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  • 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...
  • O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge

    O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed the lawyer who defends the General Assembly to a seat on the state's second highest court. O'Malley on Tuesday appointed Dan Friedman, an assistant attorney general, to the at-large position on Maryland's Court of...
  • Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state

    Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state
    Relatives of a 10-year-old disabled foster child who died at an Anne Arundel County group home last month and the guardian of another resident whose inadequate care there led to a serious illness have filed notice that they intend to sue the state for...
  • Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office

    Man who died following arrest last week had previous encounters with Harford Sheriff's Office
    A man who died after being stunned and arrested by Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies, following a vehicle pursuit into Baltimore County last week, had a history of brushes with the law, including one conviction for possession of cocaine with intent...
  • Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino

    Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino
    In the casino industry, they are known as "whales." At Maryland Live, they are plied with personal parties, guaranteed seating at concerts, free tickets to sporting events and even quarterly car detailing. Helena Wong, a former VIP host at the Hanover...
  • Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud

    Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud
    A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall. Anthony A. Hamilton, 35, who resigned from the school board as well as from the city's Health...
  • Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured

    Elderly man charged in hit and run crash that left two bicyclists injured
    A 74-year-old man has been charged in a hit and run crash in Stevenson that left two bicyclists severely injured, Baltimore County police said. Police said Rufet Israfilbekov was driving a Toyota Corolla east in the 2000 block of Old Valley Road...
  • Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]

    Grinning criminals and revolving door prisons [Letter]
    Let me see if I understand this: Marquel Gaffney, 15, murdered Albert Smith, 56, in 2007, was charged as an adult, but pleaded guilty of second-degree murder and was sentenced in juvenile court ("Baltimore man, 21, charged in second murder in five years,"...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data

    Baltimore robbers challenge investigators' use of cellphone data
    Prosecutors had no eyewitness tying Eric Jordan to a pair of armed robberies at Baltimore fast-food restaurants. But they didn't need one to win a conviction — radio waves darting from his cellphone had silently betrayed him. A few paragraphs...
  • Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant

    Head public defender calls for removal of judge who ordered electric shock of defendant
    Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month. Paul B. DeWolfe Jr., who heads the state Office of the Public...
  • Baltimore County wins appeal in police union dispute

    Baltimore County officials are praising a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that the county didn't need to hire a third party to settle a 2011 dispute with the police union. The dispute centered on an incentive program the county started in 2010 to...