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  • Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related

    Towson Royal Farms armed robberies could be related
    Baltimore County Police are searching for suspects in seven separate armed robberies of the Royal Farms store in the 6000 block of Falls Road in Towson, the department announced last week. Cpl. John Wachter, a police spokesman, said investigators...
  • Bel Air man charged in Elkton for alleged unregistered handgun

    A Bel Air man was charged in Elkton Sunday with possession of an illegal handgun, according officials from the Maryland State Police. Gregory A. Bem, 27, of the 2100 block of Robertson Road, was charged with illegal possession of a handgun in a...
  • Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil

    Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil
    Hundreds of people huddled in the cold outside The Mall in Columbia on Thursday for a candlelight vigil to remember Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson, the skate shop employees killed in Saturday's shooting at the mall. The vigil was held at an impromptu...
  • Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant

    Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant
    A 19-year-old man, who was wounded in a January 2013 shooting during a marijuana buy in Edgewood that killed a companion, testified in Harford County Circuit Court Wednesday that he could not positively identify the shooter. Christopher Cousins, of...
  • Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states

    Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states
    When Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park fatally shot two store employees at The Mall in Columbia and then killed himself, authorities said he did so with a Mossberg 500, a Connecticut-made pump-action shotgun that has been on the U.S. market since...
  • Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High

    Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High
    An 18-year-old South River High School student was charged as an adult Friday on a weapons charge after a shotgun was found in his vehicle at the school, Anne Arundel County Police said. Police said the student had apparently been hunting previously and...
  • Man charged with armed robberies of York Road businesses in Towson

    Man charged with armed robberies of York Road businesses in Towson
    A Baltimore City man was arrested late last month and charged with two counts of armed robbery for a pair of commercial armed robberies in Towson. Baltimore County Police said Ryan Kendall Harris, 18, of the 1200 block of Walker Avenue, located just...
  • Victim assaulted in Columbia home by gunman [Crime Log]

    Victim assaulted in Columbia home by gunman [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Jason Lane, 10500 block, 3:29 p.m. Dec. 31. Victim let acquaintance and unknown person...
  • O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous

    O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous
    In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
  • New debate rises over Maryland gun law

    New debate rises over Maryland gun law
    More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police. One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a...
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • Panicking over Md.'s gun law [Editorial]

    Panicking over Md.'s gun law  [Editorial]
    It's unfortunate that hundreds of guns purchased in the weeks before Maryland's stricter firearms regulations went into effect last year ended up in the hands of people who should never have been allowed to own them. Most of the weapons have since been...