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  • Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]

    Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]
    One of my earliest childhood memories is going door-to-door at the Kendale Apartments on Maiden Choice Lane in Arbutus with Mom. The purpose of the exercise was not to solicit contributions on behalf of a political candidate, however. Rather, Mom and a...
  • Md. Senate candidate wanted for theft in Texas

    Md. Senate candidate wanted for theft in Texas
    A week before Maryland's primary elections, prosecutors in Texas are seeking to extradite a Baltimore candidate for state Senate on a felony charge of theft. Will J. Hanna, 43, who is challenging Sen. Lisa Gladden in the Democratic primary for the...
  • Highland woman pleads to murder in drug deal shooting

    Highland woman pleads to murder in drug deal shooting
    A Highland woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree murder charge in Howard County Circuit Court in connection with the fatal shooting of a Laurel man inside his pickup truck earlier this year. Lauren Elizabeth Maready, 19, of the 12000 block...
  • Charges dropped against parents living in squalid sailboat

    Charges dropped against parents living in squalid sailboat
    Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against a couple who were found living with their two boys aboard a cold, filthy sailboat in the Magothy River this winter. Sherri Kelly, 44, and John J. Kelly, 53, initially were charged with failing to send...
  • Edgewood man charged with setting fire outside liquor store, obstructing firefighters

    Edgewood man charged with setting fire outside liquor store, obstructing firefighters
    An Edgewood man was arrested last week for allegedly setting a fire outside a business and then allegedly keeping firefighters from getting to it, according to charging documents. John D. Groth, 58, of the 500 block of Freys Road, is accused of setting...
  • Opposed to council giving up zoning authority [Letter]

    The following was addressed to the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication. I am against the proposed bill to amend the County Charter to remove the responsibility of the Council in its role as the Board of Appeals in Zoning matters....
  • Edgewood man accused of robbing Aberdeen Wawa

    A 59-year-old Edgewood man has been accused of robbing Wawa in Aberdeen early Sunday afternoon, according to the Aberdeen Police Department. James E. Lytle, of the 1700 block of Judy Way, allegedly implied he had a gun and demanded cash from the clerk in...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear Md. tax case

    Supreme Court agrees to hear Md. tax case
    With $50 million a year in county revenues on the line, the U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it would hear a challenge to a ruling by Maryland's highest court that some taxes on out-of-state income are collected in violation of the Constitution. A...
  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Towson gynecologist pleads guilty to painkiller distribution

    Towson gynecologist pleads guilty to painkiller distribution
    Towson gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally dispensing narcotic painkillers to his girlfriend and two others, according to federal court documents. Under a plea agreement, the former OB/GYN and surgeon at Greater Baltimore...
  • Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case

    Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case
    Baltimore County will pay at least $1.6 million in a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments, county officials said Wednesday, ending a lengthy legal standoff during which a judge at one point threatened County Executive Kevin...
  • 'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]

    'Peace Cross' dispute turns on misreading of Constitution [Letter]
    The atheists and humanists are at it again. Now, they want a federal judge to order the dismantling of the "Peace Cross," a memorial to Prince George's County's World War I war dead which has stood on public land since 1925 ("Md. cross in church-state...