| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A man was shot to death by police after barricading himself and a hostage inside a house in Havre de Grace Saturday afternoon, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The hostage was released unharmed prior to the fatal shooting.
The victim has been...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A man shot a 9-year old boy after forcing his way into a Cherry Hill home and demanding money, police said Wednesday. The boy was the second juvenile hit by gunfire in Baltimore in less than a week.
The boy, who was shot in the stomach, was in "good"...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The armed gunman walked up to a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport and fatally shot a TSA officer and wounded three other people before being shot by responding police.
The events earlier this month...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A Baltimore man who was fatally shot near railroad tracks in Anne Arundel County Thursday night went to the location to buy a car he had seen advertised online, Anne Arundel County police said.
The man, identified by police as Rene Filsfdelfo Leiva-...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
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...
| 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...