| May 10, 2013
| 6:01 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.
A man was jumped and robbed by several men at Hillendale...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
In a program being used at...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 16-year-old Belcamp boy has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a Craigslist robbery earlier this month.
Rodney Parker Jr., 16, of the 1300 block of Liriope Court, is charged with armed robbery, robbery and theft. He was arrested...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan is no longer facing an accusation of domestic violence.
Arrested on June 30 in his hometown of Lakeland, Fla., McClellan's first-degree misdemeanor battery case and a second-degree misdemeanor simple assault...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Casey Brown's handshake was warm, but shy, as if the 10-year-old Lake Evesham girl was surprised anyone would want to shake her hand.
Anne Mekalian's handshake was more confident, but understandably colder, more of a spongy fist bump with the palm open,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The changes go into...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:02 AM
A Baltimore County Police report said a man armed with a gun and wearing Barack Obama mask confronted five people in alley last week near Towson and told them to empty their pockets.
The incident occurred in the 1100 block of Halstead Road at 7:30 p.m....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
What a superb idea it is to monitor conversations on buses! ("MTA is recording bus conversations," Oct. 18.) Everyone understands that the kind of people who ride buses can't be trusted. The shame is that we haven't yet carried the idea far enough....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:23 AM
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Thursday to violating federal child pornography laws by videotaping the genitals of unsuspecting young boys earlier this year, as they used urinals in the bathrooms at the I-95 rest stops in Harford and Cecil counties....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:29 PM
In addition to heavy rainfall expected from Hurricane Sandy, AccuWeather has placed a high wind warning for the Laurel area from 8 a.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Tuesday, calling for "a prolonged and significant 24- to 36-hour high wind event," which could lead to...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Take inventory of disaster supplies.
•Stock a three-day supply of water, or one gallon per person per day.
•Store at least a three-day supply of food, including non-perishable items and food that is easy to prepare.