| 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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Dec. 28, 2010 — Phylicia Barnes, visiting from Monroe, N.C., is last seen in her sister's apartment in the 6500 block of Eberle Drive, near the Reisterstown Road Metro station and shopping plaza. When her sister, Deena, can't locate her, family...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:44 AM
State's Attorney for Baltimore County Scott Shellenberger joined forces with Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday, April 26, to announce success in prosecuting cigarette smuggling cases in the county.
The two also pledged further enforcement against...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime-fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional.
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Nearly two dozen alleged members of a prison gang that started in Maryland and spread across the country have been indicted on federal racketeering charges, including accusations of murder for hire, armed robbery and drug running, officials announced...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:04 PM
At Tavon Davis' direction, federal prosecutors say, Isiah Callaway for two years helped orchestrate a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from banks.
So when the 19-year-old got busted, Davis found Callaway a lawyer, who prosecutors allege...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Howard County's passage of a law last week banning discrimination against transgender people marks another significant step toward full equality for all Marylanders and it sends a strong message that the county will protect its residents' rights...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Opponents of a measure to repeal the death penalty in Maryland said Friday they fell short of their goal to collect enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in the 2014 election.
Del. Neil C. Parrott, one of the leaders of the effort, said...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:51 PM
A Republican Washington County delegate, with help from Democrats, is mounting a challenge to the repeal of the death penalty, a measure that was signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley earlier this week.
Neil C. Parrott, R-Washington, announced...