| 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...
| 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...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:04 PM
A Baltimore County police officer pleaded guilty to misconduct and agreed to resign after admitting to filming himself numerous times engaging in sex acts and neglecting to respond to calls while on duty.
Aaron Z. Pross, 29, who had been assigned to the...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As Tyrone Brown sat in his jail cell at the Baltimore County Detention Center late last year, awaiting trial for the murder of a man in a Towson Town Center parking garage, he kept busy in part by smoking marijuana and memorizing contraband writings of...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty.
Unless the law is overturned in a...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch a petition drive to give voters the opportunity to overturn the new law.
At a news conference,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence, telling a judge that he's learned from the February incident and is in treatment for alcohol abuse.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Timothy Martin said he needed...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Two first-degree murder convictions against a Baltimore man serving life plus 20 years in the shooting deaths of two men at an Essex party were overturned Wednesday by Maryland's highest court.
The Maryland Court of Appeals ordered a new trial for Jaron...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 11:13 AM
The U.S. Attorney's Office is reporting that a Cockeysville man, Leo Aragon Evans, 56, pleaded guilty on Friday, March 9, to producing and possessing child pornography.
The plea was announced by U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland, Rod Rosenstein,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Two lawn chairs sit on the porch of the red-brick house in Catonsville where Emma and Lloyd Klein had lived for years.
One evening last month, police say, 92-year-old Lloyd Klein wanted to walk to a nearby church. But he suffered from dementia, so his...