| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:04 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
Several items and cash were stolen from a house in the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Two men asking for water forced their way into a Pikesville home, where they tied up a man and his teenage daughter in a Tuesday night robbery, Baltimore County police said.
Police said around 8:15 p.m. the pair knocked on the door the home in the 3200...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Yolanda Lowe's son and nephew were robbed at gunpoint while walking through Northeast Baltimore, she says, but for days there was no record that such a crime had occurred.
That's because two patrol officers wouldn't take a report and asked her to take...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
It took the Baltimore Police crime lab well over a year to link a Southeast Baltimore man to a 2012 rape because of a backlog in DNA analysis. Before officers could arrest him, police say, he attacked again.
Bernard Burton, 25, was charged last week in...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:15 PM
A new app from the publishers of "The Handy Answer Book for Kids" is a great resource for curious kids (and their parents, who — gasp — actually don’t know everything). Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Baltimore National Pike, 10000 block, 3:26 p.m. Feb. 3. Employee...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Cobblefield Drive, 8600 block, noon Jan. 29. Entry gained to Tamar Meadows...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Tricia Lynn Penner, 26, of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, was charged Friday with violating probation in a case in which she was charged with theft less than $100.
Charles C. Huffman III, 27, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:21 PM
It is still an exciting time for Baltimore's continually progressive nightlife scene. Successful openings debut as fully realized visions from Day 1, leading to exciting additions to an already healthy environment. If you enjoy a drink in public,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Date: Oct. 5
Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg.
His story: Theodore...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:45 AM
While I am not a native of Baltimore, I have lived in the area for six years now, and I've never seen anything quite as accurate as the commentary written by Eileen Pollock ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13).
I was born and raised in Boston, which is...