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  • In Md., revised crack law sets some convicts free

    Dwuan Dent and Antwan Askia were on opposite sides of an East Baltimore drug turf war in the 1990s that killed at least four people, according to federal prosecutors who charged Dent with murder and conspiracy and Askia with various drug counts. Both...
  • Hoping for reprieve: Md. immigrants await new policy

    Oscar Alfaro holds a steady job, pays taxes, is active in his church and is raising two young daughters in Maryland. Yet he spends much of his time worrying about deportation. The 36-year-old Honduran native lives in the United States illegally. "You're...
  • UMB to host hearing on violence vs. kids, led by Eric Holder

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore will host a hearing Tuesday on violence against children, led by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The hearing, the first of four scheduled around the country over the next several months, is part of an overall...
  • Task force on violence against children begins work in Baltimore

    The famous baseball manager was a scared kid once. When he came home from school and saw his father's car parked out front, he often fled to the relative safety of a friend's house. "There is no worse emotion than fear," said Joe Torre, who managed the...
  • The hypocrisy of voter suppression prosecution

    Let me see if I can get this straight. A political aide to former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. was convicted Tuesday of conspiring to use election day robocalls in an effort to suppress black voter turnout during the 2010 gubernatorial election ("...
  • 'Furious' probe ought to focus on lax gun laws

    Letter writer Larry Sturgill ("Fast & Furious probe not a partisan fishing expedition," July 2) comments that a program similar to one begun under the Bush administration and conducted by the Obama administration, Operation Fast & Furious, was...
  • Baltimore police commander participates in domestic violence summit sponsored by White House

    Baltimore police commander participates in domestic violence summit sponsored by White House
    A Baltimore police major who heads the Northern District station participated in a domestic violence workshop sponsored by the White House this week. Maj. Sabrina Tapp-Harper joined the lieutenant governor and others, including the mother of Yeardley...
  • The Sun has a selective appetite for government transparency

    How is it that The Sun is calling for scrutiny and transparency in government for Baltimore City ("Ducking scrutiny," July 1) yet not for the Obama Administration, Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice for document production and...
  • The cost of excessive suspensions

    The cost of excessive suspensions
    A stunning and utterly disturbing report from Texas released last month brought into sharp focus just how much strict school discipline policies are costing our children — and how much Maryland needs to do to reform its own approach. The exhaustive...
  • Citigroup to pay $7 billion to settle subprime mortgage investigation

    Citigroup to pay $7 billion to settle subprime mortgage investigation
    Citigroup Inc., the third-largest U.S. bank by assets, agreed to pay $7 billion in fines and consumer relief to resolve government claims that it misled investors about the quality of mortgage-backed bonds sold before the 2008 financial crisis. The...
  • Citi, U.S. $7 billion settlement announcement expected Monday

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve a U.S. government investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis in a settlement set to be announced on Monday, sources said....
  • DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

    DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics
    For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs. Lately, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration has found itself under attack in...