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  • Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings

    Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings
    A next-door neighbor and law school classmate of Lauren Giddings, a North Laurel woman killed in 2011 in Macon, Ga., pleaded guilty to a murder charge and was sentenced to life in prison in a Georgia court Monday morning, according to David Cooke Jr.,...
  • Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

    Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about...
  • Acme grocery store employees go on strike [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, April 23, 1964: Members of the Local 692 of the AFL-CIO Retail Clerks International Association went on strike 50 years ago against 57 Acme Markets, causing the closure of Harford County's grocery...
  • Suspected bank robber caught through fingerprint on note

    A Baltimore man charged in a string of area bank robberies was linked to the crimes through a fingerprint on a note he handed a teller in an Anne Arundel County robbery, the FBI says in court documents.  Tony Derrell Bunch, 31, was arrested by the FBI's...
  • Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers

    Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers
    More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the region that doesn't require background checks for...
  • Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct

    Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct
    A veteran Baltimore police sergeant received probation Friday after being convicted for failing to act during an assault on a drug suspect. Sgt. Marinos N. Gialamas said that it was "a split-second decision" that had ended with him standing before a...
  • NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

    NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision
    The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • O'Malley swayed by religion [Letter]

    O'Malley swayed by religion [Letter]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley regularly puts millions of public dollars into the state budget to provide textbook and technology aid to non-public schools (many of which are associated with and controlled by the Catholic Church, to which he is obviously devoted)....
  • The right side of history [Commentary]

    The right side of history [Commentary]
    When you read about this nation's past, it is quite obvious what the phrase "right side of history" means. We know, for example, that abolitionists, women's rights organizers and civil rights activists were on the right side of history. And quite often we...
  • Baltimore prosecutor hits streets to start re-election campaign

    Baltimore prosecutor hits streets to start re-election campaign
    Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein got to work on his re-election campaign in a low-key way Saturday, knocking on the doors of likely voters in Northwest Baltimore and asking for their support. It was one of the first campaign activities...
  • Man charged in trying to stab uncle, stabs himself

    Man charged in trying to stab uncle, stabs himself
    A man is charged in connection with an incident in Edgewood Saturday in which he allegedly tried to stab his uncle but ended up cutting himself, police said. Willie Smiley, 32, who police said has no fixed address, went to visit his uncle Friday night...