| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Law enforcement agencies across Maryland have launched a joint investigation to find the source of a deadly variant of heroin that has claimed dozens of lives in recent months and sent outreach workers scrambling to warn addicts.
Authorities say the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A federal grand jury indicted two Garrett County developers Tuesday on charges related to a $3.7 million bank fraud conspiracy.
The indictment, announced by U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt, alleges that...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Three Maryland medical practices and a medical billing company have agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle an investigation into Medicare overbilling, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Advanced Cardiology Center, a cardiovascular practice in Rockville,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent.
Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
A federal jury in Greenbelt convicted a Baltimore contractor on Wednesday of ordering the killing of a witness against him in a series of theft cases, rendering a swift verdict after a man wrongfully convicted of the death was cleared.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A federal judge in Maryland handed down lighter prison sentences Monday to defendants in a huge marijuana distribution case, saying that such offenses are "not regarded with the same seriousness" as they were just a few decades ago.
U.S. District Judge...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Demetrius Smith knew a man had been murdered in his neighborhood. But that's all he knew — until two police trucks pulled up on a warm summer morning and whisked him to the homicide division at police headquarters.
Detectives had rounded up two...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing two boys there in 2010 and 2011, federal authorities said.
Anthony Dennis Williams II allegedly communicated with the boys through social media and text messages,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Federal authorities are asking anyone with information about the former Fort Meade Youth Center worker who was accused this week of sexually abusing two boys to contact them.
Anthony Dennis Williams II made an initial appearance at U.S. District Court...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:55 PM
An administrator with wide-ranging access to the supposedly secret transactions on the Silk Road online market pleaded guilty to a drug charge Thursday in Baltimore after he was caught in a federal sting in January.
Curtis Clark Green, 47, was unmasked...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:12 PM
— In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...