| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Edith Bershadsky, of Tuscany-Canterbury, came to the Rotunda Giant shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday to buy a ticket for the record-breaking, $540 million Mega-Millions jackpot.
But by the time she got there, Giant Food officials had already removed the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Damion Lee Smothers, 33, who has addresses in the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue and the 1700 block of Brookside Drive in Edgewood, was charged Thursday with second-degree...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:26 AM
After three days of arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, the case for the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, better known as "Obamacare," remains strong. Four members of the court, including the justice expected to be the key swing vote...
| Apr 2, 2012
It's been a hectic few weeks for Nick Hyson, but he's managing. Hyson is manager of the new Giant supermarket that held its grand opening in Hampden on March 29, and former manager of the Rotunda mall Giant that closed the same day.
He's been the man...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:56 AM
The word is out -- Baltimore police are to leave people with cameras alone. The police commissioner quickly suspended an officer last month who grabbed a camera phone away from a lady taping a car stop outside her house.
But police officers still need...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Baltimore County police say a would-be robber received little reward — other than an empty wallet — after attacking a teenager in Towson in March 31.
According to county police, the incident occurred in the 200 block of Murdock Road, at 11:20...
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The windows are wide open in the messy apartment, the afternoon sky darkening fast.
Chrissy Polis can't stand the Essex neighborhood outside, where everyone knows who she is. But she doesn't know how to get out, or where she'd go if she did.
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:19 PM
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....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:17 PM
A Baltimore City woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Baltimore County, its Police Department, several officers and officials, claiming she was assaulted and her constitutional rights violated when she was arrested while recording an...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Three 17-year-old boys accused of armed robbery in Aberdeen were charged as adults. Devonte Vanhook, Wesley Moore and Deshaun Moore were accused of robbing two males of a cell phone in late July.
Rachel Ann Hicks, 37, of Lake Forest, Cal., was...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Christopher Tkacik, lost in the dark in a state park on Catoctin Mountain, had his dog, iPhone and a slowly draining battery. He could talk to the police trying to find him, but neither they nor the GPS on his smart phone could guide him out.
So the 43-...