| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Low-risk criminal defendants would no longer have to raise money for bail before trial under a sweeping overhaul of Maryland's centuries-old pretrial release system being considered by a panel set up by the General Assembly.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:37 PM
In the grand scheme of obstructions at public meetings, Howard County parent Robert Small's insistence on challenging state and local education officials about the new curriculum being implemented based on Common Core standards barely registers. He...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:50 AM
There has been great controversy regarding the forcible removal of a Howard County parent from a Maryland State Department of Education town hall meeting a week ago after he insisted on orally asking a politically inconvenient question about the Common...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A 55-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter after his 16-month-old granddaughter was found dead in a hot truck in mid-July, police said.
The charges filed in Baltimore against Anthony Jerome Towles...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
For baseball pitchers as well as real estate agents, the key is location, location, location.
That mantra also held true for the hundreds who lined the parade route through the heart of Arbutus to enjoy the town's annual Fourth of July celebration...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Baltimore police are seeking a man in connection with a triple shooting in Northeast Baltimore last month that left a woman dead — though the suspect already had another open warrant for his arrest on murder charges.
Darryl Anderson, 25, has...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:26 PM
A first-degree assault charge filed against a Baltimore Police sergeant alleged to have pointed a gun at her son's head has been reduced to carrying a weapon while under the influence of alcohol after the son changed his story, according to prosecutors....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Baltimore County police charged the husband of a Parkville woman killed Tuesday with first degree murder Wednesday. Officers tracked Cory Shirell Bowman to a Baltimore apartment late Wednesday and found a man inside dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The state court system is backing away from a plan to strip plaintiffs' and defendants' full dates of birth from online court records.
The move was intended to be part of a larger proposal to decrease the risk of identity theft as more court records...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Yes, Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger, a crime was committed, but it wasn't by James Laboard ("Officer found not guilty," June 21).
Mr. Laboard was in his home watching his TV when a gang of kids threw a rock at his front door....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis.
Shavella Miles is...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:59 AM
So what was all this about a voter referendum or two?
Opponents of a pair of controversial measures backed by Gov. Martin O'Malley and approved this year by the Maryland General Assembly — a repeal of the death penalty and landmark gun control...