| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:00 AM
In response to the letter from Gail Householder ("Obama fails VP test," July 18), it is surprising that anyone is still questioning President Barack Obama's experience and qualifications as the chief executive of the United States. Enough! It is an...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 2:27 PM
An Abingdon man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison in connection with his role in a cocaine distribution ring.
U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Victor Andre Thomas, also known as "Flak" and "Flat," 40, of the 2900 block of...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Six weeks after Scott M. Greenberg was found shot to death in his parents' house in Owings Mills in August, 2009, police arrested Gerald E. Sears and charged him with murder, robbery and drug-dealing.
Police never found the murder weapon, or the wallet,...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:56 PM
A Baltimore County man was found guilty by a Circuit Court jury Friday of fatally shooting a man found in an Owings Mills home in 2009, a state prosecutor said.
Gerald E. Sears, 31, who was living in Owings Mills at the time of the killing, was convicted...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:00 PM
An Owings Mills man was sentenced Friday to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for what Baltimore County Circuit Judge Patrick Cavanaugh called "an execution" of a father of two who ran a snowball stand on Reisterstown Road.
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:04 PM
A 23rd suspect has been charged in an indictment against the Maryland-based prison gang Dead Man Inc., according to documents recently unsealed in federal court.
Kevin Bales, whose age and address are not listed in court documents, was arrested and...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:36 AM
When Yo Gotti comes to Baltimore, he feels at home. The 30-year-old rapper from Memphis, Tenn., says Charm City reminds him of his gritty hometown.
"I like what the city stands for," said Gotti, who performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Sunday. "It's...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:18 PM
[This post has been updated. The original version remains intact below]
A 22-year-old woman was killed and her infant daughter injured Monday night after a man eluding city police ran a red light and plowed into her vehicle in West Baltimore, authorities...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Twenty-one people, including 10 suspected gang members and associates, were arrested recently as part of a wiretap investigation that dismantled a large gang and drug operation in Harford County.
The wiretap investigation by the Harford County Task...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.
In a segment called "Crack...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:46 PM
Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.
A day or...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Not all addictions live up to their advance press.
In the past decade, it's become common to casually and humorously describe a favorite activity in the parlance of chemical dependency. People speak of being "addicted" to chocolate or high-fat foods,...