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  • Man gets prison term for eBay sale of night-vision goggles

    Man gets prison term for eBay sale of night-vision goggles
    A Florida man who sold military-style night-vision goggles without a license to an undercover agent in Baltimore — believing him to be an overseas buyer — was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of probation late Wednesday,...
  • Pair killed in West Baltimore were brother, sister

    Pair killed in West Baltimore were brother, sister
    At home in the middle of the day Wednesday, it turned out that Natasha Bates was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Relatives say Bates, 40, was killed when a gunman opened fire on her brother, 34-year-old Dwayne Robinson Webb, at about noon while he...
  • Bullet holes reported in Aberdeen home [Harford police blotter]

    Aberdeen Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office report: Ronald Wilson Brown, 25, of the 1300 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Tuesday with being rogue and vagabond and theft less than $100. Nathaniel S. Webster, 37, of the...
  • Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool

    Officials fear court ruling voids crime-fighting tool
    Authorities are warning that a ruling by Maryland's highest court could take away a powerful weapon in the fight against crime: the state's mandatory five-year, no-parole sentence for gun possession by certain convicted felons. The Court of Appeals...
  • Four Harford murderers and one rapist seeking new trials

    Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...
  • Baltimore officials pledge 'renewed energy' against crime

    Baltimore officials pledge 'renewed energy' against crime
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Baltimore law enforcement leaders Thursday to pledge "renewed energy" in cracking down on crime, highlighting an initiative to boost cooperation between state and federal prosecutors. The move doubles the number...
  • Killer at center of prisoner release case convicted again

    Killer at center of prisoner release case convicted again
    On the night in 1975 that Merle W. Unger Jr. killed Hagerstown police officer Donald Kline, a black cat named Midnight gave away his hiding spot in a local basement. It was one of many attempts Unger would make to elude police and life in prison. On...
  • In Texas, black means future danger

    In Texas, black means future danger
    If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it'll be because he is black. Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own...
  • Sun must not reveal police sources

    The news story, "Local rapper, wife charged in deadly stabbing after show" (July 10) by Jessica Anderson included details on who provided identifying information to the police. Does anyone in Baltimore doubt that the criminal community knows exactly who...
  • Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore

    Questions over release of Pa. murder suspect held in Baltimore
    A fugitive wanted for murder in Pennsylvania was wrongly released from the Baltimore City Detention Center this week — and authorities are still trying to figure out how that happened. Dale Wakefield, 21, is being held in a Bucks County, Pa., jail...
  • Man gets 40 years in shooting death

    Man gets 40 years in shooting death
    A Baltimore man was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man nearly two years ago, police said. Anthony Brown, 27, pleaded guilty in Baltimore Circuit Court to first-degree murder and a handgun charge,...
  • Former Columbia school aide loses appeal on sex abuse conviction

    Former Columbia school aide loses appeal on sex abuse conviction
    Maryland's top court upheld the convictions this week of Karl Marshall Walker Jr. a former Columbia elementary school worker whose love letters to an 8-year-old girl at the school led to precedent-setting convictions on charges of sexual abuse of a...