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  • Breathing easier [Editorial]

    The American Lung Association's latest ranking for U.S. cities with the worst air pollution rates the Baltimore-Washington area ninth worst for ground-level ozone, exceeded only by smog-shrouded regions of California and Texas. No other community on the...
  • Phone sex is not really sex, Maryland court rules in divorce case

    Phone sex is not really sex, Maryland court rules in divorce case
    Like a lot of break ups, the end of Nick Bergeris' marriage was complicated, according to court documents. Yes, he moved out after wife took out a protective order against him. And, yes, he eventually filed for divorce. But even then the couple spent...
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid's misdemeanor battery case set for June 4 court date

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid's misdemeanor battery case set for June 4 court date
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid has been assigned a June 4 court date in his pending misdemeanor battery case in Key West, Fla., according to a Monroe County courthouse clerk. Reid previously pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of...
  • Harford residents still pushing for legislation to regulate bright lights

    Harford residents still pushing for legislation to regulate bright lights
    Leaders of the Friends of Harford land use advocacy group said they are still waiting for Harford County to pass a law that will regulate how bright outdoor lights can be on businesses and other properties. The group wants to limit what it calls "light...
  • Death row inmate: Executions repealed for me, too

    Death row inmate: Executions repealed for me, too
    Death row inmate Jody Lee Miles asked an appeals court this week to rule that Maryland's death penalty repeal applies to inmates who were already sentenced to die when executions were outlawed last year. Attorneys for Miles, who was convicted in a...
  • Harford sheriff says legalizing drugs would 'compound our problems'

    Harford sheriff says legalizing drugs would 'compound our problems'
    Drugs continue to be Harford County's biggest crime-related problem, and legalizing any of them would only make things worse, Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane said earlier this week. Bane told the County Council at a budget review session Tuesday...
  • Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot

    Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot
    A mother charged with leaving her 4-year-old daughter in a car for eight hours while she gambled at Maryland Live casino on New Year's Eve pleaded guilty Thursday and has been sentenced to five days in jail, and was ordered to stay away from gambling...
  • State courts warn of phone scam alleging jury duty fines

    State courts warn of phone scam alleging jury duty fines
    People in Maryland are being called and told to pay a fine over the phone for missing jury duty. It's a scam. The Maryland Judiciary on Friday issued a warning about calls that have surfaced in Prince George's County, where someone claiming to work...
  • Fight for free, open Internet renewed as FCC considers new regulations

    Fight for free, open Internet renewed as FCC considers new regulations
    On one side are technologists, preaching that open access to unlimited Internet bandwidth is the bedrock of innovation for a 21st-century economy — and is under threat. On the other are telecommunications giants that say they are equally committed...
  • Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases

    Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases
    As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases. In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
  • Ray Rice case in N.J. highlights debate over courtroom cameras

    Ray Rice case in N.J. highlights debate over courtroom cameras
    As he walked into the Atlantic County, N.J., courthouse for his arraignment on assault charges, Ravens running back Ray Rice was followed by television cameras. Inside was no relief from their lenses, either, with cameras rolling and photographers...
  • The local religion [Editorial]

    The local religion  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision to allow explicitly Christian prayer at the start of local government meetings will have the unfortunate effect of alienating those with minority religious beliefs or no religious faith at all. The 5-4 decision turned...