| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Maryland inmates on work duty have long been given a highly visible job: picking up garbage along the state's highways. Though the work has helped keep shoulders and medians free of litter, corrections officials acknowledge it doesn't do much to prepare...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Councilman David Marks announced Thursday that a task force will examine short-term security improvements in the Towson community where one college student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night and a second was robbed at knifepoint Monday.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Hundreds of people donned sneakers on a crisp, sunny Sunday morning to show their support for a Maryland state trooper critically injured on the job last month.
The crowd gathered at the Maryland State Police Academy in Sykesville for the "5K for JK,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Most movie buffs know sequels are rarely as good as the original. Life can be like that, too.
Doug and I went to a Halloween costume party at the neighbors' house on Oct. 18, and we had a blast. That was our "first" Halloween for 2013.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said.
An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The sudden resignation of Gary D. Maynard as secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has huge implications both immediate as well as a few years down the road ("State public safety and corrections secretary stepping...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is concerned that Baltimore has stalled in its efforts to reduce crime, emphasizing that arrest rates have continued to fall as declines in violence have leveled off.
The governor has brought up the connection between the two...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A Marquette men's lacrosse player has been suspended from the team after being charged with attacking a university public safety officer while on the drug LSD, Inside Lacrosse reported today.
Sophomore Charley Gargano, 20, a starting defenseman, faces...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
William Ranaldo Brown Jr., who was fatally shot by police this month after he stabbed his ex-girlfriend in Annapolis, was one of 2,100 convicted criminals in a strict probation program aimed at keeping track of Maryland's most violent offenders.