| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In recent years it has become popular to mock the concept of neighborhood watch. Last summer's Ben Stiller comedy, "The Watch," followed four inept suburban crime watchers as they attempted to save their neighborhood from an alien invasion. The showdown...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Near the cornfields on Old Frederick and Sand Hill roads in Marriottsville stands a slice of suburbia, and there's often trouble brewing.
Some drunk might be getting out of hand at The Greene Turtle. An armed robber could be holding up the Columbia...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Four Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center supervisors are being investigated after two detainees facing drug charges were wrongly released on Thursday and Friday, Maryland's correctional agency said.
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:46 AM
About 25 representatives from Harford County's various fire and EMS companies discussed Thursday how they might reorganize those services in the future with regard to the financial and legal responsibilities of the services.
The discussion took place...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Maryland gun dealers released more than two dozen firearms to people barred from owning guns because of their criminal records — a consequence of the state's inability to keep up with background checks, officials said Thursday.
The state police...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The Chesapeake Life Center will sponsor the workshop "What Grief Teaches" for ages 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Annapolis location, 445 Defense Highway. The center is registering participants for Camp Nabi and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Members of the Harford County Public Safety Commission discussed focusing on policy issues rather than operational issues at their monthly meeting at the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Thursday afternoon.
In doing so, the commission was also told the...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A woman running on a Columbia foot path this week was sexually assaulted, according to Howard County Police.
On Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m., police said the woman was running on a path near the intersection of Stone Cloud and Majors Lane when she heard...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Americans are increasingly resigned to the fact that huge government and corporate bureaucracies can gather vast amounts of information about us without our knowledge or consent. Recent reports of the massive telephone and email data collection programs...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"I don't breathe fire. I love my mom," said Kevin Davis, breaking the ice as he introduced himself to a group of Anne Arundel officers in Pasadena.
It was the Eastern District's 3 p.m. roll call Thursday, one of many rounds he's been making in his new...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin failed in every way. It failed to bring forth anything resembling objective truth about what happened the night Mr. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The inmate's handwritten letter, addressed to a tier captain in the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland, was clear: Remove two specific corrections officers from the housing unit, or they would be violently attacked.
"I will not let...