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  • Schuh declares win in Arundel executive race over Neuman

    Schuh declares win in Arundel executive race over Neuman
    Del. Steve Schuh declared victory late Tuesday night in the hard-fought Republican primary for Anne Arundel's county executive against incumbent Laura Neuman. With nearly all precincts reporting, Schuh held a 54 percent to 46 percent margin of victory...
  • Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries

    Weinstein, Schmidt win Howard Council primaries
    There were few surprises, and even fewer voters, in the local Howard County races as voting results from Tuesday's primary election trickled in. In the hotly contested County Council District 1 races, Democrat and consulting business owner Jon...
  • Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race

    Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race
    Marilyn J. Mosby defeated Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein on Tuesday after criticizing him for failing to live up to promises he made four years ago to win the office. Bernstein conceded shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. "We have...
  • Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts

    Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts
    A little-noticed and highly technical Supreme Court decision is opening the way for dozens of federal inmates from Maryland to seek reduced sentences — even though trial judges found they had violent criminal pasts. For some, the high court...
  • Court decision hurts workers and disabled [Letter]

    Court decision hurts workers and disabled [Letter]
    The challenge and threat to the disabled, workers and public sector unions following the Supreme Court's decision in Harris v. Quinn ("Public unions at risk," July 1) is real. Yet again the court has taken action abridging protections afforded working...
  • Glen Burnie man acquitted in shooting death of visitor to his home

    A Glen Burnie man was acquitted Friday of charges that he murdered a man who barged into his home last fall. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge William C. Mulford II ruled that prosecutors had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Matthew...
  • O'Malley policy draws criticism from immigrant groups

    O'Malley policy draws criticism from immigrant groups
    A policy that Gov. Martin O'Malley said would limit deportations from Baltimore to cases in which the immigrant poses a threat to public safety is facing criticism from advocates, who say it contains a loophole so large it will inevitably fall short of...
  • Former Bel Air resident sentenced for child porn possession

    Former Bel Air resident sentenced for child porn possession
    A former Bel Air resident was sentenced last week to five years in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a federal charge of distributing child pornography. U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Lori Fisher, 46, during a June 11 hearing in...
  • Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution

    Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution
    For members of the Romano family, Tuesday night was the start of trying to let go of the anger that has burdened many of them since the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Marie Garvin nearly 27 years ago. Mrs. Garvin's younger brother Fred A. Romano of...
  • Cecil man arrested, charged in connection with two Harford bank robberies

    Cecil man arrested, charged in connection with two Harford bank robberies
    A Cecil County man has been arrested in connection with two bank robberies in Harford County last week, Maryland State Police said Wednesday. As a result of the bank robberies investigation, two other people from Cecil County have been charged with...
  • Redskins name controversy heats up with federal cancellation of trademark

    Redskins name controversy heats up with federal cancellation of trademark
    Though the Washington Redskins have faced down past legal challenges to their controversial name, the NFL team's defiant battle took a new twist Wednesday against a backdrop of growing political opposition. Efforts to force a change of the Redskins...
  • Former 'Superblock' developers appeal suit's dismissal

    Former 'Superblock' developers appeal suit's dismissal
    A Baltimore judge ruled this week that she will not enforce her decision to dismiss a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" until an appellate court rules on the case. City officials expressed disappointment...