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  • Ex-Harford teacher, accused of being in relationship with student, charged with plotting to kill his wife

    Ex-Harford teacher, accused of being in relationship with student, charged with plotting to kill his wife
    A former teacher in Harford County's alternative education program has been accused of plotting to kill his wife in order to be with a student with whom he was having a sexual relationship. Ethan Richard Estevez, 31, of the 2600 block of Peery Drive...
  • Terps men's lacrosse's Benjamin Chisolm cleared on sexual assault charge

    Et cetera Maryland men's lacrosse attackman Benjamin Chisolm was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, Chisolm's lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped the felony sex assault charge against...
  • Election law violations expose dark side of politics [Commentary]

    What should be the penalty for campaign dirty tricks? It's a question that might have come out of the Watergate era, but it's just as relevant today. It arises again with the news that one unsuccessful candidate in the Democratic primary for a state...
  • Annapolis sues police, fire retirees to get ruling in pension dispute

    Annapolis sues police, fire retirees to get ruling in pension dispute
    The city of Annapolis has named dozens of retired police officers and firefighters in a federal lawsuit, the latest tactic in a decade-long legal battle over changes to retiree pensions. In court filings last week, the city asked a judge to rule that...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban

    Federal judge upholds assault rifle ban
    A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings. A collection of gun...
  • Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges

    Defense attorney receives 18-month sentence on drug charges
    A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail. "I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
  • Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane

    Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane
    A Howard County judge sent Morgan Lane Arnold back to jail from a juvenile facility Monday, ruling that the 16-year-old should be tried as an adult on charges she plotted with her boyfriend to kill her father. Circuit Judge William Tucker told a full...
  • Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

    Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford
    Construction is proceeding on a $180 million expansion of Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas pipeline network in Harford County, as legal representatives for the company and Fallston-area landowners continue to determine procedures to compensate...
  • Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

    Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts
    A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service that will cost more than $2.8 million to replace, according to the U.S. State's Attorney's Office. Officials allege Roland...
  • Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed

    Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed
    Attorneys for a Howard County teenager who is accused of plotting to kill her father portrayed her Tuesday as a frail, anti-social loner who suffers depression and still loves stuffed animals. Morgan Lane Arnold, 16, appeared in Howard County Circuit...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...