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  • Elite Baltimore City prosecutor unit takes on … a fistfight

    Elite Baltimore City prosecutor unit takes on … a fistfight
    When he became state's attorney two years ago, Gregg L. Bernstein created the Major Investigations Unit, pulling in elite prosecutors to go after violent repeat offenders using complex techniques. In February, the unit took on a new case: a downtown...
  • Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury

    Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury
    Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of a 21-year-old charged with gunning down a teen outside the Towson Town Center Mall just days before Christmas in 2011. Prosecutors say Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, of Baltimore shot and killed Rodney...
  • In Leopold case, judge draws bright line in the fog

    In Leopold case, judge draws bright line in the fog
    Those who criticize the John Leopold case — that it was "too much squeeze for too little juice," a waste of taxpayer money — should read the 40-page memorandum by Dennis M. Sweeney, the judge who presided over the Anne Arundel County...
  • Two men sentenced in Latrobe Homes drug ring case

    Two men sentenced in Latrobe Homes drug ring case
    Two men were sentenced to 10 years in prison this week as federal prosecutors seek to close the books on a large illegal drug ring they say operated out of Latrobe Homes in East Baltimore. Judges sentenced Raymond Williams, 36, on Thursday, and Melvin...
  • 'Gideon's' promise still unfulfilled

    'Gideon's' promise still unfulfilled
    "Make me wanna holler, way they do my life." -- Marvin Gaye, "Inner City Blues" Karen Houppert has written a book of nightmares. Ms. Houppert, a veteran reporter for, among others, The Washington Post and The New York Times, is the author of...
  • Bail and illegal immigrants

    Bail and illegal immigrants
    With all due respect to bail bondsmen who play a necessary role in the criminal justice system, the case pending before the Maryland Court of Appeals involving illegal immigrants and whether bondsmen should be liable for illegal immigrant defendants who...
  • Judge issues restrictions for media in Phylicia Barnes case

    Judge Alfred Nance issued a 27-point list of directives for media as the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson, accused of killing 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, got underway Tuesday morning.  Here's how the court order appeared taped outside the courtroom...
  • Tape shows accused killer's desire for Barnes, prosecution says

    Tape shows accused killer's desire for Barnes, prosecution says
    Baltimore prosecutors said Friday that a sexually charged video depicting teenager Phylicia Barnes and the man accused of killing her shows a turning point in the relationship that ultimately led to her death. Assistant State's Attorney Lisa Goldberg...
  • Defendants in killing of three children to face third trial

    Defendants in killing of three children to face third trial
    A city judge cleared the way Monday for new trials of two men accused of slashing the throats of three children in a grisly triple murder nine years ago, settling a slew of legal disputes over years-old testimony and forensic evidence. A March 11 trial...
  • Bel Air payroll company accused in lawsuits of stealing from clients

    Bel Air payroll company accused in lawsuits of stealing from clients
    Accu-pay, a Bel Air payroll company, shut its doors Wednesday after a local business filed suit, claiming the company didn't pay withheld taxes to the IRS, and a judge quickly issued an order telling its owners refrain from destroying any documents or...
  • Maryland court considers liability of bars in drunken-driving crashes

    Maryland court considers liability of bars in drunken-driving crashes
    Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
  • Assaults on staff are focus of scathing report at Catonsville psychiatric hospital

    Assaults on staff are focus of scathing report at Catonsville psychiatric hospital
    In-patient units at Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville have become troubled environments where serious assaults on hospital staff are common, according to a scathing new report from a consultant for the Maryland health department. The chaos...