| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Prosecutors told a military hearing officer on Tuesday that three Naval Academy football players engaged in sexual acts with a drunken female midshipman at an off-campus party last year and then lied about it repeatedly to investigators.
Lawyers for the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...
| May 1, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts is seeking applicants for the Harford County District Court judgeship left vacant by the retirement of Judge John L. Dunnigan, who left the bench effective March 1.
Any lawyer interested in applying is...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:20 AM
State lawmakers are asking the Baltimore County Council to postpone a vote on a measure that would change the way public employees may challenge decisions on retirement benefits, saying it could violate state law.
All but two members of the county...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Ignoring pleas from union leaders and the county's Annapolis delegation, the Baltimore County Council approved a bill Tuesday changing how county employees can appeal decisions about retirement benefits.
The council voted 6-1 in favor of the bill,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:56 PM
County Sheriff Kenneth Tregoning announced that the annual Carroll County Sheriff's Office Personnel Awards were presented to the following recipients in recognition of their commitment to public service and exemplary performance:
• Sgt. Thomas...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Harford County has a judicial vacancy at the Circuit Court level and will soon have one at the District Court level.
Circuit Court Judge Emory A. Plitt Jr. retired effective Feb. 1 after serving on the bench since 1999. Plitt turns 70 on Saturday, the...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County labor leaders plan to fight legislation by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would change the way public workers appeal county decisions on their retirement benefits, saying the bill would stack the deck against employees.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:51 PM
In a frantic search for his own missing teenage daughter, the lead detective in the Phylicia Barnes murder case donned a black hooded sweatshirt and, along with two other men, forced his way into a Northeast Baltimore apartment where he believed she was...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Edward Joseph Snowden, the government contractor who revealed the National Security Agency's massive telephone- and Internet-surveillance program, has left few public clues about his life growing up in Crofton and Ellicott City.
Snowden, 29, attended...