| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:12 AM
In the land of plenty, Laura Harper was drowning in a world of need. Her life was dark and menacing, complicated by the lack of a high-school diploma and, far worse, a reliance on crack cocaine.
"The first hit," she warned, with the conviction of a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Ding, dong, the witch is dead!
Down to six ladies this week, the final week before trips home to meet the family.
Sean and the ladies all travel together via a seaplane to the beautiful island of St. Croix. Given fairy tale accommodations, with girlie...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
A Halethorpe man whom police said struck another man in the head 24 times with a hatchet was convicted in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday night, according to the state's attorney's office.
After a four-day trial, a jury found Larry Eugene...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:23 PM
In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk.
Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Over the years, Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher hasn't exactly made it a secret about his discontent regarding how he's portrayed in the movie about his life.
Oher had an extremely rough upbringing, growing up in Memphis, Tenn., with a mother...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a Baltimore police officer Friday on charges that he was involved in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana.
In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Kendell L....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Baltimore police officer Kendell Richburg pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges Tuesday, as his attorney said the accusations are linked to "relatively benign" actions surrounding his use of confidential informants.
"It's nothing close to selling...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:09 PM
An Aberdeen man has been arrested and ordered to be held without bail for allegedly trying to sell cocaine near Hall's Cross Roads Elementary School in Aberdeen.
Michael D. Wade, 31, of the 100 block of New County Road, was charged last Friday with...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Many predicted the 1980s crack epidemic would create a generation of children with major developmental and behavioral problems, but a new study found much of that hype hasn't panned out.
Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the University...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:49 PM
An Aberdeen man is free on bond after being arrested twice over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend, first for allegedly trying to sell crack cocaine and then for allegedly trying to steal a car less than two days later, the Harford County Sheriff's...