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  • Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial board really should read the Supreme Court decision, not just the dissent, before you write an editorial on it ("Corporations v. People," July 1). First, this decision concerns only the contraceptive mandate and should not be...
  • Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser

    Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser
    Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Park Heights area, he was the son of Philip...
  • Hobby Lobby: look behind the headlines [Commentary]

    Hobby Lobby: look behind the headlines [Commentary]
    The Greens, the evangelical Christians who own 500 craft shops called Hobby Lobby, aren't the people on whom we should be focusing our anger this week. Neither is the Mennonite Hahn family, owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties They aren't the bad guys....
  • BGF and officials discussed improvements to Baltimore jail, corrections officer says

    BGF and officials discussed improvements to Baltimore jail, corrections officer says
    Officials at the Baltimore jail held "town hall meetings" with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to get tips on how to better operate the institution, a corrections officer told the FBI. At the get togethers managers and gang members would discuss...
  • Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

    Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security
    Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security. Union leaders say the small agency is...
  • Lured by woman, Owings Mills man stabbed 60 times, police say

    Lured by woman, Owings Mills man stabbed 60 times, police say
    A woman lured an Owings Mills man into a robbery with the promise of sex, then, with an accomplice, stabbed him 60 times, her co-defendant allegedly told Baltimore police this week. The killing occurred just after midnight on July 4 in the Broadway East...
  • DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation

    DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation
    A former 98 Rock disc jockey and Harford County resident must remain in jail until the end of the summer for violating his probation stemming from a 2012 drunk-driving accident, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday. Stephen G. "Stash" Smith, 50, of...
  • Handguns stolen in Abingdon; man punched in nose in Havre de Grace [Harford Police Blotter]

    Handguns stolen in Abingdon; man punched in nose in Havre de Grace [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Cable was stolen Friday from in front of a home in the 500 block of Aldino-Stepney Road. Tires were slashed Saturday in the 3600 block of Churchville Road. Aberdeen...
  • Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case

    Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case
    A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang. A juror who...
  • Bel Air Police arrest second man suspected in snowball stand break-in

    Bel Air Police arrest second man suspected in snowball stand break-in
    An investigation into two snowball stand burglaries in Bel Air has resulted in the identification of two suspects – one of whom has an extensive criminal record and was characterized during a bail hearing as a "danger to the community." Earlier...
  • Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages

    Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages
    Employers at the port of Baltimore have asked a federal judge to force a local longshoremen's union to pay them more than $3.8 million in damages from a three-day strike last year. The lawsuit is the latest escalation in a long-standing labor contract...
  • Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned

    Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York's "cannibal cop" released from jail after overturning the former city police officer's conviction for plotting to kidnap, kill and cook women. U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan threw out the...