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  • 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...
  • Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum

    Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum
    Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen zoning changes in Howard County to the ballot in November.  In a ruling released Wednesday, three judges from the Court of Special Appeals affirmed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Parkville man convicted in Iran embargo plot

    A Parkville man was convicted Monday of conspiring to ship industrial components to Iran in violation of the U.S. trade embargo on that country, the U.S. attorney's office announced. After a two-week trial in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, a jury...
  • Attorney for teen charged in father's death says boyfriend manipulated her

    Attorney for teen charged in father's death says boyfriend manipulated her
    An attorney for a Howard County teenager accused of conspiring to kill her father said in court Wednesday that the girl was manipulated by her older boyfriend and that it would be unjust to try her as an adult. Prosecutors, though, say lawyers for 16-...
  • MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit

    MdTA police launch probe of K-9 unit
    The Maryland Transportation Authority says it has launched an investigation into its police K-9 unit after the dogs' head trainer alleged problems with the drug-sniffing hounds. The trainer said in a deposition that he had discovered deficiencies in the...
  • The worst job in the world [Commentary]

    The worst job in the world [Commentary]
    Let's say you are an intelligent, successful federal prosecutor from an elite law school and possessing all of the important political contacts in Washington, D.C. An election occurs. Your party wins, and the president-elect begins to put together a...
  • The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]

    The role we all played in McKenzie Elliott's death [Letter]
    She has suffered the loss that every one of us who has a child fears the most, and Nina Epps wants to know who killed her 3-year-old child, McKenzie Elliott. We may have not pulled the trigger, but I believe that every one of us in this city and many...