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  • Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say

    Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney was dealt a significant setback Friday when elections officials determined that he did not collect enough signatures to appear on the November ballot. Russell A....
  • Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]

    Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]
    I was not surprised to read the view of The Sun's editorial board in "End the pension fight" (Aug. 8), but your facts are incorrect. The police and fire unions made a proposal in September of 2009 regarding the fire and police pension plan. While the...
  • Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

    Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford
    Construction is proceeding on a $180 million expansion of Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas pipeline network in Harford County, as legal representatives for the company and Fallston-area landowners continue to determine procedures to compensate...
  • FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen

    FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen
    FBI agents tipped off about a drug shipment on its way to Aberdeen found a motor home stuffed with 31 kilograms of cocaine and heroin, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.  A confidential source told authorities in June that a man...
  • Trial postponed for teen accused in father Dennis Lane's murder

    Trial postponed for teen accused in father Dennis Lane's murder
    The Howard County trial for a 16-year-old accused of planning her father's murder has been postponed until February. Defense attorneys for Morgan Lane Arnold asked for the delay so the teen can undergo further psychiatric evaluation. Arnold is accused...
  • Court orders clean-up at vacant properties

    Court orders clean-up at vacant properties
    A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ordered an absentee Baltimore landlord to clean up about 50 blighted properties within 90 days, the first ruling since a state law was amended two years ago to make it easier for community groups to sue the...
  • Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault

    Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault
    A University of Maryland lacrosse player was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, his lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped a felony sex assault charge against Benjamin Chisolm and a...
  • City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home

    City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home
    Hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the Inner Harbor on Thursday evening to protest police misconduct and brutality and stand in solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old has sparked days of civil...
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Mount Washington school redefines education

    Mount Washington school redefines education
    Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood. The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
  • Where was the beef? [Commentary]

    Where was the beef? [Commentary]
    A decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upholding federal regulations requiring that meat labels state where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered, is a win for consumers, public health and American meat producers....
  • Court of Special Appeals hears Howard referendum case

    Court of Special Appeals hears Howard referendum case
    With just two weeks left to submit questions for the November general election ballot, attorneys on both sides of a Howard County referendum case made their arguments before three Court of Special Appeals judges in Annapolis Monday morning.  The case...