| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A disturbing trend in law enforcement in recent years has been a propensity for police agencies – especially at the federal level – to not acknowledge when they arrest and hold people suspected of criminal activity.
Such a case came to light...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71.
Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
As an American citizen who served three years in the U.S. Army as a soldier and worked for the Army for 30 years as a civilian, I am appalled at the violation of human rights that our facility at Guantanamo Bay represents ("Detainees are human," July 16)....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
One artist began to paint after her mother was murdered by her brother when she was 14 years old. As an adult, she's obsessed with drawing circles, a infinite shape that begins but never ends.
Another woman, also a painter, depicts barrier after...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:05 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:24 AM
With just two weeks left to submit questions for the November general election ballot, attorneys on both sides of a Howard County referendum case made their arguments before three Court of Special Appeals judges in Annapolis Monday morning.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood.
The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:21 PM
An Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty last week in a series of groping incidents in Howard County was charged by police in another groping incident in Columbia, Howard County police said Monday.
Jeremy Kaho Ng, 27, of the 10000 block of Whitworth Way,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:48 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:03 PM
As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911.
In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...