| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:17 PM
A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault in connection with an incident near Aberdeen late Thursday night that involved shots being fired, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
Anthony Tyrone Lucas, 28, who has no fixed...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:20 PM
A Bel Air man facing theft charges in two Maryland counties and in Pennsylvania was freed from jail Friday after a prosecutor couldn't convince a judge to hold him as a fugitive and flight risk.
Harford County District Court Judge Mimi Cooper said she...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A 29-year-old man in custody on a charge of attempted robbery died in a nearby hospital after suffering a medical problem in a Baltimore courtroom Wednesday, the state corrections department confirmed.
Medics took Ronnie A. Adams Jr. to Mercy Medical...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
After Gregg Thomas pleaded guilty in 2004 to killing a teenager, a Baltimore judge ordered him to serve 15 years in prison. He was out in less than 10, and by last week he had been charged in the shooting ambush of off-duty Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Thanks for your recent editorial highlighting attempts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Maryland and our partner organizations to pass legislation in this year's General Assembly that would require an independent investigation of the use of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Seven months after the Baltimore City Detention Center was thrust into the national spotlight as a haven for corruption, state corrections officials made the case Thursday that a series of reforms have significantly improved safety at the 150-year-old...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:53 AM
An Edgewood woman who teaches elementary school in Baltimore turned herself in on charges of arson stemming from a 2012 fire, the Office of the State Fire Marshal's Office said Wednesday.
Loretta Joyce Cunningham, 49, of the 1300 block of East Spring...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:27 PM
State corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard announced Tuesday that he will step down, saying his department had "stabilized" the Baltimore jail in the wake of a gang corruption scandal there.
Maynard, who moved his offices into the Baltimore City...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A state legislative commission endorsed a half-billion dollar plan on Wednesday to knock down the troubled Baltimore jail and rebuild it, lending new weight to a longstanding idea that languished for years as the Civil War-era facility continued to age....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The report this week by a legislative panel on the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center paints a picture of an institution in deep crisis, and it offers a list of common-sense suggestions for how to clean up the mess that need to be taken seriously....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last week President Barack Obama issued a challenge to Congress to take care of some urgent unfinished business. The president used his executive powers to commute the sentences of eight people sentenced to long prison terms imposed under mandatory...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The fourth Columbia teen convicted in the assault and attempted armed robbery of a Columbia cab driver in March was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday, according to State's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Woody Rousseau, 18, of the 6500 block of...