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  • Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing

    Featherstone freed after 35 years for Trimakas killing
    James Featherstone, accused at 16 in the killing of Alan Trimakas, a Johns Hopkins medical student, won his freedom Tuesday afternoon — his life sentence suspended at 35 years because of a court ruling that found a serious flaw in the handling of...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the hearing...
  • Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

    Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating
    A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex that prosecutors say left the other man unable to walk, speak or feed himself, according to Howard County State's...
  • Ex-cop accused of violating pre-trial terms in Bel Air domestic assault case

    Ex-cop accused of violating pre-trial terms in Bel Air domestic assault case
    A retired Baltimore police officer accused of assaulting his wife at his Bel Air home allegedly violated court orders to stop contacting the victim, who also got a court protective order issued Tuesday. Dan Lioi, formerly a lieutenant colonel with the...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • Convicted groper charged in another incident in Columbia

    Convicted groper charged in another incident in Columbia
    An Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty last week in a series of groping incidents in Howard County was charged by police in another groping incident in Columbia, Howard County police said Monday. Jeremy Kaho Ng, 27, of the 10000 block of Whitworth Way,...
  • Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail

    Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail
    The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, and two gun charges. Mark Ramiro, 30, shot...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...
  • As deadline approaches, Howard referendum case embroiled in new controversy

    As deadline approaches, Howard referendum case embroiled in new controversy
    Amid the latest fray in a case to bring about a dozen Howard County zoning changes to referendum this fall, there is a final deadline in sight. August 18 – less than a month away – is the drop-dead date for a referendum question to be...
  • Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel County

    Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel County
    Joseph Dale Harvey Jr. was fatally shot on the side of a highway in Millersville last summer because he picked the wrong man to feud with over a driving mistake, a prosecutor charged in court Monday. The defense argued that Harvey used a racial slur,...
  • Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane

    Bulmer sentenced to 30 years in murder of blogger Dennis Lane
    A Howard County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for the murder of his teenage girlfriend's father, well-known businessman and blogger Dennis Lane — a slaying prosecutors and defense lawyers say was the result of a toxic teenage...
  • Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers

    Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers
    After just four hours of deliberation Monday, a Howard County jury convicted a homeless man on multiple counts of attempted murder, assault and gun crimes for his role in a Route 1, daytime shootout with police last year that wounded one county police...