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  • Manning testifies: 'I'm sorry that I hurt the United States'

    Manning testifies: 'I'm sorry that I hurt the United States'
    Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, speaking for the first time since he was charged with espionage for leaking thousands of military and diplomatic documents, apologized that his actions hurt the United States and told a judge Wednesday that he was "dealing...
  • Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault

    Two former Navy football players face court-martial in alleged sexual assault
    The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said...
  • Thirteen murderers released after court ruling

    Thirteen murderers released after court ruling
    Thirteen inmates convicted of murder have been released from prison — and dozens more could be freed — after Maryland's highest court ruled that jurors had been given improper instructions in the decades-old cases. The Court of Appeals...
  • Judge allows trial of Jarrettsville woman accused of bestiality to move forward

    A visiting Circuit Court judge from Baltimore County dismissed a motion Wednesday to suppress evidence in a case against a Jarrettsville woman who is accused of bestiality, ensuring the case will likely go to trial. Judge Robert Dugan also reluctantly...
  • Man gets prison term for eBay sale of night-vision goggles

    Man gets prison term for eBay sale of night-vision goggles
    A Florida man who sold military-style night-vision goggles without a license to an undercover agent in Baltimore — believing him to be an overseas buyer — was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of probation late Wednesday,...
  • Baltimore Co. pain relief practice resisting probe into meningitis outbreak

    Baltimore Co. pain relief practice resisting probe into meningitis outbreak
    A Baltimore County pain treatment center is resisting involvement in a probe into the deadly national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids last year. Baltimore Pain Management Center, which received some doses of the recalled...
  • Harford County shelter to review policies in light of pet's death

    Harford County shelter to review policies in light of pet's death
    The Harford County Humane Society's board will review its policy on euthanasia Friday after a Bel Air man's cat was mistaken for a stray and put down within hours of arriving at the shelter. The man's lawyer and the shelter are also in settlement talks....
  • Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool

    Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool
    Authorities are warning that a ruling by Maryland's highest court could take away a powerful weapon in the fight against crime: the state's mandatory five-year, no-parole sentence for gun possession by certain convicted felons. The Court of Appeals...
  • Four Harford murderers and one rapist seeking new trials

    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...
  • Baltimore officials pledge 'renewed energy' against crime

    Baltimore officials pledge 'renewed energy' against crime
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Baltimore law enforcement leaders Thursday to pledge "renewed energy" in cracking down on crime, highlighting an initiative to boost cooperation between state and federal prosecutors. The move doubles the number...
  • In Texas, black means future danger

    In Texas, black means future danger
    If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it'll be because he is black. Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own...
  • Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore

    Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore
    A fugitive wanted for murder in Pennsylvania was wrongly released from the Baltimore City Detention Center this week — and authorities are still trying to figure out how that happened. Dale Wakefield, 21, is being held in a Bucks County, Pa., jail...