| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
District 2 County Council member Calvin Ball announced today his decision to run for a third term on the council.
Ball, 38, a Democrat, has represented District 2, which includes the East Columbia communities of Long Reach and Oakland Mills in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners unanimously approved allocating an additional $1.7 million toward a new public safety training center after initial estimates fell nearly 40 percent short of the actual cost.
The Board had previously approved...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has vetoed a bill that would boost a retirement perk for public safety unions because she said the County Council improperly added a firefighters' union to the bill even though the union hadn't asked for it....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Thirteen inmates convicted of murder have been released from prison — and dozens more could be freed — after Maryland's highest court ruled that jurors had been given improper instructions in the decades-old cases.
The Court of Appeals...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Anne Arundel County government recently negotiated mutually agreeable contracts with 12 of the 13 unions that represent our workers during labor union talks. The Local 1563 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) would have been the 13th,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Top city leaders are supporting an effort to tighten Baltimore's curfew law that could require children younger than 14 to be off the street as early as 9 p.m.
Councilman Brandon M. Scott introduced legislation Monday that would abolish the city's...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...