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  • Police use of military-style gear is rarely appropriate [Letter]

    Police use of military-style gear is rarely appropriate [Letter]
    Nothing can justify the looting and violence by those who used the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer as an opportunity to destroy the businesses and property of residents who had no hand in what happened and we should condemn...
  • Friends remember Harford woman killed in murder-suicide as funny, fun-loving

    Friends remember Harford woman killed in murder-suicide as funny, fun-loving
    Amy DeSombre recalled one of her oldest friends as a good mother and a funny, fun-loving woman with a passion for life. Another friend remembers long conversations they would have late into the night in high school and beyond. "She has been my best...
  • Case involving alleged disorderly state trooper turned over to Harford state's attorney

    Case involving alleged disorderly state trooper turned over to Harford state's attorney
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office has wrapped up its investigation into the actions of an off-duty Maryland State Police trooper who was allegedly seen being disorderly and walking around a Jarrettsville restaurant in his underwear earlier this month....
  • Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing

    Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts sailed through a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, with City Council members and residents praising his accessibility and moves toward reform. At this time last year, Batts faced questions from city...
  • 15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Turners Station

    15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Turners Station
    Timothy Hall and Jalen Parrish were friends, Hall's mother said, recalling how the teen often came over for dinner, even slept at their Turners Station home. But the two 15-year-olds had a falling-out last year, said Daphne Tull, Hall's mother. Their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City

    Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City
    Two Ocean City men have been charged in the death of a Pennsylvania man at the popular tourist destination this weekend, police said. Caleb Ochse, 27, and Christopher Kendall, 22, left Justin Cancelliere unconscious in a hotel parking lot after a...
  • African-American police criticize Arundel union's donation to Ferguson officer

    African-American police criticize Arundel union's donation to Ferguson officer
    A group of African-American police officers in Anne Arundel County said Monday they were "shocked" by their union's donation to a white Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen. In a letter to the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70,...
  • Baltimore man arrested for stabbing at Glen Burnie light rail stop

    Baltimore man arrested for stabbing at Glen Burnie light rail stop
    Anne Arundel County Police arrested a man who they said stabbed another man during a fight at a Glen Burnie light rail station Tuesday night. An officer patrolling near the Cromwell station saw two men fighting shortly after 10 p.m., police said. By...
  • Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus

    Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus
    Two Ellicott City residents who Howard County police believe were suffering from mental health issues were killed last week in separate police-involved shootings – incidents that the county's top elected official says reinforces the need for more...