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  • Teachers union president blasts Harford's Craig [Letter]

    Editor: During County Executive Craig's final State of the County Address, he extolled the accomplishments of his administration. Most notable among these were many construction projects, including a new sheriff's office, emergency operations center,...
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • Carroll breaks ground on public safety training center

    Carroll breaks ground on public safety training center
    Despite the winter weather that left about four to six-inches of snow in Westminster, Carroll County commissioners joined public safety personnel Tuesday for the groundbreaking of a new $4 million public safety training center. "I think it's appropriate...
  • Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility

    Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility
    Yesterday New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie fired his deputy chief of staff for her role in “bridgegate,” a political scandal in the Garden State involving state officials closing lanes on the busy George Washington...
  • At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll

    At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll
    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. It’s also...
  • Police say runner sexually assaulted on Columbia foot path

    Police say runner sexually assaulted on Columbia foot path
    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...
  • Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department

    Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes. Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...
  • Looking for ways to shorten response times on Harford's 911 calls

    Looking for ways to shorten response times on Harford's 911 calls
    Harford County emergency officials discussing how they can reduce ambulance and fire response times when people dial 911 have come up with a dispatch method designed to get the nearest available equipment to the scene. Russell Strickland, director of...
  • Balto. Co. homicide rates lowest since 1976

    Balto. Co. homicide rates lowest since 1976
    Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson and County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Friday that the county's homicide rate and four-year average was the lowest in decades, with the total of 19 homicides for 2013 the county's lowest since 1976....
  • Carroll to open warming centers Tuesday

    Carroll to open warming centers Tuesday
    The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six warming centers around the county Tuesday because of the frigid temperatures with chills below zero. The public libraries will also be open and available to anyone in need of a warm...
  • Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson

    Citizens on Patrol recruiting for downtown Towson
    As he touted Baltimore County's record-low homicide rates at a press conference Friday, Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson credited the county's Citizens on Patrol groups with helping police effectively fight crime. In downtown Towson, an...
  • Legislature must protect victims of dog attacks [Letter]

    Legislature must protect victims of dog attacks [Letter]
    Dog bites are tracked by the health department because they are injurious and can cause death. Dog bites and mauling by law are a public welfare concern that has nothing to with dog owners' rights and everything to do with dog owners' responsibilities....