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  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say

    Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say
    Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday. The Howard County teenager was in a state of active psychosis when she...
  • Driver found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis High coach's death

    Driver found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis High coach's death
    A driver who struck and killed a Annapolis High School cross country coach on a bicycle last August was found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis District Court Wednesday. Whitney DeCesaris, 38, of Calvert County was fined $1,500 --$500 each for...
  • N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

    N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting
    A case focusing national attention on the use of deadly force by off-duty law enforcement ended Wednesday when a New Jersey detective was acquitted of murder in a fatal roadside shooting last year along Route 3 in Millersville. It took an Anne Arundel...
  • Truck driver jailed following discovery of $1 million heroin stash during Harford traffic stop

    Truck driver jailed following discovery of $1 million heroin stash during Harford traffic stop
    A California truck driver is being held without bail in Harford County after being charged in connection with the discovery of $1 million worth of suspected heroin and $100,000 worth of suspected methamphetamines during a police traffic stop on I-95...
  • Intimidation tactics in play in referendum case [Letter]

    We, as attorneys for many Howard County residents who circulated a referendum petition to put on the ballot comprehensive zoning changes proposed by Ken Ulman and the Council in July 2013 and whose clients are now subject to developer issued subpoenas for...
  • Referendum deposition issue needs clarification [Letter]

    I chaired the referendum effort of Citizens Working to Fix Howard County (FixHoCo).  We followed the rules.  We didn't coerce anyone to sign, nor collect signatures in any inappropriate way.  The recent attempts by William Erskine of the Offitt Kurman law...
  • Harford SWAT team seizes drugs, guns from Aberdeen home of convicted felon

    Harford SWAT team seizes drugs, guns from Aberdeen home of convicted felon
    An Aberdeen man arrested by Harford County's SWAT team last week is accused of running "a violent and ongoing drug operation" and was ordered held on $500,000 bail Friday. Jeremy Dorsey, 26, of the first block of Cree Avenue, who is a convicted felon,...
  • Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

    Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts
    A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State's Attorney's Office. Officials allege Roland...
  • Prosecutors will bring charges against suspected Modell grave urinator

    Prosecutors will bring charges against suspected Modell grave urinator
    Baltimore County authorities will charge a man they believe urinated through a catheter onto former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell's grave. The man will be charged with indecent or disorderly conduct in a cemetery, a misdemeanor punishable by a...
  • Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

    Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial
    Jurors are set to resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer accused of shooting a man to death last summer on the side of a Millersville highway. Joseph Lamont Walker, 41, is charged with first-degree murder in the...
  • Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty

    Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty
    The alleged "secretary" of the Black Guerrilla family gang —one of dozens of alleged members charged in a high-profile case — pleaded guilty this week to a sentence that allowed him to return home that night. Warren Commodore, 26, was among...