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  • First defendants get lawyers at bail hearings in Maryland

    First defendants get lawyers at bail hearings in Maryland
    In the aftermath of an eight-year court battle, a major change in the way Maryland's justice system operates finally boiled down Tuesday to one simple question. "Would you like to have a court-appointed attorney?" court Commissioner Jennifer Colton asked...
  • Edgewood man accused of stealing from sleeping truck drivers at Maryland House, Jessup travel plaza

    An Edgewood man with dozens of prior arrests and convictions is accused of stealing wallets from truck drivers at two local travel plazas over the past two months, Maryland State Police reported. Lloyd Alvin Harris, 53, in the 1900 block of Steven Drive,...
  • Batts tasks independent team to investigate police intimidation case

    Batts tasks independent team to investigate police intimidation case
    Four investigators from agencies outside Baltimore are working to determine who left a dead rat on the car windshield of an officer who was cooperating with prosecutors on a police brutality case. "We're going to go wherever that information takes us,"...
  • Ruling could scrub quarter of sex offender registry

    Ruling could scrub quarter of sex offender registry
    One-fourth of the names on Maryland's sex offender registry could be removed after the state's top court expanded Monday on an earlier ruling that adding offenders from before the list was created violated the state constitution. The Court of Appeals...
  • Federal appeals court ruling could lead to more reduced sentences

    Federal appeals court ruling could lead to more reduced sentences
    A federal appeals court ruling could add to the number of inmates with legal grounds to seek reduced sentences because of a shifting interpretation of sentencing guidelines and what constitutes a violent crime. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood

    Two injured, one seriously, in separate overnight stabbings in Edgewood
    Two people were stabbed in separate incidents in Edgewood late Thursday night and early Friday morning, just hours after there was an attempted robbery at knifepoint elsewhere in the community, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The first...
  • Authorities contacting victims of accused mail thief

    Authorities contacting victims of accused mail thief
    Investigators are contacting people they believe were the victims of a postman accused of stealing bagfuls of mail — a fairly straightforward task, apparently, because evidence they've seized has the victims' addresses written on the front. "U.S....
  • Family of man killed in van crash sues church

    The family of a man killed when a church van he was riding in careened off an Illinois highway has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the church, alleging that it is responsible for his death. Andrew James Canada, 53, and four other members of the...
  • Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten

    Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten
    More than four decades later, Eddie Fogler can still see Jim Delany dumping their North Carolina basketball teammate Rusty Clark on the floor during a practice at Carmichael Auditorium. It was payback for the hard screen that Clark, one of the team's...
  • Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges

    Man accused of shooting Baltimore officer faces federal charges
    The 34-year-old man charged with shooting and critically wounding an off-duty Baltimore police officer this year has been indicted in federal court on drug and weapons charges, according to court records unsealed this week. Gregg Thomas was arrested in...
  • Former Baltimore County insurance CEO agrees to remain in jail for now

    Former Baltimore County insurance CEO agrees to remain in jail for now
    The founder of a Baltimore County insurance company arrested this week in connection with an alleged scheme to mislead regulators about the financial health of the firm consented Friday to remain in detention for now. Jeffrey Cohen, former CEO of...
  • UMB official resigns amid fraud lawsuit

    UMB official resigns amid fraud lawsuit
    A University of Maryland, Baltimore official resigned Thursday amid inquiries into allegations that he defrauded an Oklahoma university of more than $1 million in a previous job and diverted the money to businesses from which he financially benefited....