released no other new details Friday.
A man abducted Ripken at gunpoint Tuesday and drove her around in...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Police continue their hunt for the man who they believe abducted Vi Ripken from her Aberdeen home last week and then returned her to the neighborhood unharmed about 24 hours later, and the city's mayor, who was away on vacation last week, is calling the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:31 PM
An alleged Baltimore contract killer who went by the street name "Tony Montana" is in federal custody after authorities say he agreed to execute the associate of an apparent drug dealer — who was actually an undercover FBI agent.