| 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...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Maryland's death penalty will be wiped from the books in October now that efforts to reinstate capital punishment have fallen short.
The petition drive to halt repeal of the death penalty ended Friday afternoon, when organizers said they could not...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms.
At a hearing before a...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:38 PM
In an attempt to keep one of his signature initiatives alive, Gov. Martin O'Malley wants state lawmakers to reauthorize police to collect DNA samples from crime suspects before the current statute expires later this year.
The release of the Democratic...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger's commentary in favor of the death penalty demands a clarifying response ("'Time to abolish the death penalty in Md.?" Jan. 18).
Mr. Shellenberger begins by cherry-picking polling results that show...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:44 PM
State Sen. Allan Kittleman is torn.
When lobbied by the ACLU and the NAACP to repeal Maryland's death penalty, Kittleman asks how he can ensure the most heinous murderers will never kill again.
When approached by fellow senators or state's attorneys...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The death of Aaliyah Boyer, a 10-year-old struck down in Cecil County, and the shooting of Laurie Eberhardt, a grandmother hit by gunfire in Florida, share the same perplexing challenge for prosecutors and investigators.
Both were watching fireworks on...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A former Baltimore County firefighter has been federally indicted for allegedly filming himself performing sexual acts on one male child, and making an explicit video of another.
Anthony Maurice Cottle, 23, faces two counts of producing child pornography...