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  • Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]

    Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]
    It remains to be seen whether the United States Congress can muster the responsibility and will to do what is right and achieve comprehensive immigration reform this year. Republican leadership in the House of Representatives continues to hold immigration...
  • Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election

    Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election
    Three Harford County officials don't have opponents in the 2014 election, and each one has expressed his or her gratitude for the "vote of confidence" from the community. Circuit Court Judge Yolanda Curtin, Register of Wills Derek Hopkins and County...
  • Man accused of ordering girlfriend's death for insurance payout

    Man accused of ordering girlfriend's death for insurance payout
    For 14 years, police suspected Stephen Cooke in the death of his girlfriend, a theory stoked by the lucrative life insurance payout he received after her death. It wasn't until hours before another man's trial that police say they finally got what they...
  • Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments

    Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments
    The U.S. Department of Justice has identified and begun targeting a broad conspiracy to fix prices on automobile shipments in and out of Baltimore and other U.S. ports, with a Chilean company recently pleading guilty to violating federal antitrust laws in...
  • Court of Appeals extends deadline for state to provide lawyers at hearings

    Court of Appeals extends deadline for state to provide lawyers at hearings
    The Court of Appeals has extended the deadline by which the state must make sure criminal defendants have lawyers by their side during bail hearings before District Court commissioners. Currently, the state provides attorneys only at hearings before...
  • Illinois fugitive from Aberdeen held on Harford charges

    An Aberdeen man, who appeared in District Court for a bail review Monday on Harford County theft charges, is also wanted as a fugitive from Illinois, court officials said. Kendall Echols, 19, appeared before District Court Judge Victor K. Butanis via...
  • Long-standing history of ground-rent on property in Westminster [Column]

    Ground-rents, a form of property ownership that dates back to colonial times in Maryland, have been in the news again. In the last several weeks, articles in the Baltimore Sun report that a ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals "tossed-out …...
  • Radar system leads to oyster-poaching conviction for watermen

    Radar system leads to oyster-poaching conviction for watermen
    Two watermen were fined nearly $1,500 for oyster poaching on the Eastern Shore, the first conviction stemming from a network of radar and cameras the state launched in 2010 to detect illegal seafood harvesting. Brothers William and Irving Catlin, both of...
  • Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation

    Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation
    The owner of Baltimore's Sonar nightclub was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in supervising a drug dealing and money laundering operation, federal prosecutors announced. Daniel Gerard McIntosh, 38, of Sparks, was part of a large...
  • Teen, 16, charged with stabbing friend in Whiteford

    Teen, 16, charged with stabbing friend in Whiteford
    A Whiteford youth was released on $100,000 bond Monday from the Harford County Detention Center, where he had been held since Saturday, when he was charged as an adult in the nonfatal stabbing of a close friend. Alexander Young, 16, appeared via video...
  • Despite fugitive warrant, Bel Air man freed from jail after judge reinstates his bond

    Despite fugitive warrant, Bel Air man freed from jail after judge reinstates his bond
    A Bel Air man facing theft charges in two Maryland counties and in Pennsylvania was freed from jail Friday after a prosecutor couldn't convince a judge to hold him as a fugitive and flight risk. Harford County District Court Judge Mimi Cooper said she...
  • Annapolis case prompts 'Wait-What?' moment

    Annapolis case prompts 'Wait-What?' moment
    While reading court documents recently, I had one of those "Wait-What?" moments. That's where you're reading along, or listening to an explanation, and you suddenly say, incredulously: "Wait. What?" That is, please stop and tell me what I just read or...