| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:51 AM
In a summer filled with stories of jailhouse corruption and deadly violence afflicting our city, many of us in the advocacy community are asking which candidate for governor will show the strongest commitment to meaningful criminal and juvenile justice...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The attorney for ousted Anne Arundel County Councilman Daryl D. Jones said Monday her client made a mistake in failing to file tax returns for several years, but she said that after serving his time, Jones is "fit to be a lawyer and he is fit to be a...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Kareem Hasan left prison this year after 37 years behind bars. Now that he's free, he sees something that troubles him.
"Every time I go out, I see a bunch of kids in the street," the 55-year-old said.
Hasan spoke at Morgan State University on...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Awaiting trial on charges that he and his crew arranged seven shootings to avenge the death of a family member, Robert G. Moore plotted from prison to kill two Baltimore prosecutors working to keep him behind bars for life, according to court arguments...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The percentage of Maryland ex-offenders likely to return to prison within three years of release has fallen by double digits since 2000, state prison officials reported Monday.
Secretary Gary D. Maynard, the top official at the Department of Public...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The Court of Appeals decision this week that criminal defendants have a right to counsel at court commissioner hearings raises all manner of practical difficulties for the state. Commissioner hearings can take place 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Clifton Johnson wipes down his used Lexus once a day with a carefully folded white towel. A mango-scented air freshener hangs from the rearview mirror. The car's polished wood paneling gleams from the rays shining through the sun roof.
The car has...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:52 PM
A Bel Air teen is facing life in prison and is being held on $2 million bail after being charged with attempted murder and other crimes for allegedly cutting a man during a fight early Saturday morning in Bel Air.
The details of the incident are unclear,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
After seeing the security tapes of the Navy Yard shooter in the hallways, it's hard to believe the building's surveillance cameras are not monitored in real time. Had this been the case, the shooter could have been stopped long before he killed so many....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
A federal jury in Greenbelt convicted a Baltimore contractor on Wednesday of ordering the killing of a witness against him in a series of theft cases, rendering a swift verdict after a man wrongfully convicted of the death was cleared.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The front-page article by Pamela Wood about the prosecution of a young girl whose alleged texting while driving caused a fatal accident highlights a major failure by our elected leaders ("Crash fatality case could be Arundel first," Oct. 14). The...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
One witness attests in police reports to seeing Elizabeth Meyers texting on her phone as she pulled into traffic on Route 3 in Gambrills. Cellphone records, according to authorities, show a phone call and three text messages between Meyers and her...