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  • Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs [Editorial]

    Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs  [Editorial]
    Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
  • Baltimore County Executive gets candid with Catonsville residents

    Baltimore County Executive gets candid with Catonsville residents
    The room was packed in the basement of the Bloomsbury Community Center in Catonsville as Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz discussed public education, public safety and reinvesting in public infrastructure with a crowd of about 50 over coffee...
  • Police cameras should be mandatory [Letter]

    Police cameras should be mandatory [Letter]
    The recent article regarding the use of cameras on the bodies of police officers offered an in-depth insight into exactly why we need such technology across the state, especially in Baltimore ("More police now sporting cameras on their bodies," Jan. 4)...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • Carroll schools closed Wednesday, power outages reported around county

    Carroll schools closed Wednesday, power outages reported around county
    Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather, according to a message on the school system website. Offices, including Central Office, will be closed. Carroll County remains under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m....
  • Craig challenges school funding critics, lists accomplishments in his last State of the County speech

    Craig challenges school funding critics, lists accomplishments in his last State of the County speech
    In his final State of the County speech, Harford County Executive David Craig reminded residents of his 8 1/2-year legacy of building schools, improving public safety and saving taxpayer dollars by making government leaner. "What do I hope people will...
  • State highlights agencies that cut energy use

    Two Maryland departments that have  taken their share of knocks got some good news Thursday as they were among the big winners in a competition between agencies over which are doing the best job of conserving energy. Underscoring his personal interest...
  • Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting

    Q&A: Police spokeswoman Llewellyn on social media during Columbia mall shooting
    There has been a confirmed shooting at the Columbia mall. a PIO will be on scene shortly. No updates or new details yet. — Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) January 25, 2014 Shortly after Darion Marcus Aguilar shot and killed two Zumiez employees,...
  • Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says

    Illicit jail phone calls now blocked, state says
    State officials say they have blocked service at the Baltimore City Detention Center for the contraband cellphones that have long fueled gang activity there. Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to announce Friday the recent activation of a "managed...
  • Notoriously violent Maryland House of Correction comes down

    Notoriously violent Maryland House of Correction comes down
    The long arm of a crane towered above the old brick structure, a wrecking ball dangling below from a cable. A crowd of about 100 looked on, counting down. A machinery operator pulled a lever and the ball fell with a crash, signaling the end of a long,...
  • Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record

    Immigration program aimed at criminals deports many with no record
    Maria Carmen's 6-year-old daughter last spent a morning at home with her father on a Wednesday in October before he went to work. On the way to his construction job, he was pulled over for speeding on Eastern Avenue — a routine traffic stop that...
  • Neighborhood Watch session in Annapolis focuses on human trafficking

    Neighborhood Watch session in Annapolis focuses on human trafficking
    The next Annapolis Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Annapolis Police Headquarters, 199 Taylor Avenue. The meeting topic is human trafficking, and retired Detective Jeffrey Hartlove will speak about a...