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  • New laws go into effect Saturday

    Glancing at a text message or an e-mail from behind the wheel will cost $500 in fines starting Saturday, when a new law goes into effect clarifying Maryland's muddled driving-while-texting rules. Until now, drivers were barred from writing text...
  • Anti-texting law: 'Hands free or pay the fee'

    I read with interest your article "New texting fine in force today" (Oct. 1). But while the anti-texting law mandates stiff fines for violations, the law against cell phone use without a "hands free" device remains a secondary offense. The legislature...
  • North Baltimore City Crime log

    Abell Avenue 3300 block, between 8 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7:45 a.m. Oct. 7. 1995 Ford Taurus with Maryland tags 17987 HT stolen. No color reported. Churchwardens Road 100 block, between 10:40 and 10:47 a.m. Oct. 4. Break-in reported, but no property taken....
  • Woman bites off woman's ear during fight

    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 information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Paula Michelle Selchert, 33, of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. Eric Gregory Lind, 23, of the 3500 block of Churchville Road,...
  • Police impersonator arrested for robbery in Fells Point

    Police impersonator arrested for robbery in Fells Point
    A 26-year-old Brooklyn man has been arrested with impersonating a police officer in a robbery of a man in Fells Point earlier this month, according to police records.  Police say Joshua Brake, of the 200 block of W. Meadow Rd., was pulled over wearing...
  • Area codes and their diminishing cultural significance

    Area codes and their diminishing cultural significance
    After the news about the new area code that will be available around Baltimore and on the Eastern Shore broke, I spoke with Sheri Parks, an American Studies professor at the University of Maryland about the significance of area codes in our lives. We...
  • Mandatory life jackets: What's next, compulsory sun screen?

    L. Alan Keene, you're all wet on your article "Save boaters from themselves" (May 18). Your comparison to cell phones while driving and helmets for motorcycles is overstated. Using cell phones while driving, like drunk-driving, directly endangers the...
  • Crime Log: Bank robbery reported on Fairmount Avenue in Towson

    Baltimore County Police report that a Wells Fargo bank branch in Towson was robbed on March 8. The incident occurred in the 900 block of Fairmount Avenue, at 11:51 a.m. A man entered Wells Fargo bank and passed teller note stating he had a gun, and...
  • Man held in theft of statue from Pikesville home

    Man held in theft of statue from Pikesville home
    With an increasing number of elusive culprits ripping gutters and downspouts from homes, stripping wires and stealing statues from front lawns, Baltimore County police turned to a new tool in law enforcement — a Global Positioning System device....
  • Feeling powerless – and hot about it – in Harford

    Feeling powerless – and hot about it – in Harford
    While most Harford County residents were unaffected by the June 29 storm that ripped across the region, and many of those who were affected have recovered, pockets of homes around the county were still without power nearly a week later. In a number...
  • A look inside the new Giant in Hampden

    A look inside the new Giant in Hampden
    Behind brown paper covering the windows and a uniformed guard at the front entrance, a new Giant supermarket in the Hampden area is taking shape, days before its scheduled opening March 29. "We will be ready," said Jamie Miller, a spokesman for Landover-...