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  • Police catch inmate who scaled razor wire at Dorsey Run facility

    Police catch inmate who scaled razor wire at Dorsey Run facility
    A minimum security inmate escaped from Dorsey Run Correctional Facility in Jessup early Monday and was captured hours later in the home of an acquaintance. According to the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Larence Godfrey escaped at...
  • Sweeping overhaul for bail review

    Sweeping overhaul for bail review
    The Senate voted 37-9 Monday night for a sweeping overhaul of Maryland's system for deciding who is held and who is released after an arrest. The legislation now goes to the House, where lawmakers have been struggling to reach consensus on their own...
  • Up in smoke [Commentary]

    Up in smoke [Commentary]
    Last week, the Maryland Senate approved Senate Bill 364, which would "decriminalize" possession of marijuana. The Senate bill, which passed 36 to 8, would remove criminal penalties for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and impose small civil...
  • Private prayer and government speech [Letter]

    Private prayer and government speech [Letter]
    The Sun correctly criticized the Carroll County Board of Commissioners for defying a federal court order by opening a recent meeting with a sectarian prayer ("A difficult balance," March 27). But one point was faulty: The editorial expressed concern...
  • $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case

    $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case
    The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of patients through unnecessary heart stent procedures, according to court documents. As many as 273...
  • Hobby Lobby makes a choice, too [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby makes a choice, too [Letter]
    In the article regarding the Hobby Lobby case before the U.S. Supreme Court ("Health care to high court," March 26), Rev. Harry Knox is quoted as saying, "Religious liberty is not about bosses being able to impose their religious beliefs on their...
  • Bel Air man to plead guilty in theft from National Guard: Court filings

    A former National Guard employee from Bel Air, charged in crimes that prosecutors say might have cost the government $300,000, has agreed to plead guilty, according to court filings. U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab set a March 27 hearing date in...
  • Let God do it [Letter]

    Let God do it [Letter]
    If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby and lets companies off the hook for providing employees health care that doesn't square with the company owners' religious beliefs, that will represent a great financial opportunity for employers ("Don'...
  • Oh fudge! Hold the profanity, Ocean City officials say

    Oh fudge! Hold the profanity, Ocean City officials say
    Oh, fudge. Holy moly. Dagnabbit. Whether you've been bitten by a crab, or spent six hours snarled in Bay Bridge traffic, Ocean City hopes you'll mind your language. Town officials will soon be posting signs along the boardwalk asking visitors to...
  • Bill to protect Pax River could scuttle Eastern Shore wind project

    Bill to protect Pax River could scuttle Eastern Shore wind project
    Legislation that could kill a $200 million wind energy project on the Eastern Shore is moving through the General Assembly, pushed by Southern Maryland lawmakers who contend the 600-foot tall turbines threaten their region's most important job generator,...
  • Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio

    Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio
    A Maryland nurse now serving jail time in Ohio for having unwanted sexual contact with a woman in labor has surrendered his state nursing license. James Julian Lewis, 29, voluntarily surrendered his Maryland nursing license Feb. 18, though he pleaded...
  • Trial opens in 2013 murder in rural Arundel woods

    Trial opens in 2013 murder in rural Arundel woods
    In his final moments, Darren Bell made a call to 911. "Trace this call, please," he said. "I think I'm about to be killed." Moments later, a pop and screams can be heard on the 911 recording. "They shot me!" he told the operator. Police say that not...