| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:21 PM
A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure that drivers are ready for the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When Evelyn Chumbow was a 9-year-old living in Cameroon in the 1990s, she was told she was going to America for a better life.
But when she arrived in Silver Spring, she got the exact opposite. Chumbow was taken from a life of freedom in Africa to one...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
A federal judge imposed a six-year sentence Friday on Jacob Theodore George IV, who sold heroin on the online drug bazaar Silk Road.
George, 33, an Edgewood man with a history of arrests, drug abuse and mental health problems, apologized to the judge. He...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The Department of Homeland Security reported recently that the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico has slowed to a trickle compared to just a few months ago. The reason? Mexican authorities, at...
| Aug 30, 2014
Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities. The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has imposed strict new rules to limit when the state may hold immigrants in Baltimore's jail at the request of federal authorities, dealing a new blow to a national program intended to catch people who are in the country illegally....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:50 AM
This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic fleet.
The new memorandum of understanding, announced Tuesday by...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The founder of an embattled Sparks-based insurance company appears to have been plotting to kill a Delaware judge overseeing the liquidation of his business, recording himself on a trip to scout out his targets and acquiring a cache of weapons, federal...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A disturbing trend in law enforcement in recent years has been a propensity for police agencies – especially at the federal level – to not acknowledge when they arrest and hold people suspected of criminal activity.
Such a case came to light...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A Pennsylvania man was promptly handed over to the Department of Homeland Security after being pulled over by Maryland State Police on I-95 near Perryville on Tuesday.
Officials declined to comment on the incident, but federal documents show the man had...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
A Honduran man living in Baltimore County faces federal charges after an unaccompanied immigrant girl sent to live with him told police he smuggled her into the United States and that the pair engaged in a sexual relationship.
Federal officials gave...