| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A Baltimore-based therapist who was disturbed by the response to the murder-suicide committed by a Kansas City Chiefs player has taken her cause national.
Gretchen Tome, who works at House of Ruth, posted a petition on Change.org demanding NFL...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eleven people and the state ACLU sued Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold on Wednesday, contending that the county illegally compiled files about citizens on Leopold's alleged "enemies list," then refused to release the information collected....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:04 PM
A Baltimore County police officer pleaded guilty to misconduct and agreed to resign after admitting to filming himself numerous times engaging in sex acts and neglecting to respond to calls while on duty.
Aaron Z. Pross, 29, who had been assigned to the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The directions to the alleged brothel told the men that if they saw a house with green awnings, they'd gone too far. But some of them apparently misunderstood; would-be customers have shown up for years at the nearby house in Towson.
| May 15, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A Baltimore judge sentenced a man convicted of repeatedly raping a 13-year-old girl in an East Baltimore vacant home to life in prison four times over plus an additional 25 years.
Alvin Ray Wright Sr., 50, was convicted at trial in February on three rape...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Linwood O. Burke, 47, of the 400 block of Chestnut Street, was charged Tuesday with obstructing and hindering police and second-degree assault.
Sara Montgomery, 30, of the 300 block of North Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Tuesday with...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Sheriff's deputies and state police report:
Antoine D. Rushing, 20, of the first block of New County Road, was charged Thursday with trespassing and failing to obey a lawful police order.
Warren E. Smith, 54, of the 100 block of Bouzarth Lane,...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:12 PM
An Aberdeen man has been charged with sexually abusing a minor.
Clarence Jacob Barnes Jr., 53, of the 300 block of Center Deen Avenue, is charged with third-degree sex offense, fourth-degree sex offense, sex abuse of a minor and second-degree assault,...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
| Mar 23, 2013
While hundreds of thousands of federal workers brace for unpaid furloughs starting next month, Uncle Sam is still looking to hire.
In one week alone this month, nearly 2,200 job listings available to the public were posted on USAJobs.gov, the federal...