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  • Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal

    Supreme Court won't hear Frederick County sheriff's immigration enforcement appeal
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a Frederick County case in which a woman challenged local authorities' power to arrest her on an immigration violation, cementing her victory in a case that has been closely watched by both sides of the...
  • Laurel man arrested in North Laurel break-in [Crime Log]

    Laurel man arrested in North Laurel break-in [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible. Savage/North Laurel Overton Drive, 9600 block, 6:41 p.m. March 13. Entry gained to residence via unlocked...
  • Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial

    Timothy Virts to remain at detention center pending murder trial
    Timothy Virts, accused of killing Bobbie Jo Cortez this month and abducting one of their daughters, will remain in jail pending trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Virts, 38, waived his right to attend a bail hearing and did not appear in court. No attorney...
  • Brother of police shooting suspect held on drug charge

    Brother of police shooting suspect held on drug charge
    The brother of the man accused of shooting off-duty Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith Mcneill was ordered to be held in custody on a federal drug charge after a brief hearing Monday. Federal authorities have confirmed that Lamont G. Thomas spoke to city...
  • No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire

    No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire
    One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations...
  • Lost in jail, defendants wait weeks for chance at freedom

    Lost in jail, defendants wait weeks for chance at freedom
    Shykill Brewer was arrested on a misdemeanor gun charge days before Christmas. He should have been able to post bail in plenty of time to celebrate with his infant son and the rest of his family, but instead spent six weeks in jail. Under court rules,...
  • 67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say

    67-year-old man shoots 25-year-old girlfriend, himself in Pasadena, police say
    A 67-year-old man shot and killed his 25-year-old girlfriend, then himself, after a fight at their Pasadena home Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police said. Charles Benton White, 67, got into an argument with his girlfriend, Elizabeth Leigh Thorpe, 25,...
  • Man charged with chasing pregnant girlfriend with electric cord

    A Gwynn Oak man is being held on $15,000 bail after allegedly using a black electric cord to try to injure his pregnant girlfriend. Nelson Finney III, 29, of the 2100 block of Thistleboom Road, was charged Sunday with possession of a dangerous weapon...
  • Wounded Baltimore officer remains critical, but stable

    Wounded Baltimore officer remains critical, but stable
    Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith Mcneill, who was off duty when he was ambushed and shot multiple times Friday night, was in critical but stable condition Monday, while his alleged shooter is expected to have a bail review hearing Tuesday. Mcneill was...
  • Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow

    Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow
    Bel Air Mayor Robert Reier joked at Monday night's town meeting that Public Works Director Randy Robertson could probably "write a book" on clearing snow from municipal streets, sidewalks and facilities with the latest snow that hit Monday. "The...
  • Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related

    Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related
    Baltimore County Police are searching for suspects in seven separate armed robberies of the Royal Farms store in the 6000 block of Falls Road in Towson, the department announced last week. Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, said investigators...
  • Trial of Elkridge man charged in infant death to begin Tuesday

    Trial of Elkridge man charged in infant death to begin Tuesday
    The Elkridge man accused of shaking his six-month-old baby to death in September will stand trial Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court. Aron James Krampf, 26, of the 6200 block of Ducketts Lane, faces a second-degree murder charge and child abuse...