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  • State, city program gives security guards police powers

    State, city program gives security guards police powers
    The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
  • City wasted $918,000 on gas cards, inspector general finds

    Baltimore city employees wasted nearly $1 million in recent years purchasing fuel at private gas stations instead of filling up at cheaper, government-owned pumps, the city's inspector general reported Tuesday. Inspector General David N. McClintock...
  • Contact lenses worn with Halloween costumes may lead to eye problems

    Contact lenses worn with Halloween costumes may lead to eye problems
    If your Halloween costume includes contact lenses to give your eyes the scary look of a werewolf or vampire, you may want to consider the dangers, especially if you don't get them from a doctor. The American Optometric Association said contact lenses...
  • Woman arrested on murder charge for running over man

    Woman arrested on murder charge for running over man
    For weeks, police searched for a late-model black Mazda that witnesses saw hit a man outside a gas station and then run him over, killing him. They took statements from people who saw what happened and reviewed closed-circuit television feeds. They...
  • Counterfeit bill passed at Westminster gas station

    Counterfeit bill passed at Westminster gas station
    The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is reminding local businesses to be alert for counterfeit currency after an incident at a Westminster gas station early Sunday morning. The Sheriff's Office reported that a counterfeit $20 bill was passed as...
  • Retail sales edged up in April

    Retail sales edged up in April
    Did you get out and shop in April? Retail sales numbers released today show improving consumer confidence and more spending in stores. The National Retail Federation reported a 0.6 percent seasonally adjusted sales gain from March to April,...
  • Man arrested, charged with two Harford gas station robberies

    Maryland State Police say they have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man in connection with armed robberies last month at gas station convenience stores in Abingdon and Riverside. Lucas Larsen, whose address was not immediately available, was...
  • A turning point in terror prosecutions

    A turning point in terror prosecutions
    The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay. Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere
    What’s new this season? Some older folks, some minor celebrities (if you rank them midway on a scale from “cave-dwelling hermit” to “the cast of 'Jersey Shore'), and a dating couple who are here to test-drive their relationship....
  • Baltimore County man sentenced to life in murder-for-hire scheme

    A Rosedale man was sentenced Monday to life imprisonment for arranging a meeting between his aunt and the man she hired to kill her husband. Seamus Anthony Coyle, who turned 30 last week, was sentenced by Baltimore County Circuit Judge Thomas Bollinger...
  • Trial for wife accused in Towson murder-for-hire case postponed until 2012

    The trial of Karla Porter, the White Marsh woman accused of orchestrating her husband's 2010 murder-for-hire killing at a Towson gas station near, has been postponed due to a change in her defense counsel. Porter is charged with first-degree murder and...
  • An inconvenient decision

    For a jurisdiction that wants to grow but lacks adequate drinking water supplies to do so without relying on others, the Aberdeen city government's recent decision to permit the erection of underground gasoline tanks in an area close to water supply wells...