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  • Four indicted in woman's murder, drug dealing on The Block

    A federal indictment unsealed Friday accuses four people — including a mother and her son — of directing a drug-dealing operation in Baltimore's strip-club district through violence and intimidation, including the 2010 killing of a dancer they...
  • ATF sting nabs another group of would-be home invasion suspects

    They met three times at Penn Station to discuss the robbery of a cartel's drug stash house, then on Thursday, strapped with handguns, gathered at a 7-11 in Hampden for a last-minute rendezvous before carrying out the plot, according to court documents....
  • Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins

    Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins
    About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
  • Burning questions: ATF sets Ellicott City home on fire to train investigators

    Burning questions: ATF sets Ellicott City home on fire to train investigators
    Through cameras installed in the walls, the investigators watched the blaze from its beginning, starting slowly on a pillow cushion before spreading quickly to the couch and the floor. The temperature in the room rose until the flashover point, when the...
  • Woman, 84, who died in fire was stabbed first, police say

    Woman, 84, who died in fire was stabbed first, police say
    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...
  • Three years later, fire death ruled a homicide

    For three years, the death of 25-year-old Dwayne Hawkins in a fire in East Baltimore has been listed as an accident. But this week, Hawkins' death was officially reclassified a homicide. Police say new information uncovered in March of this year...
  • Gun lobbyists 'can't handle the truth'

    A recent Your View by gun-rights activists Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman accused Everytown for Gun Safety of cloaking its intentions "in a fabric of lies." Every year about 31,000 Americans are killed by gun violence. But look to the scientific...
  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
  • $100,000 reward offered in Ramona Gardens firebomb attacks

    $100,000 reward offered in Ramona Gardens firebomb attacks
    Federal and local officials Wednesday announced a $100,000 reward for information in the May 12 firebomb attack of four apartments at the Ramona Gardens housing projects in Boyle Heights, saying they need the public's help in identifying the suspects....
  • Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico

    Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico
    It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...
  • More guns is not the answer to fight gun violence

    As the National Rifle Association continues to stand behind its belief that more guns, not fewer, will solve the national epidemic of gun violence, I can only shake my head woefully and point to the recent killings in Las Vegas and Oregon. In the...
  • Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so

    Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so
    Ladies, how likely would you be to take a pregnancy test in the bathroom of a bar? Bars and restaurants in Alaska are set later this year to have home pregnancy test dispensers installed in their bathrooms.  Forget all of the awkwardly comedic...