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  • Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying

    Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying
    Facebook and Maryland's school systems will pilot an initiative next year that should help make it easier to have offensive or hurtful language on the social media site taken down. The effort to combat cyber bullying was started by Maryland Attorney...
  • Bradley Manning sought fame with leaks, prosecutor says

    Bradley Manning sought fame with leaks, prosecutor says
    Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning was looking for "worldwide notoriety" when he gave hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a military prosecutor said Thursday. Maj. Ashton Fein, delivering the government's...
  • City removes zoning restrictions on churches, businesses

    City removes zoning restrictions on churches, businesses
    Last year, the Rev. Daryl Terry of Faith Fellowship Community Church in Laurel wanted to relocate his parish to Main Street. But because of a law that prohibited places of worship and establishments that serve alcohol from being located within 500...
  • Six more convicted in killings released under court decision

    Six more convicted in killings released under court decision
    Six men convicted in killings exited a side door at the Baltimore courthouse Thursday after spending more than half their lives in prison — their freedom secured by a court ruling that found they had received unfair trials because of improper jury...
  • Baltimore won't release legal opinion on tax break errors

    Baltimore won't release legal opinion on tax break errors
    When Baltimore Finance Director Harry E. Black revealed Wednesday that the city could not legally recoup more than $1.5 million in erroneous tax breaks from commercial property owners, he promised to provide the legal analysis on which he based the...
  • Two corrections officers resign after criminal charges brought

    Two corrections officers resign after criminal charges brought
    Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday. A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
  • Federal authorities ensnare criminals in 'reverse stings'

    Federal authorities ensnare criminals in 'reverse stings'
    The robbery would be simple, the five men were told: The crew would burst into a Baltimore hotel room and grab $400,000 worth of cocaine stashed there by an out-of-town supplier. They should bring guns, just in case. But as the men headed to the hotel,...
  • Man, 22, fatally beaten, stabbed in downtown Baltimore Friday night

    Man, 22, fatally beaten, stabbed in downtown Baltimore Friday night
    A 22-year-old man was fatally beaten in downtown Baltimore before 9 p.m. Friday, and police said Monday they have made four arrests.  Jerod Gilmore was found lying in a large pool of blood at the intersection of North Calvert and East Baltimore...
  • Towson-based attorney indicted on drug-related charges

    Towson-based attorney indicted on drug-related charges
    A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted a defense attorney based in Towson and 12 other people on drug-related charges, court records show. Jill Swerdlin, 46, who has served as a private defense attorney for the past five years, and previously as a...
  • Annapolis man pleads guilty to murder in Jan. 30 shooting

    A 20-year-old Annapolis man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder of a man in a deal that could win him a shortened sentence for testifying against a friend. Anne Arundel County prosecutor Michelle Smith recommended to Circuit Court Judge J....
  • Three charges dismissed against Terps RB Wes Brown in P.G. County

    Three charges dismissed against Terps RB Wes Brown in P.G. County
    The Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office is dismissing three criminal charges against Maryland running back Wes Brown stemming from a July 3 encounter with police that his attorney labeled an "unconstitutional confrontation." Maryland, which...
  • Beware of con artists' schemes related to Affordable Care Act

    Beware of con artists' schemes related to Affordable Care Act
    Consumers weren't able to sign up for insurance under new health care exchanges until last week, but con artists have been scheming for months to steal money or Social Security numbers under the guise of the Affordable Care Act. And it's bound to get...