| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
It won't matter if you're obeying every other traffic law: Starting Tuesday, if you're talking on a hand-held mobile phone while driving in Maryland, the police will have the right to pull you over and ticket you.
The new law tightening the state's curb...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Miriam Carey, a 34 year-old dental hygienist, created a media frenzy last week when she was shot and killed by Capitol police after ramming a White House barricade in her car while her one-year-old daughter was in the back seat. Why did she do it? What...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Runners set goals — and don't look back.
They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond.
They push their bodies. They want to push...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Colleagues of Timothy Schloemer were shocked when they went to pick up the drunken-driving suspect this week from Central Booking after posting his bail — and were told he had been dead for more than two days.
Corrections officials blamed the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When 15-year-old Chris Monaghan, of Fallston, is not in school or traveling to "Music City" for gigs at Nashville's legendary Bluebird Cafe, he is preforming at countless venues in his hometown.
The Fallston High School 10th grader said he holds one...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:50 AM
I’m going to begin by saying that I was not sure about this episode from the preview. Hostage situation? It’s been done so many times that I feared that we may be getting the first predictable episode of “Scandal” ever....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
A Baltimore police officer awaiting trial for murder in the death of his fiancee died early Monday in an apparent suicide in jail, state prison officials said.
James Walton Smith, 49, was being held in protective custody in the state's high-rise jail...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Baltimore police officer James Smith hanged himself while in his cell awaiting trial in the murder of his fiancee, an autopsy concluded on Tuesday.
The office of the chief medical examiner said the cause and manner of death was suicide by hanging, said...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In response to the recent commentary by Drs. John J. Boronow and Steven S. Sharfstein on mental patients who do not realize they are ill, I would also like to point out that this same scenario is evident in substance use disorders ("Close the mental...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Baltimore City police officer shot and killed a firefighter and his girlfriend early Sunday morning, before turning the gun on himself, according to Anne Arundel County police.
The suspected murder-suicide — which police said stemmed from a love...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The Baltimore police officer suspected of killing a city firefighter and his girlfriend Sunday did not use his service weapon to shoot them, Anne Arundel County police said Monday.
Anne Arundel County police have not elaborated on a motive in what they'...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Services for Andrew S. Hoffman, a decorated city firefighter who was fatally shot Sunday in an apparent murder-suicide in Glen Burnie, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.
Mr. Hoffman, 27,...