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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.
  • 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...

    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...

    DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation

    DJ Stash, formerly of 98 Rock, receives jail sentence for probation violation
    A former 98 Rock disc jockey and Harford County resident must remain in jail until the end of the summer for violating his probation stemming from a 2012 drunk-driving accident, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday. Stephen G. "Stash" Smith, 50, of...

    Handguns stolen in Abingdon; man punched in nose in Havre de Grace [Harford Police Blotter]

    Handguns stolen in Abingdon; man punched in nose in Havre de Grace [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Cable was stolen Friday from in front of a home in the 500 block of Aldino-Stepney Road. Tires were slashed Saturday in the 3600 block of Churchville Road. Aberdeen...