| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has imposed strict new rules to limit when the state may hold immigrants in Baltimore's jail at the request of federal authorities, dealing a new blow to a national program intended to catch people who are in the country illegally....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.
But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Prosecutors had no eyewitness tying Eric Jordan to a pair of armed robberies at Baltimore fast-food restaurants. But they didn't need one to win a conviction — radio waves darting from his cellphone had silently betrayed him.
A few paragraphs...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:38 AM
As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move.
The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Demonstrators in Baltimore are planning to return to the streets tonight in support of residents of Ferguson, Mo., where marchers have been protesting the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager since Aug. 9. The death of Michael Brown, 18,...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Before they get a decision in their immigration cases — before they even have a hearing — the tens of thousands of children entering the country illegally will face an increasingly daunting challenge at the heart of a massive backlog in U.S....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Big Brother is watching you — through your smart meter?
One complaint about the technology, as electric and gas utilities roll it out here and across the country, is that it offers another way for government agencies — or hackers — to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Baltimore's new curfew — among the strictest in the country — takes effect Friday amid mixed reaction, with some parents saying it could help keep youths safe and experts noting that there's no evidence that it will.
Police will begin taking...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Deborah W. Alper, former director of intellectual property management and business development at the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health, died July 13 of complications from Lyme disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:44 PM
About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Annapolis police have arrested four young people they believe were involved in robberies that spurred questions over officers taking photos of possible suspects.
On Thursday, 18-year-old Demarcus Gross turned himself in to police in connection with...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Baltimore's new curfew fell like an unseen curtain across the city Friday night, and on many blocks, children continued to play outside for the first few minutes, oblivious to the controversial law.
But at Poe Homes in West Baltimore, two mothers...