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  • There is a smoothness to Dez Wells' game

    There is a smoothness to Dez Wells' game
    Several weeks ago, media members watched a Maryland basketball scrimmage at Comcast Center. The guy we noticed -- it was hard not to -- seemed a little more advanced than his teammates. There was a confidence and a smoothness to Dez Wells. In one...
  • Senior Circles: More male victims of domestic abuse than you might think

    October has come and gone but there is still more information to pass on about domestic violence and older adults that I wasn't able to include in my last column. October was dedicated to domestic violence awareness and I brought this issue to light in my...
  • Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?

    Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?
    Missouri is a long way from Maryland, so residents can be forgiven for never having heard of Rep. Todd Akin prior to this week. But when the socially conservative Republican Senate candidate suggested that the victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get...
  • Two men charged in connection with assault, kidnapping in Catonsville

    Two men have been arrested in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault Oct. 1 near the corner of Ingleside and Edmondson avenues. The corner was also near the site of another kidnapping and sexual assault Sept. 25 — and one of the two...
  • Abingdon man to serve 18 months for possessing child pornography

    An Abingdon man who was facing 100 years in a state prison for possession of child pornography will instead serve 18 months at the county jail. Henry Vernon Hammen III, 31, of the 3200 block of Rock Creek Court, whose trial in Harford County Circuit...
  • Court date set for suspended city firefighter charged with running prostitution ring

    A Baltimore grand jury has indicted Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit on charges of running a prostitution ring in southwest Baltimore, and a court date has been set for November, according to court officials. Simmons and Coit were scheduled to appear in...
  • Akin's idiocy is infectious

    Akin's idiocy is infectious
      Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious. The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations. By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ... Mr....
  • Older adults can be victims of domestic violence

    Domestic violence does exist in the older adult populations October is Domestic Violence Month and across the country, communities will mount campaigns to make the public aware of this social issue. Howard County is no exception. The center is...
  • Man wanted for murder in Pa. charged in rape of 13-year-old Pikesville girl

    Man wanted for murder in Pa. charged in rape of 13-year-old Pikesville girl
    A man wanted in Pennsylvania for killing two boys during a drug deal was arrested early this month by Baltimore County police and has been charged with raping a 13-year-old Pikesville girl. John J. Gonce, 28, of Secane, Pa., who was charged in the...
  • Harford County police blotter: Man charged with second-degree escape

    Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen James Walker Hawkins III, 32, of the 200 block of Bush Chapel Road, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault and arson threat. Marc Justin Sheckells, 22, of the 1900...
  • Dez Wells says Maryland feels like home

    — Months after being expelled by Xavier, Maryland basketball player Dez Wells said Tuesday that he finally feels a sense of relief because he has arrived in a place that feels like "home." "I had faith I would be in the best situation possible at...
  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    The Maryland men's basketball program could have one late addition to its 2012-13 roster. Dez Wells, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound wing, was expelled from Xavier after allegations of sexual assault surfaced. But a grand jury in Hamilton County (Ohio) decided...