| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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-...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:01 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:46 PM
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...