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  • Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino

    Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino
    In the casino industry, they are known as "whales." At Maryland Live, they are plied with personal parties, guaranteed seating at concerts, free tickets to sporting events and even quarterly car detailing. Helena Wong, a former VIP host at the Hanover...
  • Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud

    Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud
    A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall. Anthony A. Hamilton, 35, who resigned from the school board as well as from the city's Health...
  • Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]

    Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]
    Let me see if I understand this: Marquel Gaffney, 15, murdered Albert Smith, 56, in 2007, was charged as an adult, but pleaded guilty of second-degree murder and was sentenced in juvenile court ("Baltimore man, 21, charged in second murder in five years,"...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data

    Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data
    Prosecutors had no eyewitness tying Eric Jordan to a pair of armed robberies at Baltimore fast-food restaurants. But they didn't need one to win a conviction — radio waves darting from his cellphone had silently betrayed him. A few paragraphs...
  • Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

    Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant
    Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month. Paul B. DeWolfe Jr., who heads the state Office of the Public...
  • Baltimore County wins appeal in police union dispute

    Baltimore County officials are praising a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that the county didn't need to hire a third party to settle a 2011 dispute with the police union. The dispute centered on an incentive program the county started in 2010 to...
  • Death by deportation [Editorial]

    Death by deportation  [Editorial]
    At least five undocumented immigrants U.S. officials recently deported back to their homes in Honduras turned up dead at the morgue in San Pedro Sula, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to other news accounts, the victims ranged in age from 12 to...
  • 200 rally in Glen Burnie to support two black shooting victims

    200 rally in Glen Burnie to support two black shooting victims
    Candles brightened the night Thursday as hundreds of people held up signs and chanted “Stop, don't shoot” outside a historic Glen Burnie church in remembrance of two young African-American men killed in shootings. The Anne Arundel County...
  • Two plead guilty in pharmacy fraud scheme with Harford ties

    Two plead guilty in pharmacy fraud scheme with Harford ties
    Two of three men implicated in an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme that had connections to Harford County pleaded guilty to federal charges this week, according to prosecutors, who earlier said the U.S. government was bilked out of at least $2.6 million in...
  • Columbia man sentenced to 18 years in domestic assaults

    Columbia man sentenced to 18 years in domestic assaults
    A Columbia man and Salvadoran national was sentenced to 18 years in prison this week stemming from two domestic abuse incidents that involved the mother of his 7-year-old son. Walter Alexis Amaya, 27, of the 10000 block of Daystar Court in Columbia,...
  • Looking Out: Free State Legal seeking new leader as Merki departs

    Looking Out: Free State Legal seeking new leader as Merki departs
    Free State Legal, which provides legal services to low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in the Baltimore area, is seeking a "passionate and visionary" new leader following the announced departure of its executive director. Aaron...