| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:51 AM
A second person has been arrested for allegedly abusing children at the same Aberdeen home where they were being cared for while their parents were at work.
Christopher Brown, 21, of the 700 block of Custis Street in Aberdeen, was charged March 22 with...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Nearly 10 years ago, I reacted with horror and disdain as President George W. Bush gleefully took credit for extra-judicial killings and indefinite detention of suspected terrorists. I thought: "How could a president throw away the basic principle of...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:55 PM
An Aberdeen man has been charged with allegedly stealing almost $1 million worth of crystal figurines and other items from a Havre de Grace area woman.
Farlie C. Mullins, 47, of the first block of West Aztec Street, is accused of stealing more than 50...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:48 PM
An Abingdon man was charged Sunday with raping and threatening to stab a woman in Whiteford, according to court charging documents.
The suspect and victim know each other.
Bradley Barton Peeples, of the 3100 block of Laurel View Drive in Abingdon, was...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:19 AM
This month's passage of a new U.S.-Russia trade law has done more than showcase Senator Ben Cardin's dedication to international human rights.
By sending the shock to the Kremlin — that the U.S. values prosecuting rights abusers as much as it...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Your recent editorial on the proposed expansion of the Silver Oak Academy juvenile resident treatment facility failed to address the immediate need for additional treatment beds for youthful offenders ("Backsliding at DJS," Jan. 7).
| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
We have a great capacity for placing people into categories and minimizing their humanity. One such category is "felons" and another is "drug addicts." We can easily forget that men and women who have been convicted of crimes or are suffering from...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Maryland legislature recently voted to abolish capital punishment in the state, making Maryland the sixth state in the last six years to eliminate the death penalty.
The primary argument for repealing the law is that our justice system is...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:05 AM
In 2013, one can look online and see, via a live camera feed, the green fields of the Codori Farm outside Gettysburg, Pa.
The only sound to be heard through the feed, which is provided through the http://www.earthcam.com website, is the whoosh of cars...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Forty people have been shot in Baltimore City, 16 fatally, within the span of 10 days — and summer is just beginning ("Deadly summer," June 30).
Maybe it is just me, but doesn't it seem that the shootings have escalated since the death penalty was...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Suddenly and inexplicably one August night in 2011, the steel door of Steven Gabriel's jail cell at the Baltimore City Detention Center was unlocked and opened, according to documents he filed in state and federal court. Someone with a "flip-out pocket...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A Baltimore County woman was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week in the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy shot in the back of the head in a Marriottsville field, according to state's sttorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Chiquita Sketers, 22, of...