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  • Rural Harford neighborhood in shock following murder-suicide

    Rural Harford neighborhood in shock following murder-suicide
    Neighbors said they were shocked by the deaths of a northern Harford County couple who were found shot to death Monday in what police say was an apparent murder-suicide. One man who lives near the dead couple's home in the 1500 block of Robinson Mill...
  • The $1,070 message [Editorial]

    The $1,070 message  [Editorial]
    One of the first traits police recruiters ought to look for in their candidates is empathy. After all, at the heart of law enforcement is understanding the behavior of human beings and without some insight into what motivates their actions — for...
  • Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]

    Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]
    One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic. In the past week, we were treated to widely retweeted photos purporting to show Capt. Ron Johnson of...
  • Police identify officers who fatally shot Ellicott City man

    Police identify officers who fatally shot Ellicott City man
    Two Howard County police officers who fatally shot an Ellicott City man they said charged at them with a knife last Saturday were identified by the department Tuesday. Howard police also identified the man who was shot. Russel DiAngelo, 25, a four-...
  • Three men charged in connection with Windsor Mill shooting

    Three men charged in connection with Windsor Mill shooting
    Baltimore County Police have charged three men in connection with an August 19 shooting in Windsor Mill, according to a statement issued Tuesday,.  Randall Ga-Juan Michael Joseph, 18, of the 4800 block of Laurel Avenue of Gwynn Oak, Frank James...
  • Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station

    Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station
    An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was fatally shot inside of a Baltimore Police district station died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, prosecutors said. Tyree Woodson, 38, had been taken into custody on Aug. 5 in connection with a shooting...
  • Why you need to know new chief deputy Eddie Hopkins

    Why you need to know new chief deputy Eddie Hopkins
    In his four decades of public service to Harford County, Eddie Hopkins has seen it all. The newly appointed chief deputy of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office first started with the Police Department in 1973, then joined the Bel Air Volunteer...
  • Black police officers decry union's legal fund donation [Commentary]

    Black police officers decry union's legal fund donation [Commentary]
    African American Officers of the Anne Arundel County Police Department were shocked and taken back by the donation to the defense fund for Officer Darren Wilson of Ferguson, Mo., by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 Board of Directors. While we...
  • Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend

    Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend
    The Howard County police department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location on Labor Day weekend, according to a news release. The checkpoint will be clearly marked with signs, lights and uniformed officers. The department conducts...
  • Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

    Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting
    As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood,...
  • Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police

    Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police
    Howard County police shot and killed a man they said was suicidal and confronted them with a knife Saturday morning, the second such incident this week in the county. Police said a man called 911 twice around 6:30 a.m. reporting that someone was armed...
  • Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear

    Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear
    Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear including "riot type" shotguns, M16 assault rifles and an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month. The items are part of more...