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  • Aberdeen man charged with failing to file as sex offender

    An Aberdeen man was being held on $50,000 bail for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender. Dwayne Joseph Nordine, 33, of the first block of New County Road, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday in a case in which he is charged with failing to...
  • Charges dropped against Harford 'Dog Lady'

    Charges dropped against Harford 'Dog Lady'
    After a month of anguish and legal wrangling, Mary Magdalene Root was able to get her dogs back following a hearing that lasted less than 10 minutes in Harford County District Court in Bel Air Wednesday morning. Root, 81, had been charged with seven...
  • Charges against Walter Lomax dropped in 1968 murder case

    Charges against Walter Lomax dropped in 1968 murder case
    After serving nearly 40 years in prison for a fatal shooting, Walter Lomax was released in 2006 amid questions about his trial. On Wednesday, he celebrated another milestone in his case, as prosecutors formally dropped the charges against him. Lomax, now...
  • A difficult balance [Editorial]

    A difficult balance  [Editorial]
    The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is...
  • Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio

    Maryland nurse convicted of sex abuse in Ohio
    A Maryland nurse now serving jail time in Ohio for having unwanted sexual contact with a woman in labor has surrendered his state nursing license. James Julian Lewis, 29, voluntarily surrendered his Maryland nursing license Feb. 18, though he pleaded...
  • Md. officials seek resolution of international abduction case

    Md. officials seek resolution of international abduction case
    As the prime minster of Tunisia visits the White House on Friday to discuss his nation's move toward democracy, Maryland officials are pressing him to resolve an international kidnapping case they say speaks directly to whether the country will honor...
  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • Appeals court clears Leopold to run for office again

    Appeals court clears Leopold to run for office again
    A Maryland appeals court upheld former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's convictions of misconduct Wednesday but struck down a part of his sentence that prevents him from running for office while on probation. Leopold was found guilty in...
  • Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

    Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray
    A day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ in their pre-meeting prayers, Commissioner Robin B. Frazier did just that — twice — saying she was willing to go to jail for her beliefs. “...
  • Citing Leopold decision, Baltimore state Senate candidate appeals probation violation

    Citing Leopold decision, Baltimore state Senate candidate appeals probation violation
    Baltimore political consultant Julius Henson appealed Wednesday a Circuit Court ruling that he violated his probation by running for a state Senate seat. His lawyer said Henson's case is bolstered by Wednesday's ruling by the state Court of Special...
  • After 8 years in prison for 2 murders, man charged in teen's killing

    After 8 years in prison for 2 murders, man charged in teen's killing
    In 2006, Baltimore prosecutors agreed to a plea that would send David Thornton to prison for eight years for a pair of murders. The assistant state's attorney assigned the case said that while it was a light sentence, "maybe he can't kill anyone …...
  • Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment

    Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment
    Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore. "We're...