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  • Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

    Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial
    Jurors are set to resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer accused of shooting a man to death last summer on the side of a Millersville highway. Joseph Lamont Walker, 41, is charged with first-degree murder in the...
  • Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case

    Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case
    Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of an off-duty New Jersey police officer accused of murdering a Lansdowne man following a road-rage incident last summer in Anne Arundel County During the final day of testimony in Circuit Court on...
  • Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing

    Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing
    James Featherstone, accused at 16 in the killing of Alan Trimakas, a Johns Hopkins medical student, won his freedom Tuesday afternoon — his life sentence suspended at 35 years because of a court ruling that found a serious flaw in the handling of...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • Ex-cop accused of violating pre-trial terms in Bel Air domestic assault case

    Ex-cop accused of violating pre-trial terms in Bel Air domestic assault case
    A retired Baltimore police officer accused of assaulting his wife at his Bel Air home allegedly violated court orders to stop contacting the victim, who also got a court protective order issued Tuesday. Dan Lioi, formerly a lieutenant colonel with the...
  • Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]

    Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]
    In a letter in the Sun, Kelli Kirchner of Cumberland expresses her happiness with the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and seems to believe no one should question or try to change it ("Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court decision?"...
  • Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

    Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating
    A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex that prosecutors say left the other man unable to walk, speak or feed himself, according to Howard County State's...
  • Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon

    Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon
    While a suspect in at least two of a string of recent Harford County convenience store robberies remains in jail without bail, two more armed robberies of 7-Eleven stores, in Fallston and Abingdon, were reported over the weekend. Around 4:20 a.m....
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the hearing...
  • Important articles found in old newspaper files

    In the files of "Harford Democrat and Aberdeen Enterprise" newspapers at the Aberdeen Room Museum, we found important articles concerning changes in the lives of many of our local citizens over the years. Back in 1968, the headline "Residents of Local...
  • Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court

    Teenage killer, now 51, gets another day in court
    Levi Watkins, the pioneering cardiac surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, remembers the date — January 15 — because it was the anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., and because what happened that night still makes him ache. It...