| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Laurel Police, along with other county, state and federal law enforcement officers, arrested 23 men in a reverse prostitution sting last week, according to a Howard County news release.
The operation, which was carried out on Thursday, Sept. 20, was...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Maryland's seizures of contraband tobacco quadrupled between 2010 and 2012, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday, attributing the increase in part to lax penalties that fail to deter cigarette smugglers from a highly profitable enterprise.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International, which wants to open a luxury casino at National Harbor, said Thursday that his company has dropped efforts to win tax breaks from the Maryland General Assembly to build a gambling palace at...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The mother and the brother of a suspect in a triple shooting were gunned down in an ambush outside their Northeast Baltimore home, according to sources, prompting police to assign a special unit of top investigators to stop the "momentum of violence."...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:56 PM
A television ad from a group opposing a casino at National Harbor went on the air this month with an inflammatory charge against MGM, the prospective operator of the proposed facility.
The ad, sponsored by the Prince George's Contractors and Business...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:38 AM
You won't find any summertime blues plaguing the youth performing in the current show at Laurel Mill Playhouse on Main Street.
The little theater's 2012 Summer Youth Production of "Guys and Dolls," with book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows and music and...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:02 PM
On a recent night, sandwiched between television coverage of Olympic dressage and synchronized diving, a commercial touted the benefits of a new casino at National Harbor in Prince George's County.
"Good-paying jobs. Better schools," said a man's voice....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Vivian Matthews, one of 13 corrections officers accused of working with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to smuggle drugs and contraband into the Baltimore jail, pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering and drug charges Friday.
Matthews, who is on...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:52 AM
"Django Unchained" (R). A slave turned bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:50, 4:20, 7:50 p.m.)
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:58 AM
James Sweeney, who prosecutors say is one of the co-founders of the violent Dead Man Inc. gang, has been writing to The Baltimore Sun in recent months, saying the organization has been mischaracterized and seeking to set things straight. This week, he...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Memories of the 1933 kidnapping in Baltimore of Albert Hendler, scion of the wealthy and prominent Hendler Creamery Co. family, have recently been revived in an exhibition of documents relating to the case at the Crime Museum in Washington.