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  • Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

    Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality
    State and local politicians continued the call Monday for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline.
  • Keeping secrets [Editorial]

    Keeping secrets  [Editorial]
    Last week, Gannett Co. Inc., owner of The Daily Times in Salisbury, filed a lawsuit in Worcester County Circuit Court to force Ocean City to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim from Parkville. A number of the newspaper's readers have already...

    U.N. speech may indicate a tougher Obama [Commentary]

    U.N. speech may indicate a tougher Obama [Commentary]
    The President Obama many fellow Democrats have been looking for ever since his 2008 election may have shown up last week at the United Nations. His tough and direct call on the rest of the international community to step up to the challenge of global...

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...

    9 candidates write letter to City Council, call for re-vote on vacant seat after 'tainted' process

    9 candidates write letter to City Council, call for re-vote on vacant seat after 'tainted' process
    Nine candidates on Monday called the selection process to chose a new City Council member for Baltimore’s 11th District an “insult” — and demanded a new vote. In a letter sent to the members of the City Council, nine of 14...