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  • Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port

    Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port
    A Japanese shipping line will pay a nearly $70 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to fixing prices and rigging bids for services at the port of Baltimore, the Justice Department said Friday. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, is the latest...
  • Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison
    A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case. On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia...
  • Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say

    Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say
    A new anti-violence program led Baltimore police to raid the home of a convicted drug dealer they had hoped to reform, and to nearly $4 million worth of drugs and cash, a significant seizure for the department. Standing over a table displaying $825,...
  • Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance

    Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance
    Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in...
  • Message to the fans from the Baltimore Ravens

    Message to the fans from the Baltimore Ravens
    We at the Ravens have promised to be open, candid and transparent with our fans, sponsors, ticket holders, and the general public. This past Friday, ESPN.com’s “Outside the Lines” feature ran a story entitled, Rice case: purposeful...
  • Judge rules man on trial for 2013 murder is competent to stand trial

    Judge rules man on trial for 2013 murder is competent to stand trial
    A Baltimore County judge ruled Monday that a man on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend is competent to stand trial. Circuit Court Judge Ruth Ann Jakubowski called for the additional evaluations of Jeffrey Shiflett last week after his attorneys argued...
  • Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

    Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says
    Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...
  • Judge approves $190 million settlement in Dr. Nikita Levy case

    A Baltimore judge on Friday approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Medicine and patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and filmed women during exams — a ruling that victims' attorneys praised as a step in their...
  • 'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge

    'Top Chef' finalist Bryan Voltaggio pleads guilty to drunken driving charge
    Chef Bryan Voltaggio pleaded guilty to a drunk-driving charge in Baltimore district court Friday, according to online court records. The "Top Chef" finalist received probation before judgment, records show. Baltimore Police stopped Voltaggio at 12:20 a....
  • O'Malley to get more involved in governor's race

    O'Malley to get more involved in governor's race
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is stepping up his involvement in the race for governor, starting with visits to campaign offices for Democratic nominee Anthony G. Brown Tuesday evening and Wednesday. O'Malley disclosed his plans to visit the Brown offices in...
  • Tribal law in America [Commentary]

    Tribal law in America [Commentary]
    An anthropologist looking back from some more enlightened future at American values and gender roles in this young century would learn much from the cases of Shaneen Allen and Ray Rice, concluding that we remain a highly patriarchal, tribal and violent...