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  • Rulings upheld in sex abuse cases against Dundalk man who voiced Elmo

    Rulings upheld in sex abuse cases against Dundalk man who voiced Elmo
    The U.S. Court of Appeals in March upheld a judge's decision last summer to dismiss three sexual abuse cases against Kevin Clash, the Dundalk native who served as the voice of Sesame Street's "Elmo" puppet. In affirming the lower court's ruling, the...
  • Man on trial for father's 2012 killing in Pasadena

    Man on trial for father's 2012 killing in Pasadena
    Angry at a father who had been nagging him about getting a job, Darius Rodmond Keenan Jr. allegedly killed the Pasadena resident with a single gunshot to the head in 2012, prosecutors claimed Wednesday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. Keenan is...
  • Judge won't dismiss Arundel fatal road-rage case involving N.J. officer

    Judge won't dismiss Arundel fatal road-rage case involving N.J. officer
    An Anne Arundel County judge ruled Wednesday that a deadly road-rage case involving a New Jersey detective can move forward to trial, despite defense allegations that prosecutors withheld information from a grand jury before it handed up an indictment....
  • U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

    U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates
    The U.S Justice Department invited thousands of federal convicts on Wednesday to request their release from prison, a measure that could have an outsized effect in Baltimore, where U.S. prosecutors have worked closely with local authorities. The Obama...
  • Community college applicant alleges he was rejected because of religious beliefs

    Community college applicant alleges he was rejected because of religious beliefs
    A prospective student at the Community College of Baltimore County sued school officials in federal court this week, contending that he was denied admission to an academic program based on an expression of his religious beliefs. Brandon Jenkins, who is...
  • Pay up, Kamenetz [Editorial]

    Pay up, Kamenetz  [Editorial]
    Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael J. Finifter knows how to get County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's attention. A year and a half after Maryland's highest court upheld an arbitrator's decision that Baltimore County had overcharged a group of police...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Chemistry in the Library: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day. Sat., April 26, 2 p.m. Join a...
  • Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

    Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute
    A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so. In an unusual...
  • Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years

    Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years
    Six months after the seemingly random murder of a 12-year-old boy in East Baltimore, police had not been able to solve the case, and, a prosecutor said in court Tuesday, the investigation had "gone cold." But then in December 2011, a defendant in a drug...
  • Suspected bank robber caught through fingerprint on note

    A Baltimore man charged in a string of area bank robberies was linked to the crimes through a fingerprint on a note he handed a teller in an Anne Arundel County robbery, the FBI says in court documents.  Tony Derrell Bunch, 31, was arrested by the FBI's...
  • Hopkins to give honorary degrees to DOMA plaintiff, attorney

    Hopkins to give honorary degrees to DOMA plaintiff, attorney
    Johns Hopkins University will bestow an honorary degree next month on Edith "Edie" Windsor, the woman who successfully challenged the constitutionality of the federal law banning same-sex marriage. Windsor's attorney in last year's historic U.S. Supreme...
  • Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case

    Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case
    Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36. Virts...