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  • Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn

    Cecil Co. murder charges against abortion doctors withdrawn
    The Cecil County state's attorney's office withdrew all charges Tuesday in the murder prosecutions of Nicola I. Riley and Steven C. Brigham, the first doctors charged under Maryland's fetal homicide law in a case involving a medical procedure. "This...
  • Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says

    Unclear if fetal deaths occurred in Md., Cecil prosecutor says
    Cecil County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he withdrew murder charges against two abortion doctors because he lacked definitive evidence that the fetuses at issue were terminated in Maryland. "We know what the doctors did. We just don't know where...
  • State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'

    State trooper wanted protesters to 'rot'
    As Maryland State Police disbanded an anti-abortion rally along a crowded road near the center of Bel Air, a sergeant told a colleague that the 18 arrested protesters could "sit in a cell for an hour ... and two or three or four and rot." The same...
  • Nearly 3,600 participate in first Komen race in Ocean City

    Nearly 3,600 participate in first Komen race in Ocean City
    Nearly 3,600 people ran or walked in the rainy and slippery inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race in Ocean City Sunday, despite early concerns that a controversy involving Planned Parenthood could hurt attendance. Breast cancer survivors, their...
  • Spying may have started earlier than police said

    A Maryland State Police agent may have used an undercover alias to infiltrate a leftist Mount Vernon cooperative in January 2005 - two months before police say their secret monitoring of death-penalty activists began - according to documents released...
  • Catholic group opposes slots

    The Maryland Catholic Conference, which has taken a hard-line stance on social issues including abortion and gay marriage, said yesterday that it opposed slot-machine gambling in the state but encouraged its faithful to make up their own minds. The Roman...
  • All signs point to home

    Families strolled in under flags of red, white and green. Workers from La Tavola stepped out into the drizzle for a better look. A quartet played Frank Sinatra's "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)." All of Little Italy seemed to have turned out yesterday...
  • Supreme Court hears challenge to ban on 'false' campaign speech

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum voiced doubts on Tuesday about a state law that prohibits false statements during a political campaign. The Ohio law allows candidates and other citizens to file a...
  • Legislative session: Two weeks to go, much to do

    Legislative session: Two weeks to go, much to do
      Like the last two minutes of a close basketball game, the final two weeks of the Florida Legislature's annual session is the most important to watch. Yes, big change happened on the first day of the two-month session, when legislators fixed the laws...
  • Regulating Campaign Statements Overkill

    Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or...
  • We asked you: Should Planned Parenthood open its Kissimmee clinic despite protests?

    Women's health misnomer Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, laid out the purpose of her organization: eugenics. I am sure that Planned Parenthood has come a long way from [its] racist founder's thinking, but that doesn't stop it from...
  • Anti-abortion activist sues Hanover Township, police over free-speech rights

    When the Allentown Women's Center moved to a Hanover Township, Northampton County, industrial park two years ago, it appeared the legal battle over anti-abortion protesters' right to deliver their message had ended. The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of...