| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:33 AM
After Nick Symmonds won a silver medal at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, the American distance runner became the first foreign athlete to openly condemn Russia's anti-gay law on Russian soil.
And so far, for what it's worth, he hasn't been...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A prison inmate is being treated for stab wounds he suffered during a fight among three prisoners at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown on Monday night, a spokesman for the prison system said.
Mark Vernarelli said...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A Severna Park man accused of running drugs from Atlanta to Northern Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to a cocaine conspiracy charge that did not specify the quantity he sold — marking one of the first cases in the Washington area in which...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Col. Denise R. Lind, the Army judge who sentenced Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison today after finding him guilty of turning hundreds of thousands of classified documents over to the anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks, clearly did not buy prosecutors'...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Five men found guilty of murder walked free Thursday from a Baltimore court after a series of emotional hearings that saw a man break down on the witness stand as he urged a judge not to release a prisoner convicted decades ago in the killing of his...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Saturday's fatal police involved shooting north of Bel Air was the fourth such incident in Harford County dating back to October in which a law enforcement officer discharged a firearm.
Seth Beckman, 19, of Bel Air, Beckman was shot by a Harford...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Life hasn't been easy for KeSean Ellis, a 12-year-old whose mother has been in and out of prison for the past seven years.
With his mother currently in prison and a father who was killed two years ago, KeSean might have ended up in foster care if his...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder announced recently that the United States' practice of locking up so many of its citizens has to stop. News outlets almost uniformly reported that Mr. Holder was drastically limiting the application of mandatory minimum...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A convicted murderer accused of killing a state prison guard in Jessup seven years ago has, for a second time, been found mentally incompetent to stand trial after a hearing in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.
Doctors for the state who evaluated Lamarr...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As Colonial Players Inc. opens its 65th season, the all-volunteer Annapolis-based theater group is planning a season that celebrates the past and seems to foretell a bright future.
The Players' humble beginning was launched when a group of Annapolitans,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Baltimore County Officer Jason Schneider was trying to subdue a teen attempting to flee when a man came up behind him and opened fire during a predawn Catonsville raid, according to court documents filed Thursday.
As he collapsed with fatal injuries,...