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  • Judicial presumption of guilt unfair to defendants [Commentary]

    Judicial presumption of guilt unfair to defendants [Commentary]
    The Baltimore Sun's recent article on a man charged, arrested and detained pending trial for a robbery that occurred while he was in jail on a different charge ("Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail Aug. 14) highlights a...
  • Election law violations expose dark side of politics [Commentary]

    What should be the penalty for campaign dirty tricks? It's a question that might have come out of the Watergate era, but it's just as relevant today. It arises again with the news that one unsuccessful candidate in the Democratic primary for a state...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect

    Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect
    Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for related losses sustained by their employers, in part because a coastwide labor contract banning such strikes does not apply to them. The claim was made in...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit

    Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit
    A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County. A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...
  • Man who threatened judge picked up after 14 days on the lam

    Federal authorities say they have located and arrested a man who while incarcerated had vowed to kill a judge, then disappeared from a Baltimore re-entry program this month. The U.S. Marshals service cited the letter when filing charges of escape...
  • Man sentenced to life without parole in Rodgers Forge murder

    Man sentenced to life without parole in Rodgers Forge murder
    Calling the shooting a "simply cold-blooded execution," a Baltimore County judge sentenced Dante Antonio Woods to life without parole on Wednesday for a fatal shooting in Rodgers Forge last summer. Prosecutors said Woods — who was 22 at the time &#...
  • Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office

    Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office
    A man who died after being stunned and arrested by Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies, following a vehicle pursuit into Baltimore County last week, had a history of brushes with the law, including one conviction for possession of cocaine with intent...
  • Ex-Baltimore Police sergeant granted new trial in murder of mistress

    Ex-Baltimore Police sergeant granted new trial in murder of mistress
    The state’s highest court ordered a new trial Wednesday for a former Baltimore police sergeant convicted nearly two decades ago of murdering his young mistress — a ruling that could affect cases that relied on bullet testing used for decades...
  • Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured

    Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured
    A 74-year-old man has been charged in a hit and run crash in Stevenson that left two bicyclists severely injured, Baltimore County police said. Police said Rufet Israfilbekov was driving a Toyota Corolla east in the 2000 block of Old Valley Road...
  • Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures

    Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney argued in Circuit Court Friday that city election workers "messed up" when they ruled he did not have enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.  "Just...