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  • City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge

    City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge
    A Baltimore City schools police officer pleaded guilty Monday to drug conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court, and faces no less than five years in prison. Napoleon McLain Jr., 31, a four-year veteran whose father was a longtime Baltimore Police...
  • Breaking a vicious cycle [Editorial]

    Breaking a vicious cycle  [Editorial]
    For far too many young people who get caught up in the criminal justice system, an arrest or conviction for even a minor, non-violent offense can become a one-way ticket to a shrunken future that slams the door on opportunities for the rest of their...
  • Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say

    Baltimore native ran cross-country drug ring that brought heroin to city, authorities say
    From a home base in Houston, federal authorities say, a Remington native has been directing a cross-country drug operation that shipped large quantities of heroin to Baltimore, New York, New Orleans and elsewhere. Fred Douglas Brooks III, 46, had...
  • 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...
  • Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case

    Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case
    About 50 people gathered in Annapolis on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a Glen Burnie man who shot and killed another man last fall. Relatives and supporters of Kendall Green are hoping the federal government will investigate the case as a hate...
  • 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...
  • Jury selection begins for Arundel road rage murder case

    Jury selection begins for Arundel road rage murder case
    Jury selection begins Friday in the murder trial of Joseph Lamont Walker, a New Jersey police officer accused of the fatal shooting of a Lansdowne man during a road rage incident in Anne Arundel County last summer. The case will go on as scheduled after...
  • Bring Bergdahl back for court martial [Letter]

    Bring Bergdahl back for court martial [Letter]
    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...
  • Officer alleges jail leaders held town hall meetings with BGF

    Officer alleges jail leaders held town hall meetings with BGF
    Management 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 former corrections officer told the FBI as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation. The...
  • Critics attack soldier swap

    Critics attack soldier swap
    The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
  • 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...
  • In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]

    In 2014, why are women still struggling to get basic care? [Commentary]
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a troubling ruling in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs....