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  • Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says

    Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says
    On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time. Mary Zelio,...
  • Bel Air Police arrest second man suspected in snowball stand break-in

    Bel Air Police arrest second man suspected in snowball stand break-in
    An investigation into two snowball stand burglaries in Bel Air has resulted in the identification of two suspects – one of whom has an extensive criminal record and was characterized during a bail hearing as a "danger to the community." Earlier...
  • City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge

    City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge
    A Baltimore City schools police officer pleaded guilty Monday to drug conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court, and faces no less than five years in prison. Napoleon McLain Jr., 31, a four-year veteran whose father was a longtime Baltimore Police...
  • Cruelty to animals leads to cruelty toward humans [Letter]

    Cruelty to animals leads to cruelty toward humans [Letter]
    I loved Lori K. Brown's recent commentary on a Baltimore City police officer's cruelty to animals ("Lessons from Nala," June 30). Like everyone I know, I was disgusted by the horrible killing of someone's pet, and Ms. Brown perfectly articulated our...
  • City officer's killing of pet dog tarnishes the image of all police [Letter]

    City officer's killing of pet dog tarnishes the image of all police [Letter]
    I would like to thank Lori K. Brown for her well written commentary on the killing of a frightened pet dog by a Baltimore City police officer. It was an incredibly vile incident ("Lessons from Nala," June 30). There is no reason or excuse to possibly...
  • Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis

    Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis
    Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police are seeking help from the public after recovering a body found this morning along Weems Creek in Annapolis. About 11 a.m., a witness spotted the body at Weems Creek Bridge, a drawbridge at Ridgely Avenue,...
  • Family member says teen reportedly injured in Israeli riot was born in Baltimore

    Family member says teen reportedly injured in Israeli riot was born in Baltimore
    A 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent who appears to have been beaten by Israeli paramilitary police during riots in East Jerusalem is a Baltimore native, according to a family member reached Saturday in Florida. A man who identified himself...
  • Train police to avoid another Nala [Letter]

    Train police to avoid another Nala [Letter]
    I appreciate Lori Brown's commentary ("Lessons from Nala," July 1) as she makes a very valid point that there is a strong correlation between violence toward people and animals. Police definitely need better training on handling domestic violence,...
  • Police probes of use of force come to light

    Police probes of use of force come to light
    The circumstances involving Baltimore police investigations into three cases where officers' use of force has been questioned were publicly disclosed for the first time last week. The Police Department decided last month to publicly disclose all cases...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Derek Maurice Cromwell, 36, of the 200 block of Woodland Green Way who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was charged Tuesday with speeding, driving without...
  • Woman threatened by man at gunpoint in Edgewood

    Woman threatened by man at gunpoint in Edgewood
    Harford County sheriff's deputies are investigating a report of a home invasion Wednesday in Edgewood. A woman, a 25-year-old who lives in the 2000 block of Brown Street, told police just after noon that at about 9:30 a.m. that three men knocked on...