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  • Man shot by FBI in Owings Mills was known BGF member

    Man shot by FBI in Owings Mills was known BGF member
    A man fatally shot by FBI agents outside an Owings Mills Sam's Club last month was a known Black Guerrilla Family gang member under surveillance in a federal narcotics investigation, according to a Baltimore County police report. FBI agents were...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's Trial

    'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's Trial
    Much as it was on the Blackwater and at the Eyrie, Tyrion Lannister’s is once again in danger. And, much as he did in those situations, Tyrion must rely on his phenomenal way with words (and Peter Dinklage’s phenomenal acting) to sidestep that...
  • Sun editorial wrong on bail process [Letter]

    Sun editorial wrong on bail process [Letter]
    Regarding you recent editorial on bail reform, The Sun's publishes stuff without any effort to verify the facts ("Bail reform is still needed," May 7). You write that "in practice judges rarely overturn the commissioners' decisions regarding bond...
  • Woman in confrontation with police in Bel Air pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    Woman in confrontation with police in Bel Air pleads guilty to disorderly conduct
    A Davidsonville woman, who was videotaped in a physical and verbal confrontation with Bel Air Police officers outside Looney's Pub in Bel Air in March, took a plea before judgment for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in Harford County District...
  • Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash

    Severn woman pleads guilty to negligent driving in fatal crash
    A 21-year-old woman police had accused of distracted driving in a fatal 2013 crash in Anne Arundel County pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser traffic charge and was fined $500 after prosecutors acknowledged they couldn't prove she had been texting during...
  • Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer

    Carroll commissioners resume practice of sectarian Christian prayer
    A member of the Carroll Board of County Commissioners opened the panel's meeting Tuesday with a prayer "in Jesus' name," resuming the controversial practice a week after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that similar prayers before government meetings in an...
  • Prosecution rests in Columbia murder trial

    Prosecution rests in Columbia murder trial
    Prosecutors in the murder trial of a North Carolina man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in Columbia last May rested their case Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court. The prosecution's case, which began on May 7, included testimony from...
  • Arundel government must pay $100,000 attorney fees to former Leopold employee

    Arundel government must pay $100,000 attorney fees to former Leopold employee
    Anne Arundel County government must pay more than $100,000 in attorneys' fees to a former county employee who sued, claiming she was wrongfully fired by former County Executive John R. Leopold.. U.S. District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake on...
  • Jury acquits Baltimore detective on perjury, misconduct charges

    Jury acquits Baltimore detective on perjury, misconduct charges
    A Baltimore police detective was acquitted Wednesday of charges that he had lied to get a warrant to search a Northwest Baltimore home in 2012. Prosecutors said Thomas E. Wilson III, a 20-year veteran, falsely told a judge that he saw a suspect carry a...
  • 60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]

    60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]
    Among my fellow liberals this is not a popular view: Brown v. Board, the historic Supreme Court decision of May 1954, has had negative consequences as well as positive. The unanimous decision of the court was intended to ensure that black students would...
  • WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says

    WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says
    Vladimir Mehul Baptiste imagined conversations with his family, according to his mother, banged on the walls of his home screaming, "What's wrong with me?" and sat in a rainstorm because he said it felt good. The man now accused of ramming a stolen...