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  • Man killed by police during Havre de Grace barricade incident Saturday

    Man killed by police during Havre de Grace barricade incident Saturday
    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...
  • As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI

    As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI
    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...
  • Teenage jogger robbed at gunpoint in West Towson

    An 18-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint while jogging Tuesday night in West Towson, according to Baltimore County Police. According to police, the woman was jogging in the area of West Chesapeake Avenue and Burnbrae Road at 9:30 p.m. when two men in...
  • 'I have every confidence the deputy did what he had to do,' Harford sheriff says

    'I have every confidence the deputy did what he had to do,' Harford sheriff says
    In his 41-years as a lawman, Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane has never fired his gun at anyone. He's come close a few times, he said, but for some reason didn't pull the trigger. Bane said he knows what it's like to be confronted with the situation...
  • Police involved shooting Saturday was fourth in Harford since October

    Police involved shooting Saturday was fourth in Harford since October
    Saturday's fatal police involved shooting north of Bel Air was the fourth such incident in Harford County dating back to October in which a law enforcement officer discharged a firearm. Seth Beckman, 19, of Bel Air, Beckman was shot by a Harford...
  • Australia knows how to reduce gun violence

    The killing of Australian college student Christopher Lane in Duncan, Okla. is just one more tragedy that demonstrates the need for gun control ("Suspect's sister: 'He wouldn't listen,' Aug. 22). In your article, Daniel Ford is quoted as saying,...
  • Edgewood man, 19, charged with illegally possessing assault rifle during drug raid

    A 19-year-old Edgewood man was charged with illegally possessing an assault rifle during an Aberdeen police drug raid at the Economy Inn Motel in Aberdeen on Aug. 21, according to charging documents. He was charged along with five other people after two...
  • Police make arrest in connection with officer's killing in raid

    Police make arrest in connection with officer's killing in raid
    Baltimore County Officer Jason Schneider was trying to subdue a teen attempting to flee when a man came up behind him and opened fire during a predawn Catonsville raid, according to court documents filed Thursday. As he collapsed with fatal injuries,...
  • Teen sought in raid that led to officer's death held without bail

    Teen sought in raid that led to officer's death held without bail
    A Baltimore County district judge denied bail Friday to the teen sought in a county police raid that led to an officer's shooting death. Baltimore County Deputy State's Attorney John Cox said at a hearing that 16-year-old Rasheed Stanford should be...
  • Man captured in HdG after helicopter, K-9 search

    Havre de Grace Police arrested a 64-year-old man early Sunday morning who was allegedly carrying a handgun while intoxicated and walking through a residential area of the city. Gary Edmond Pritt was taken into custody at 2:11 a.m. after officers, with...
  • Another convicted Harford murderer granted a new trial

    Another convicted Harford murderer granted a new trial
    An Edgewood man, convicted in 1980 of the execution style murder of a shopkeeper during a robbery, has been granted a new trial under a controversial ruling that has vacated scores of old murder convictions around the state. Retired Harford Circuit...
  • 2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University

    2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University
    A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who then fatally turned the gun on her friend and himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said. Officers were called Tuesday evening to the...