| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Federal and local authorities have charged more than two dozen people this week after an investigation into drug trafficking and related crimes in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis.
Federal indictments were returned Tuesday against eight people from a...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Aaliyah Boyer had hoped to watch the New Year's ball drop on TV, but when she learned she had missed the stroke of midnight by 32 seconds, she returned to the front yard with her friends to watch her neighbors light fireworks.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:04 AM
When President Barack Obama talked about the violence in Newtown, Conn., in his weekly radio address on Saturday, he urged the nation to act not only to stop mass killings like that one but also those that occur on "countless street corners in places like...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:58 PM
A bomb squad responded to a possible "explosive device" in College Park early Friday morning, a Prince George's County fire spokesman said.
Authorities were called to the 5000 block of Edgewood Road where they removed a suspicious package forcing the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:38 AM
For critics of gun control, Maryland, and particularly Baltimore, are proof of the pointlessness and even dangerousness of seeking to make legal access to firearms more difficult. Maryland has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation,...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Baltimore police have two men in custody after seizing 29 stolen handguns Tuesday morning.
Around 2:30 a.m. Monday, two men allegedly broke into an outdoor supply store in Saxton, Pa. by crashing into it with a vehicle, then stole multiple handguns. They...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will rule next week on whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting, will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
In a separate court...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When reporters asked Baltimore police and state agencies where the guns used in city crimes came from, no one could provide specific information.
"I can tell you that the vast majority, 95 percent plus, are committed with illegal guns," Baltimore police...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:07 PM
An 84-year-old woman discovered dead Thursday in a one-alarm blaze at her East Baltimore home had been stabbed multiple times, an autopsy found, turning a fire investigation into a murder case.
Mary Hines, a retired educator, had been living in the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The shotgun that Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. allegedly used in last week's shooting at Perry Hall High School wasn't registered with the state. Under Maryland law, that wasn't required.
Police also say the 15-year-old Gladden should never have been able...