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  • Isolated confinement and mental illness [Letter]

    Isolated confinement and mental illness [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial highlighting attempts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Maryland and our partner organizations to pass legislation in this year's General Assembly that would require an independent investigation of the use of...
  • Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases

    Some ex-patients, former hospital owner reach deal in stent cases
    Lawyers have reached settlements in two pending class action cases alleging that former cardiologist Mark G. Midei performed unnecessary stent procedures at St. Joseph Medical Center, according to the hospital's former owner. Michael Romano, a...
  • Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend

    Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend
    A Carroll County man who was convicted of kidnapping and assault in the August 2012 sexual assault on his former girlfriend in her Marriottsville home has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court, the county State's Attorney's...
  • Suspected serial burglar's smash and grab in Aberdeen turned deadly

    Suspected serial burglar's smash and grab in Aberdeen turned deadly
    Before he broke into to the Target in Aberdeen in the early morning hours of March 21 and was later shot and killed by police following a high speed highway chase, Rajsaun McCray was already facing store burglary charges in three other Maryland counties....
  • Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down

    Columbia-based endurance race organizer to shut down
    The struggling Columbia Triathlon Association, which has run endurance races throughout Maryland for 30 years and helped raise millions for local charities, plans to turn all its events over to the World Triathlon Corp. and will shut down, the chairman of...
  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • The New Yorker examines BGF scandal at the Baltimore jail

    The New Yorker examines BGF scandal at the Baltimore jail
    It's almost a year since federal authorities announced that Tavon White and the Black Guerrilla Family gang had corrupted the Baltimore City Detention Center from the inside out, and this week's New Yorker magazine has an expansive look at the case....
  • Bengies appeals dismissal of jury verdict over lights

    Bengies appeals dismissal of jury verdict over lights
    The fate of the Baltimore area's last drive-in theater continued to play out in the courts Monday, as the owner of Bengies Drive-In appeared before a three-judge panel in Annapolis. He asked them to reinstate an $838,000 jury award to pay for a wall...
  • Harford deputy pleads guilty to reckless endangerment from 2013 gun incident

    Harford deputy pleads guilty to reckless endangerment from 2013 gun incident
    A Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy pleaded guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment stemming from a 2013 traffic stop altercation during which his service weapon discharged. Deputy First Class Christopher Behles entered the plea in Harford County...
  • Former 98 Rock DJ held without bail in probation violation

    Former 98 Rock DJ held without bail in probation violation
    A former 98 Rock radio personality, who served time in jail after being involved in a 2012 drunk-driving accident in Harford County, is back behind bars, accused of violating his probation in that case. A judge said Friday he'll have to stay there....
  • Isolated confinement [Editorial]

    Isolated confinement  [Editorial]
    In January, Rick Raemisch was brought shackled and handcuffed to a state penitentiary in Colorado and deposited in a 13-by-17-foot cell with nothing in it except a bed, toilet and sink screwed to the floor. His restraints were removed, the door slammed...
  • Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]

    Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]
    Two high profile military sexual assault cases ended with big losses for the prosecution last month. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty to reduced charges and received a light sentence of a written reprimand...