| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A diabetes educator leads a program offering suggestions on how to make nutrition and exercise changes to help achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes. The program will be held from 2 p....
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Colleagues of Timothy Schloemer were shocked when they went to pick up the drunken-driving suspect this week from Central Booking after posting his bail — and were told he had been dead for more than two days.
Corrections officials blamed the...
| 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...