| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said Wednesday he will request an outside prosecutor to handle the case of County Councilman Todd Huff, who was arrested last weekend on charges of driving under the influence.
"We think this is...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Maryland Senate's vote today to repeal the death penalty was a milestone in an effort to remove from the law a sentence that puts vengeance above justice, fails to deter crime and provides for the families of victims not the closure they crave but...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The breakdown that led to the shooting of a University of Maryland police officer during a training exercise last week does not appear to be a matter of insufficient policies and procedures. The Baltimore City Police Department, whose officer has been...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The woman stabbed to death in her Garrison apartment this week was under police watch and had sought a court order for protection against her alleged killer, a former boyfriend who had been threatening her for years, Baltimore County police said Thursday....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Sandra Richardson and Bonnita Spikes have much in common. Both live in Upper Marlboro and are churchgoing Christians who have worked in nursing. Both have dealt with the pain of losing people they loved in murders.
When it comes to the death penalty,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In the article, "Baltimore Country woman murdered despite police safety" (Feb. 8), Marylanders are again reminded of the efficiency of our justice system. The article's title should have been "Awarding good behavior results in another death," since, not...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:19 AM
As Maryland lawmakers debate whether to ban capital punishment in the state, The Sun will host prominent advocates on both sides of the issue for its first Newsmaker Forum of 2013. National NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, who has helped marshal...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:27 PM
The state's highest court has overturned the second-degree murder conviction of Thomas B. Harris, convicted of fatally stabbing Karim Cross in a Randallstown bar in 2006, and ordered a new trial.
The Court of Appeals agreed with a decision by the lower...
| 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,...
| May 14, 2012
| 10:33 AM
As the school year draws to a close, we have many students who have achieved outstanding recognition and awards within our area.
One of those is local Girl Scout Brianna Simkins.
Recently, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland celebrated its 50th...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:01 PM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer chased down a 17-year-old Randallstown High School student and killed him during an altercation Wednesday night, police said, after a group of youths threw a rock at the front door of the officer's home.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The family of Christopher Brown, the Randallstown teenager who died after a confrontation with an off-duty Baltimore County police officer last week, has met with Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger, who asked for patience and updated...