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  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Gardening help Volunteers are needed on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena for garden bed maintenance and more. Volunteers are also needed at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis to help remove encroaching weeds and invasive...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 16

    There were 71 robberies reported across Baltimore by police for the week ending Aug. 16, a 20 percent increase over the previous week. The robberies appeared to be concentrated in the northern areas of the city - 14 occurred in the Northeastern...
  • Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests

    Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests
    Moving quickly to quell resident concerns about police actions during the arrest of four at Gilmor Homes on Wednesday, a top Baltimore police commander walked the housing project and assigned investigators to look into the case. Residents of the West...
  • Hail to the chief [Editorial]

    Hail to the chief  [Editorial]
    Almost exactly two years ago this week Anthony Batts arrived in Baltimore to take over the leadership of the city's police department. Since then Baltimore has seen homicides go up, then come down again as Mr. Batts has instituted reforms, shaken up the...
  • Whistleblower detective quitting Baltimore Police amid investigation

    A Baltimore Police officer who became a prosecution witness against other officers convicted of misconduct is leaving the department amid an investigation of his own conduct, his attorney confirmed. Det. Joseph Crystal, who said he found a rat on the...
  • Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson

    Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson
    About 50 Baltimore demonstrators gathered outside City Hall to stand in solidarity with Missouri protesters demonstrating against the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Organizers of the demonstration meet regularly at an event called "West...
  • Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy

    Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy
    If a drug-sniffing dog finds potential contraband in a student's locker, rather than being called to the locker, the student will be called to the office to avoid embarrassing him or her. It is the most significant change the Harford County Board of...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Police: Man killed 3-year-old daughter before being gunned down in PG County

    Police: Man killed 3-year-old daughter before being gunned down in PG County
    A 38-year-old Landover man fatally shot and stabbed his 3-year-old daughter before being killed exchanging gunfire with five Prince George's County police officers and a state trooper on Saturday, officials said. Frederick Roy Miller, of the 8000...
  • Baltimore pastor warns congregation to be wary of police racism after Ferguson shooting

    Baltimore pastor warns congregation to be wary of police racism after Ferguson shooting
    Del. Emmett Burns, a Baltimore minister, directed his Sunday sermon at the children of his congregation, warning them to be careful in their dealings with police, after a white officer killed an unarmed 18-year-old black man in Ferguson, Mo., last week....
  • Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post

    Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post
    The crime laboratory director for the Baltimore Police Department has left the agency, taking the same position with the Montgomery County Police Department, police there confirmed. Dr. Francis Chiafari had held led the city police crime lab since 2009,...
  • Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge

    Harford individuals, groups take Ice Bucket Challenge
    Unless you live in a cave, just about everyone has heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook and other Internet sites are covered with videos of people, including hundreds from Harford County, dumping buckets of ice-cold water over themselves....