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  • Years later, three watch as abuser is sentenced to prison

    Years later, three watch as abuser is sentenced to prison
    Three men who were sexually abused by a church youth-ministry leader years ago experienced a measure of justice Wednesday as they confronted their abuser in court, read emotion-charged statements about how his crimes have damaged their lives, and heard...
  • Crime and rehabilitation [Editorial]

    Crime and rehabilitation  [Editorial]
    Last month a Howard County judge handed down a curious ruling in the case of a disturbed teenager charged with conspiring to murder her father. Circuit Judge William Tucker acknowledged that Morgan Lane Arnold, who was 14 at the time of the killing,...
  • State judiciary to hold summit on foster care for LGBT youth after critical report

    State judiciary to hold summit on foster care for LGBT youth after critical report
    Judges, attorneys and social services professionals from across the state will gather Wednesday for a summit to address the foster care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning youth, according to the Maryland Judiciary. The...
  • Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool

    Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool
    A federal judge in Baltimore ordered Maryland elections officials to adopt an online absentee voting tool in time for this year's general election, despite warnings from computer security experts that the system could lead to voter fraud. The ruling...
  • Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book

    Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book
    A California company that helps aspiring authors was moving when an editor noticed a bulky envelope from a Maryland prison in a box of unsolicited manuscripts. Inside were loose pages of a children's book about a girl who wants to celebrate her birthday...
  • Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination

    Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination
    The former beverage manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is suing the hotel’s operator for wrongful or abusive discharge, harassment, gender discrimination and for creating a hostile work environment.  In the suit, Tiffany Dawn Cianci...
  • Softball tournament celebrates life and loves of Lauren Giddings

    Softball tournament celebrates life and loves of Lauren Giddings
    Lauren Giddings loved softball and her dog, a butterscotch mixed Pekingese named Butterbean. It's been three years since the North Laurel native, who had just graduated from Mercer University Law School, was murdered by a fellow law student in Macon,...
  • Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically

    Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically
    As three lawyers for Maryland Live casino entered a federal courtroom Friday morning, it seemed that a list containing information on hundreds of high rollers was on the line, a trove they suspected had been taken by a former employee who had left for a...
  • Man pleads guilty in attack on fan at O's game

    Man pleads guilty in attack on fan at O's game
    Michael David Bell, one of two men accused in an attack at Camden Yards that left a baseball spectator with a fractured skull, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault Wednesday, the Baltimore state's attorney's office said. A judge gave Bell a...
  • Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case

    Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case
    In the large, rarely used ceremonial courtroom of Baltimore's federal court on Wednesday, a few defendants and their lawyers challenged prosecutors who say they helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang take over the city jail. Many of the cases against...
  • Harford Board of Appeals hears airport expansion case

    Harford Board of Appeals hears airport expansion case
    The battle over the future of the Harford County Airport reached the Harford County Council Tuesday night as the council, sitting as the Board of Zoning Appeals, heard from those for and against a proposed expansion of the airport. The proposal, which...
  • Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor

    Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor
    Former Catonsville doctor William Dando will not face trial for sexual assault allegations after agreeing never to practice medicine in Maryland again. Allegany County prosecutors dropped charges against him Tuesday, citing two factors — the "he...