| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:15 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny and hot in the Baltimore area, with a high near 98. A heat advisory will be in effect from noon Wednesday until 10 p.m. Thursday. The heat index is expected to reach 100 to 105...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The family of Christopher Brown — the Randallstown teen who died this month after an altercation with an off-duty Baltimore County police officer — is demanding the officer be charged.
"An arrest needs to be made," Brown's mother, Chris, told...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:17 PM
The mother of the Baltimore County teenager who died in a physical confrontation with an off-duty officer called the lack of police representation at a Randallstown community association meeting Tuesday "a cowardly move."
Christopher Brown's mother...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Lured by its hometown feeling, Arbutus residents, and many others who don't live in the area, endured the heat and 100-degree plus temperatures to enjoy Wednesday afternoon's annual Fourth of July parade.
Glen Burnie residents David and Michele Melka and...