| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Two Harford County men and a Howard County man have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme federal prosecutors say bilked the government out of at least $2.6 million in Medicaid and Medicare...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The robbery would be simple, the five men were told: The crew would burst into a Baltimore hotel room and grab $400,000 worth of cocaine stashed there by an out-of-town supplier. They should bring guns, just in case.
But as the men headed to the hotel,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Six men convicted in killings exited a side door at the Baltimore courthouse Thursday after spending more than half their lives in prison — their freedom secured by a court ruling that found they had received unfair trials because of improper jury...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
The latest high-profile military justice case to come out of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis merits nationwide attention. In a nutshell, it involves allegations of sexual assault of a female midshipman by several members of the Academy...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Nelson Bernard Clifford has been tried in three separate rape cases in recent years. Each time, he was linked through DNA to the scene and his accuser said she had been bound, blindfolded and attacked.
And each time, the 35-year-old was acquitted...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
She was too drained to go on, she said.
After four days and more than 20 hours of relentless questions about her medical history and motivations, her dance moves and underwear, the 21-year-old midshipman who has accused three former Naval Academy...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:03 PM
More than 100 ATF agents and local police officers executed search warrants early Thursday and made arrests in connection with the indictment of 14 people in a West Baltimore drug conspiracy case, authorities said.
Baltimore Deputy Police Commissioner...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:05 AM
For more than three decades, a Maryland Court of Appeals judge argued that the state's jury instructions were fundamentally unfair, writing blistering dissenting opinions.
But it was only in retirement — called back to hear the case of convicted...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Lawyers for John Norman Huffington, a Bel Air man who was twice convicted of killing a young man and young woman in Harford County in 1981, will argue for his release from prison on Thursday while Huffington awaits a new trial, granted this spring on...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It's a troubling and scary thing to consider, but my take-away from the trial of George Zimmerman is a very clear message that you can take up arms to protect yourself and use deadly force with the thinnest claims of self-defense and the fullest...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
When terrible things happen we look for someone to blame and we become angry when we feel that no one pays a price; in doing so we temporarily forget that revenge is not the answer to tragedy ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15).
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:52 PM
A Baltimore County man paralyzed from the waist down in a 2004 shooting at Randallstown High School was awarded $21.4 million Monday in a civil case against the two men convicted in the attack.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Kathleen Cox ruled in...