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  • Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon

    Two more Harford 7-Elevens robbed, in Fallston and Abingdon
    While a suspect in at least two of a string of recent Harford County convenience store robberies remains in jail without bail, two more armed robberies of 7-Eleven stores, in Fallston and Abingdon, were reported over the weekend.
  • Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates

    Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates
    A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes. If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...

    Who's in charge? [Commentary]

    Who's in charge? [Commentary]
    Back when Robert Ehrlich was governor of Maryland, I was interviewing men newly committed to state prison and suspected of gang affiliations. After years in denial, Maryland was just beginning to realize that gangs were very active behind the walls. Among...

    Harford youths jailed on weapons charges, suspected of gang association

    Four youths who were stopped by Harford County sheriff's deputies a short distance from where the front door of an Edgewood apartment was shot up last week are suspected of being associated with a gang, according to a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman....

    Three break into Edgewood residence [Police Blotter]

    Three break into Edgewood residence [Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Lakiea Williams, 25, of the 1500 block of Mitchell Lane, was arrested last Wednesday on a Baltimore City warrant charging him with first- and second-degree assault and...