| Apr 27, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Let me start with this: If not for the absurd war on drugs — by far, the nation's longest war — we would not have had so many killings on the streets of Baltimore over the years.
The United States leads the world in incarceration. Without the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:48 AM
A 27-year-old Churchville man was sentenced Monday to serve five years in prison for causing a 2011 crash on Route 22 near Churchville that took the life of Joshua John Hanna, a 21-year-old Street resident.
Jordan Craig Stewart, of the 500 block of...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Maryland State Police arrested Monday the Baltimore man they say struck and killed a pedestrian last week in front of City Hall and charged him with vehicular homicide, manslaughter and a slew of drug offenses.
Police say Johnny Johnson, 43, had drugs in...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:49 PM
At the time of her brother's arrest and trial, Patricia Booth-Townes supported the death penalty — "an eye for an eye," as she put it. Even after her brother was sentenced to die, she says, she didn't waver. She just didn't believe he'd committed...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A Harford Detention Center inmate, who had attempted suicide at the jail, died late last month, the Harford County Sheriff's Office has confirmed.
Norman M. Miller Jr., 42, attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself at the jail on Jan. 25,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A 37-year-old Edgewood man was arrested on gun and drug distribution charges in Ocean City on Tuesday following a two-year investigation by local law enforcement agencies, which have been battling a spike in heroin and prescription drug abuse across the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:58 AM
A North Carolina man and alleged gang member in New Jersey was arrested near Havre de Grace Wednesday and charged with bringing a large amount of drugs into the state.
Seized in what the Harford County Sheriff's Office said was a traffic stop conducted...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Dante Parrish, a convicted killer freed from prison with the help of the Innocence Project in a 1999 murder, was sentenced to life without parole Tuesday for murdering a 15-year-old Baltimore boy less than a year after his release.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Sun's Tricia Bishop reports:
Dante Parrish, a convicted killer who was freed from prison 20 years early with the help of the Innocence Project, was sentenced to life without parole Tuesday for brutally murdering a 15-year-old Baltimore boy in 2009,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Since the start of this year, at least 18 suspected drug overdoses that required police and emergency medical responses have been called in to the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
Those calls came on the heels of one horrific two-day period in December...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The annual number of killings in Baltimore has fallen below 200 for the first time in more than three decades, a symbolic threshold that seemed elusive for a crime-weary city just four years ago.
As a new year begins, city officials say the decline is...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:56 PM
A Baltimore police officer has been charged with attempted theft of groceries at a Northeast Baltimore store after a cashier — the officer's daughter — rang up items for her at reduced prices, police said Saturday.
"We demand, we expect...