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  • Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]

    Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]
    The headline says it all — "Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases" (June 20). Duh! You think? Why hasn't a plan been in place to use tranquilizers since a steer has escaped in the city before and dogs have...
  • Baltimore's police commissioner forges a hands-on image

    Baltimore's police commissioner forges a hands-on image
    When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts appeared at a recent town hall, a woman stood to ask about police brutality, a touchy topic for both residents and officers. She said she worried for her young nephew, who was frequently stopped by police....
  • Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]

    Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]
    The majority of police officers in Baltimore City are brave men and women who work hard to keep us safe and are underpaid for their efforts. However, in every basket there are a few bad apples. The two officers that killed someone's pet dog last week...
  • Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood

    Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood
    Two people were stabbed in separate incidents in Edgewood late Thursday night and early Friday morning, just hours after there was an attempted robbery at knifepoint elsewhere in the community, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The first...
  • More overnight violence reported in Edgewood Friday

    More overnight violence reported in Edgewood Friday
    In a continuing rash of violence in Edgewood, "multiple stabbings" were reported in the community late Friday night, 24 hours after back-to-back stabbings and 48 hours after a murder, all within relatively close proximity. The most recent incident was...
  • Man shot, wounded near Old Town Mall

    Man shot, wounded near Old Town Mall
    City police were investigating a shooting Monday afternoon at the Old Town Mall, the blighted outdoor shopping center that officials have pledged to redevelop. The shooting was reported at around 1:30 p.m., and the police said a man had been shot in the...
  • Arundel executive race pits former sheriff against delegate

    Arundel executive race pits former sheriff against delegate
    Now that Republicans have chosen their candidate in November's race for Anne Arundel County executive, Democrat George F. Johnson IV says he's eager to begin the campaign. "It's time to roll our sleeves up," said Johnson, who faces Republican Steve Schuh...
  • Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges

    Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges
    The 34-year-old man charged with shooting and critically wounding an off-duty Baltimore police officer this year has been indicted in federal court on drug and weapons charges, according to court records unsealed this week. Gregg Thomas was arrested in...
  • Second Baltimore police officer charged in dog's death

    Second Baltimore police officer charged in dog's death
    A second Baltimore police officer has been charged in the death of a dog whose throat was allegedly slit by another officer, but the city police union says both officers didn't have the tools they needed to do their job and shouldn't be charged. Thomas...
  • Body found near woods in eastern Hampstead area

    Body found near woods in eastern Hampstead area
    The body of a man was discovered along a wooded area in northern Carroll County early Friday morning, Maryland State Police said. At around 8 a.m., deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff's office recovered the body near a grain field in Hampstead,...
  • Gahler wins GOP sheriff's race, will again face Bane in general election

    Gahler wins GOP sheriff's race, will again face Bane in general election
    Republican candidate Jeff Gahler, who is making his second run for Harford County sheriff, secured his party's nomination by a nearly two-thirds margin Tuesday. "We worked long and hard," Gahler said Thursday. "We think we have the right message and the...
  • Man, 19, fatally shot in Edgewood Wednesday night

    Man, 19, fatally shot in Edgewood Wednesday night
    A man was shot to death in Edgewood Wednesday night, the most recent incident in a spate of violence in the community over the last few months, that also included a non-fatal shooting and a stabbing less than two miles apart from each other in May....