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  • Years later, three watch as abuser is sentenced to prison

    Years later, three watch as abuser is sentenced to prison
    Three men who were sexually abused by a church youth-ministry leader years ago experienced a measure of justice Wednesday as they confronted their abuser in court, read emotion-charged statements about how his crimes have damaged their lives, and heard...
  • Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring

    Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring
    Former Gov. Harry Hughes' grandson has been charged with taking as much as $250,000 from his grandfather to support his heroin habit and for possessing and distributing drugs as part of a major trafficking ring on the Eastern Shore. Andrew Douglas White,...
  • Crime and rehabilitation [Editorial]

    Crime and rehabilitation  [Editorial]
    Last month a Howard County judge handed down a curious ruling in the case of a disturbed teenager charged with conspiring to murder her father. Circuit Judge William Tucker acknowledged that Morgan Lane Arnold, who was 14 at the time of the killing,...
  • State judiciary to hold summit on foster care for LGBT youth after critical report

    State judiciary to hold summit on foster care for LGBT youth after critical report
    Judges, attorneys and social services professionals from across the state will gather Wednesday for a summit to address the foster care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning youth, according to the Maryland Judiciary. The...
  • Arson charge against volunteer firefighter dismissed

    Arson charge against volunteer firefighter dismissed
    A U.S. district judge has dismissed charges against a Baltimore County volunteer firefighter who was accused of deliberately setting a 2007 blaze in Halethorpe, accepting his lawyer's argument that the federal court did not have jurisdiction. Authorities...
  • Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool

    Judge orders Maryland to adopt online voting tool
    A federal judge in Baltimore ordered Maryland elections officials to adopt an online absentee voting tool in time for this year's general election, despite warnings from computer security experts that the system could lead to voter fraud. The ruling...
  • Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book

    Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book
    A California company that helps aspiring authors was moving when an editor noticed a bulky envelope from a Maryland prison in a box of unsolicited manuscripts. Inside were loose pages of a children's book about a girl who wants to celebrate her birthday...
  • Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination

    Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination
    The former beverage manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is suing the hotel’s operator for wrongful or abusive discharge, harassment, gender discrimination and for creating a hostile work environment.  In the suit, Tiffany Dawn Cianci...
  • Softball tournament celebrates life and loves of Lauren Giddings

    Softball tournament celebrates life and loves of Lauren Giddings
    Lauren Giddings loved softball and her dog, a butterscotch mixed Pekingese named Butterbean. It's been three years since the North Laurel native, who had just graduated from Mercer University Law School, was murdered by a fellow law student in Macon,...
  • Top court bans shocking judge from hearing cases

    Top court bans shocking judge from hearing cases
    The state's top court has banned retired Charles County judge Robert C. Nalley, who ordered a defendant be given an electric shock, from hearing cases, a judiciary spokeswoman said Wednesday. The Court of Appeals order, which went into effect Friday,...
  • Man pleads guilty in attack on fan at O's game

    Man pleads guilty in attack on fan at O's game
    Michael David Bell, one of two men accused in an attack at Camden Yards that left a baseball spectator with a fractured skull, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault Wednesday, the Baltimore state's attorney's office said. A judge gave Bell a...
  • Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case

    Lawyers for BGF get first chance to challenge jail case
    In the large, rarely used ceremonial courtroom of Baltimore's federal court on Wednesday, a few defendants and their lawyers challenged prosecutors who say they helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang take over the city jail. Many of the cases against...