| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Moments before D.C. police found Jiamei Tian hiding in a bathroom stall at Washington National Cathedral, a family of tourists had spotted her in a back pew of the Children's Chapel guarding two bags and muttering softly in a foreign language.
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Three people were robbed, and one of them was injured, during an armed home invasion in the Aberdeen area Sunday night, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
According to a media release from the sheriff's office, three men were watching football...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:49 AM
A teenager from Ferndale has been charged in a series of robberies in which he allegedly lured people to an elementary school under the guise that he was selling them an iPhone 5, according to Anne Arundel County Police.
During the past week, several...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Dobbin Road, 6500 block, between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. July 30. Victim in store when...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Aberdeen police reports:
Kim Webb, 38, of the 500 block of East 175th Street in New York City, was charged Saturday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, scheming to commit theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and having a counterfeit credit...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
A group of men stole a vehicle in Waverly, then joined up with another group and cruised around North Baltimore, robbing joggers of their cell phones, police reports say.
The incidents were reported to police about an hour apart, with victims describing...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I don't know about you, but watching the movie "Lincoln" sent me to the bookshelf and Internet to learn more about political wrangling over the adopition of the 13th Amendment.
The movie was a great political science lesson, but it was obvious that...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:22 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Sherri Ingram-Hudgins steps into the homeless resource center on U.S. 1 in Jessup on the cold, rainy afternoon after Christmas, just about two years to the day since she began her effort to help people living on the margins.
The place has been open more...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Dan Deacon and his ensemble were confined to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" stage last night, a rarity for the acclaimed Baltimore electronic musician. (If you've been to a Deacon show, you likely know he prefers the floor, with the crowd by his side.)...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Regardless of whether the president and Congress strike a deal or take the nation headfirst over the "fiscal cliff," federal taxes for some Marylanders will increase next year — and under some scenarios the pain could be worse than in other states....