| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Starting this past Monday, people with business in the Harford County Courthouse are no longer sent back to their cars if they're carrying cell phones.
The restriction against cell phones in the courthouse was lifted this week, more than two years after...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:58 PM
If you wanted to use your late husband's frozen sperm to have a baby, you would need his written permission under legislation that appears poised for approval in the Maryland General Assembly.
The House and Senate have both passed bills that would make...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Michael E. Loney, a retired Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge recalled for his moderate temperament, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 5 at his Arnold home. He was 73.
"He was a gentleman and a gentle man," said a friend, Judge Nancy Davis-...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:07 PM
George Warren "Moose" Mix Sr., a well-known Towson attorney whose legal expertise included administrative, criminal and family law, died May 4 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The 30-year Lutherville resident was 74.
"I knew Warren when I was...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Hazel Sanders depends on her Rottweiler, Jurnee, to get her out walking, which she needs for a disabling knee condition, and to help her up if she falls. Two doctors have written letters saying the dog is an important part of her treatment, and she...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside a key pillar of Maryland's plan to reduce soot and smog on Tuesday when it struck down a federal rule aimed at limiting air pollution crossing from one state to another.
Maryland has moved aggressively to cut emissions...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:00 PM
The case of a 17-year-old Aberdeen boy charged with rape in February has been sent back to the juvenile court, where he will plead guilty to a second-degree rape charge.
Brandon Alexander Somerville, of the 700 block of Wineberry Way, was charged Feb....
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:15 AM
President Barack Obama promised a lot when he was a candidate. The big thing was "hope and change." We have received none of that, and, in fact, we have received an administration that is contravening the law and Supreme Court with it's response to the...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A petition by the owners of a Paradise residence to allow their house to be a two-family dwelling has been denied.
Lawrence Stahl, the managing administrative law judge in the county's Office of Administrative Hearings, sent out his decision about the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:54 AM
A new Harford County Circuit Court judge donned a former judge's robe Friday after she was sworn in as the second woman ever to serve on the local court.
Judge M. Elizabeth Bowen's father, retired Calvert County Judge Perry Bowen, watched as his...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Frank J. Federico II, a longtime Towson trial lawyer who was known to his clients as "Mr. Rico," died Sept. 5 of heart failure at his Bethany Beach, Del., summer home. He was 71.
"Frank was an excellent criminal defense attorney and was very well-...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Jim Nicholas lay in a hospital bed recovering after a heart procedure when his attorney called with life-changing news: The Social Security Administration would pay him more than $206,000 in disability benefits, bringing an end to his nine-year court...