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  • Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law

    Arundel texting crash highlights concerns with manslaughter law
    One witness attests in police reports to seeing Elizabeth Meyers texting on her phone as she pulled into traffic on Route 3 in Gambrills. Cellphone records, according to authorities, show a phone call and three text messages between Meyers and her...
  • Founder of Carroll County company sentenced in securities fraud case

    Founder of Carroll County company sentenced in securities fraud case
    A Westminster man was sentenced to 37 months in prison Wednesday for securities fraud related to the sale of $1.9 million in stock in his company, according to federal prosecutors. John F. "Jef" Curran III also was ordered to repay $1.25 million to...
  • Manning testifies: 'I'm sorry that I hurt the United States'

    Manning testifies: 'I'm sorry that I hurt the United States'
    Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, speaking for the first time since he was charged with espionage for leaking thousands of military and diplomatic documents, apologized that his actions hurt the United States and told a judge Wednesday that he was "dealing...
  • Holder's empty words on prisoners

    Holder's empty words on prisoners
    So U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is going to let out elderly prisoners who were supposed to be serving life sentences for capital crimes such as murder ("U.S. plans drugs shift," Aug. 12). I guess we were snookered again when we traded capital...
  • 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...
  • Naval Academy must shut down team houses

    Naval Academy must shut down team houses
    The U.S. Naval Academy is its own kind of "Suitcase College." Midshipmen on the walled off campus are always looking for a way to escape — not the boredom, but the unending pressure. One of the ways they can escape is to the home of a "sponsor...
  • 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....
  • Obama treats Boston bomber with kid gloves

    Obama treats Boston bomber with kid gloves
    One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions. In the case...
  • 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...
  • 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...