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  • Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed

    Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed
    A lawsuit that accuses Creig Northrop Team, Long & Foster and several mortgage firms — including Long & Foster's Prosperity Mortgage Co. — of perpetrating mortgage fraud to ease home buying and selling could go before a jury, after the...
  • UMB official resigns amid fraud lawsuit

    UMB official resigns amid fraud lawsuit
    A University of Maryland, Baltimore official resigned Thursday amid inquiries into allegations that he defrauded an Oklahoma university of more than $1 million in a previous job and diverted the money to businesses from which he financially benefited....
  • Baltimore Co. police cadet charged with evidence vault drug theft

    Baltimore Co. police cadet charged with evidence vault drug theft
    A Baltimore County police cadet stole drugs with a street value of more than $125,000 from the evidence vault at the department's headquarters and sold the drugs to two cousins, according to charging documents and police officials. Nicholas Michael...
  • Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid

    Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid
    An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home. Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...
  • Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges

    Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges
    The 34-year-old man charged with shooting and critically wounding an off-duty Baltimore police officer this year has been indicted in federal court on drug and weapons charges, according to court records unsealed this week. Gregg Thomas was arrested in...
  • Former Baltimore County insurance CEO agrees to remain in jail for now

    Former Baltimore County insurance CEO agrees to remain in jail for now
    The founder of a Baltimore County insurance company arrested this week in connection with an alleged scheme to mislead regulators about the financial health of the firm consented Friday to remain in detention for now. Jeffrey Cohen, former CEO of...
  • Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood

    Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood
    Two people were stabbed in separate incidents in Edgewood late Thursday night and early Friday morning, just hours after there was an attempted robbery at knifepoint elsewhere in the community, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The first...
  • Authorities contacting victims of accused mail thief

    Authorities contacting victims of accused mail thief
    Investigators are contacting people they believe were the victims of a postman accused of stealing bagfuls of mail — a fairly straightforward task, apparently, because evidence they've seized has the victims' addresses written on the front. "U.S....
  • Family of man killed in van crash sues church

    The family of a man killed when a church van he was riding in careened off an Illinois highway has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the church, alleging that it is responsible for his death. Andrew James Canada, 53, and four other members of the...
  • Federal appeals court ruling could lead to more reduced sentences

    Federal appeals court ruling could lead to more reduced sentences
    A federal appeals court ruling could add to the number of inmates with legal grounds to seek reduced sentences because of a shifting interpretation of sentencing guidelines and what constitutes a violent crime. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Start a conversation on Capitol Hill [Letter]

    Start a conversation on Capitol Hill [Letter]
    If you told me a few years ago that I would be spending my vacation days talking to Congress, I would have thought you were out of your mind. But I ended up on Capitol Hill recently, lobbying with 600 other Americans from all walks of life. We went to...
  • 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...