| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Baltimore County Police arrested three men after 87 vehicles in Arbutus were vandalized early in the morning of Oct. 9.
Tyler Westphal, an 18-year-old Arbutus resident; Elijah Kelly, a 19-year-old Manchester, Pa., resident; and Brady White, a 19-year-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:15 AM
We applaud agency officials who have made prisoners' reentry to the community a priority by providing employment training and other services to them prior to release ("Closing prison's revolving door," Oct. 2). But Maryland could realize even lower...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:48 AM
During the last decade, the percentage of people released from Maryland's prisons who re-offend within three years has dropped by more than 11 points — and by 3 points in just the last year. Considering the cost to society of the revolving door...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has shown leadership and courage in its commitment to supporting positive transitions for individuals re-entering the Baltimore City community from incarceration ("Closing prison's...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
One witness attests in police reports to seeing Elizabeth Meyers texting on her phone as she pulled into traffic on Route 3 in Gambrills. Cellphone records, according to authorities, show a phone call and three text messages between Meyers and her...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The front-page article by Pamela Wood about the prosecution of a young girl whose alleged texting while driving caused a fatal accident highlights a major failure by our elected leaders ("Crash fatality case could be Arundel first," Oct. 14). The...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder announced recently that the United States' practice of locking up so many of its citizens has to stop. News outlets almost uniformly reported that Mr. Holder was drastically limiting the application of mandatory minimum...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The security chief at a maximum-security prison in Western Maryland was removed from the job after senior-level staff failed to notify a guard of threats against him before he was stabbed by an inmate.
The move followed Friday's announcement that a top...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. plans to run to become Baltimore's top prosecutor, and will use a streamed video Wednesday and press conference next week to kick off his bid.
Incumbent Gregg L. Bernstein has already announced that he intends to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore.
District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Five men found guilty of murder walked free Thursday from a Baltimore court after a series of emotional hearings that saw a man break down on the witness stand as he urged a judge not to release a prisoner convicted decades ago in the killing of his...