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  • Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy

    Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policy
    If a drug-sniffing dog finds potential contraband in a student's locker, rather than being called to the locker, the student will be called to the office to avoid embarrassing him or her. It is the most significant change the Harford County Board of...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 16

    There were 71 robberies reported across Baltimore by police for the week ending Aug. 16, a 20 percent increase over the previous week. The robberies appeared to be concentrated in the northern areas of the city - 14 occurred in the Northeastern...
  • Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests

    Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests
    Moving quickly to quell resident concerns about police actions during the arrest of four at Gilmor Homes on Wednesday, a top Baltimore police commander walked the housing project and assigned investigators to look into the case. Residents of the West...
  • The virtue of video

    The virtue of video
    Demonstrators in Baltimore are planning to return to the streets tonight in support of residents of Ferguson, Mo., where marchers have been protesting the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager since Aug. 9. The death of Michael Brown, 18,...
  • Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson

    Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson
    About 50 Baltimore demonstrators gathered outside City Hall to stand in solidarity with Missouri protesters demonstrating against the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Organizers of the demonstration meet regularly at an event called "West...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Baltimore County police investigate Windsor Mill shooting

    Baltimore County police investigate Windsor Mill shooting
    Baltimore County Police said they are investigating a shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning in Windsor Mill. Two brothers were walking along Elesmere Drive near Tudsbury Road at approximately 1:45 a.m. when they were confronted by four or five...
  • Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill

    Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill
    Word of an attack in Federal Hill appeared Monday on a neighborhood Facebook page, warning that a man had been stabbed early Sunday after being chased for his wallet. As news spread, different accounts emerged. A posting on the Federal Hill Neighborhood...
  • No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

    No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant
    An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking...
  • A necessary conversation [Commentary]

    A necessary conversation [Commentary]
    I would like to write my sons a love letter about peace and post-racial living, of a wonderful time when all people move freely, of a place where black bodies are not endangered and black life is not criminalized. But that is not my story, and it is not...
  • Police: Man killed 3-year-old daughter before being gunned down in PG County

    Police: Man killed 3-year-old daughter before being gunned down in PG County
    A 38-year-old Landover man fatally shot and stabbed his 3-year-old daughter before being killed exchanging gunfire with five Prince George's County police officers and a state trooper on Saturday, officials said. Frederick Roy Miller, of the 8000...