| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:11 PM
A few months after Maria Andrea Espejo Quezada arrived in Baltimore from Mexico nine years ago, her son and two of his young relatives were beaten, strangled and almost decapitated.
She was the first witness to take the stand as the state tries for a...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
As a teenager in the mid-1990s, he moved with his parents to the United States from Pakistan. The family sought and received political asylum. They settled in Baltimore County and operated a gas station. The boy attended Owings Mills High School. His...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A Bel Air payroll company under investigation for allegedly not forwarding clients' tax payments to tax collectors has filed for bankruptcy.
AccuPay Inc. filed a petition for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Baltimore, listing...
| Dec 17, 2012
A Baltimore judge on Monday will hear an ambitious plan to revive the long-dormant cases of more than 13,000 people who say they have been sickened by asbestos, an attempt by the Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos to return to a strategy that made a...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A Bel Air company that handled payrolls for many employers in the area is being sued by clients for allegedly stealing years of tax payments rather than sending them on to the tax collectors as required — leaving the companies on the hook....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lawyers for the man convicted of killing Phylicia Barnes are again seeking to undermine the credibility of a small-time criminal who provided key state testimony in his trial, citing a letter from Montgomery County prosecutors detailing James McCray's...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The family of longtime Orioles umpires attendant Ernie Tyler is suing a Baltimore nursing home, claiming that a doctor at the facility cut off life-sustaining care to Tyler without authorization.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Harford County Public Schools and two school officials on behalf of a disabled student, who the suit claims was subjected to years of continuous bullying and threats from other students beginning when he was...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Baltimore County prosecutors will not be allowed to use information provided by James D. Laboard's lawyer on the night that the off-duty police officer allegedly killed a Randallstown teenager, a judge ruled Friday.
During a criminal motions hearing,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A Washington-based nonprofit group has offered to test for toxic contamination in city park land that borders a new casino being built in South Baltimore, but City Hall says it's not interested.
The Inner Harbor Stewardship Foundation, which bankrolled a...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The executives whom RG Steel's unsecured creditors want to sue for allegedly mismanaging the bankrupt company said in court filings this week that the claims are baseless.
The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors asked permission in February to sue...