| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:52 AM
The trial began this week for two of the four men police say were involved in the December 2011 killing of Rodney Pridget, 19, outside the Towson Town Center mall.
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said jury selection and opening...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:26 PM
A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted 15-year-old Robert W. Gladden Jr. on 29 counts in the school shooting that critically injured another Perry Hall High student Aug. 27, the first day of school.
Prosecutors also announced that Gladden's father,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:32 PM
A Baltimore County Circuit Court jury on Wednesday found Frank Williams, 32, and William Ward III, 45, guilty on counts of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a handgun in commission of a felony for their roles in the December 2011...
| 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,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed Maryland to resume the collection of DNA samples after arrests for violent crimes, an indication that the justices might decide the issue that has divided lower courts and pitted tough-on-crime state officials against...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
A Dundalk man is not guilty of killing his 89-year-old neighbor, a Baltimore County judge ruled Wednesday after two days of testimony in a 2010 murder case.
Michael W. Hester, who was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Eleanor...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Maryland's highest court on Tuesday blocked police in most cases from collecting DNA samples when they arrest suspects in violent crimes and burglaries, dealing a blow to one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature initiatives.
The Court of Appeals ruled 5-2...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Towson's official flower, the azalea, will go "on trial" on Thursday, May 3, at 12:15 p.m., following the awards ceremonies for Towson Garden Day, on the steps of the County Court House.
The "trial" — hosted by the Towson Chamber of Commerce...