| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71.
Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:37 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood.
The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:23 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upholding federal regulations requiring that meat labels state where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered, is a win for consumers, public health and American meat producers....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Harborview condo association must pay the owner of one of the tower's penthouses more than $15,500 each month for failing to complete maintenance within a court-ordered deadline.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A man who, with his fiance, stole $130,000 from a Dundalk bank where she had previously worked as a teller, was sentenced in federal court Friday, authorities said.
U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Darrius Roszario D. Washington, age 20,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:57 PM
When Maryland's government hires a company to provide around-the-clock nursing care to severely disabled foster children — arguably the state's most vulnerable residents — it requires the contractor to have its business affairs in order.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I served 24 years in the United States Army, 21 of them in Special Forces, and I fought in two combat campaigns, El Salvador and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Command Sgt. Major Dan Pitzer, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam and later a senior civilian...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Another man has been charged in connection with two bank robberies in Harford County earlier this month.
Phillip Lockett, 39, of the 800 block of Rising Sun Road in Rising Sun, was arrested Saturday after a bench warrant was issued June 19. He is...