| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
A Washington state man found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in September stemming from a 2012 Eldersburg shooting was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole Tuesday in Carroll County Circuit Court.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Needle exchange advocates are urging lawmakers to use a coming must-pass budget bill to lift the decades-old prohibition on spending federal funds for clean syringes for drug users, supporters of the effort said Thursday.
The groups are pressing...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Heroin abuse and deaths in Harford County continue at a rate greater than the county's population ranking in the state, the leader of the county's anti-drug and alcohol abuse program says.
The county is also plagued by excessive abuse of marijuana and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:38 PM
A judge has denied Del. Donald Dwyer's request to shorten his 60-day jail sentence in drunken driving and drunken boating cases, the delegate's lawyer said.
Attorney David Fischer of Glen Burnie asked for a hearing on reducing the jail term, which Dwyer...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape.
It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native.
Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Democrats of this state have no idea that Obamacare is a disgrace ("Brown's conflict," Dec. 12). They do not even grasp the complexity of the problems associated with this "train wreck" as U.S. Sen. Max Baucus called it. Democrats by themselves have...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox is absolutely right about Gov. Martin O'Malley's misplaced emphasis on law enforcement ("O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime," Oct. 7).
When it comes to drugs, an increase in arrests could actually...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Detectives are searching for the driver of a white car that struck and killed a homeless man in North Baltimore early this month.
Joseph Blake, 32, was killed Oct. 4 while walking in the 200 block of West North Avenue at about 12:38 a.m. Grainy...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week.
The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Hear it from the expert! On Oct. 29, from 7-8:30 p.m., Mike Gimbel, former director of Baltimore County's Office of Substance Abuse, well-known radio and television guest and current substance abuse consultant, will tell you "everything you ever wanted to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:16 PM
As an accounts manager with the U.S. Department of Energy, Steve Bruno has endured a wage freeze, the sequester and now the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Waiting at Penn Station last week for the train to his job in Washington, the...