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  • Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case
    Bradley Manning, the junior Army analyst convicted of espionage for leaking thousands of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, reigniting a debate over how far the government should go to punish those who disclose secret...
  • Sound sentence for Manning

     Sound sentence for Manning
    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'...
  • Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself

    Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself
    A Baltimore police detective was convicted by a jury on all counts in a case in which city prosecutors said he had lied about shooting himself in a downtown parking garage and improperly obtained worker's compensation benefits.  Mark Cheshire, a...
  • Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service

    Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service
    A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers. In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
  • Former Archbishop Curley teacher sentenced on child pornography possession charges

    Former Archbishop Curley teacher sentenced on child pornography possession charges
    A former teacher at Baltimore's Archbishop Curley High School was sentenced this week in Connecticut to serve five years in prison and 20 years' probation on charges of possession of child pornography, obscenity and three counts of risk of injury to a...
  • Amid arrests in crime wave, residents concerned about police communication

    Police told residents that a robbery crew responsible for 20 or more attacks in North Baltimore and other areas may have coordinated their crimes through social media, and used a route that led to a cash-for-cell phne kiosk in Towson.  The account comes...
  • Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury

    Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury
    Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted the defendant in a complicated murder-for-hire case as an arch-schemer who had a witness against him killed and then sought ways to benefit from the killing years down the line. But attorneys for Jose Morales,...
  • Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges

    Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges
    A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
  • Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole

    Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole
    A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore. District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
  • A minimum of reform

    A minimum of reform
    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...
  • Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard

    Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard
    A 31-year-old California man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County Circuit Court last week. Rowland James Duffey, who listed his address in Long Beach, Calif., was sentenced by Judge Louis A....
  • Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek

    Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek
    The mud apparently got out of control at the Tough Mudder obstacle race held last September in Frederick. Organizers of the event were fined $25,000 for sediment and erosion violations that fouled Big Tuscarora Creek, the Maryland Department of the...