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  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Intimidation tactics in play in referendum case [Letter]

    We, as attorneys for many Howard County residents who circulated a referendum petition to put on the ballot comprehensive zoning changes proposed by Ken Ulman and the Council in July 2013 and whose clients are now subject to developer issued subpoenas for...
  • Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect

    Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect
    By the time police arrived at the Maryland Live casino parking garage, Mary McGinnis had been sitting in the passenger seat of the red Ford pickup truck for about five hours, waiting as her son played blackjack inside. The 98-year-old woman, who uses...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Harford SWAT team seizes drugs, guns from Aberdeen home of convicted felon

    Harford SWAT team seizes drugs, guns from Aberdeen home of convicted felon
    An Aberdeen man arrested by Harford County's SWAT team last week is accused of running "a violent and ongoing drug operation" and was ordered held on $500,000 bail Friday. Jeremy Dorsey, 26, of the first block of Cree Avenue, who is a convicted felon,...
  • Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say

    Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say
    Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday. The Howard County teenager was in a state of active psychosis when she...
  • Arundel road-rage murder trial draws wide interest

    Arundel road-rage murder trial draws wide interest
    When a New Jersey police officer goes on trial Monday in Annapolis in the killing of a Lansdowne man during a road rage incident, he won't face the first-degree murder charge alone. Joseph Lamont Walker, 41, will have a defense team that includes a...
  • Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail

    Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail
    The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, and two gun charges. Mark Ramiro, 30, shot...
  • Baltimore man, 21, charged in second murder in five years

    Baltimore man, 21, charged in second murder in five years
    A 21-year-old Baltimore man — convicted less than five years ago of murder — has been charged in a double shooting last week that left 19-year-old Dominic Tales dead and another man critically injured, police said. Police said two officers...
  • Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]

    Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]
    It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the referendum process in Maryland is broken. It most certainly doesn't require a room full of lawyers to determine that, either. Yet, that is what's happening as Maryland's Court of Special...