| 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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The man convicted of shooting a West Towson resident in the back of the neck during a botched late-night robbery in February was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Robert Cahill...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:55 AM
The events that conspired to put a bullet in George Stover's neck in the basement of his West Towson home early this year were straight out of his beloved crime dramas and horror movies — a terrifying 20 minutes that, ultimately, ended up with the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Baltimore County Commission for Women will host a collection of purses in Towson this month as part of a campaign to benefit victims of human trafficking.
As part of the Power of the Purse campaign, new or gently used purses may be dropped off...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:56 AM
On Tuesday night, Oct. 23, a purse is the ticket to a good time — and for fighting a good cause — at Power of the Purse, an event being hosted in Towson by the Baltimore County Commission for Women and the Samaritan Women organization
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:55 PM
On Oct. 23, a purse was the ticket to a good time at Power of the Purse, an event hosted in Towson by the Baltimore County Commission for Women 's and the nonprofit Samaritan Women.
The night's goal was to raise awareness — and ultimately money...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:44 PM
The Baltimore police training supervisor who shot a recruit during an unauthorized training exercise last month will face criminal charges after being indicted Wednesday by a Baltimore County grand jury.
William Scott Kern, 46, faces counts of second-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A Baltimore County jury convicted a man Wednesday of murder in the gang shooting that rocked Towson Town Center mall at the height of the Christmas shopping rush two years ago.
Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, was found guilty of first-degree murder for...