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  • Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say

    Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say
    A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday. Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
  • Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession

    Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession
    Anne Arundel police arrested a Laurel man Wednesday after a narcotics sting at his home turned up illegal guns and drugs. Police found two handguns, a Luger 9 mm and a Kimber .45-caliber, in a flak jacket with loaded magazines after a search of the 3500...
  • Man fires store security guard's handgun in Weis during struggle

    Man fires store security guard's handgun in Weis during struggle
    A man approached by a store security guard because he was allegedly shoplifting in the Corridor Marketplace Weis store took the security guard's handgun and fired shots in the store before fleeing Sunday night with the gun, Anne Arundel County police...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • W. Baltimore Safe Streets work suspended amid criminal allegations

    W. Baltimore Safe Streets work suspended amid criminal allegations
    The Baltimore Health Department suspended its Safe Streets anti-violence program in West Baltimore after a second outreach worker was arrested in less than two weeks. The heralded program, modeled after those in other cities and run by community...
  • Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Dwane A. Mabe Jr., 25, of the 100 block of Osborne Road, was charged Monday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and paraphernalia. Angel Michelle Simms, 39, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, was charged Monday with first-degree...
  • The death of Marcus Lesane

    The death of Marcus Lesane
    After days of furious searching for Marcus "Chip" Lesane, missing and presumed dead, Baltimore homicide detectives brought his childhood friend -- the last person to see him alive -- into an interrogation room. They spent eight hours questioning him,...
  • Westminster shooting a result of concern for mother's safety, court documents say

    Westminster shooting a result of concern for mother's safety, court documents say
    A Westminster man who allegedly shot his brother Thursday said he was concerned for his mother's safety during an argument between his brother and mother, according to court documents. Reno Louis Valianti, 38, is facing charges of first- and second-...
  • The fallacy of Maryland's gun laws

    The fallacy of Maryland's gun laws
    As The Sun's Michael Dresser reported Monday Morning, Maryland ranks 4th in the latest scorecard released by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Maryland was one of several states that enacted more restrictive gun laws in the wake of the Newtown...
  • Man in custody after brief standoff outside U.S. courthouse

    Man in custody after brief standoff outside U.S. courthouse
    A man put what turned out to be a pellet gun to his head Thursday outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Baltimore, triggering a response that closed streets and emptied offices before he surrendered without incident. At 10:15 a.m., the U.S. marshals...
  • Two men arrested in 7-Eleven robberies

    Two men arrested in 7-Eleven robberies
    Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said. A 7-Eleven in White Marsh on Philadelphia Road was the first target, where shortly before...
  • Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages

    Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages
    As people of all ages made their way between the exhibit tables, passing through crowds with barely any elbow room, vendors of firearms, knives, collectible and antique weapons and outdoor gear pitched their wares on the floor of the Bel Air Reckord...