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  • Baltimore police choose new internal affairs leader

    Baltimore police choose new internal affairs leader
    The Baltimore Police Department tapped one of its lawyers as the new head of internal affairs, saying Rodney Hill's experience as an officer and his recent turn as a prosecutor of police misconduct cases give him the credibility to lead a group charged...
  • Terrorist attacks diminish our freedoms

    Terrorist attacks diminish our freedoms
    I've been at the finish line of several marathons and know the crowding and congestion there. The bomb blast at the Boston Marathon was gruesome ("Marylanders caught up in chaotic scene," April 16). What concerns me now, however, is that the...
  • Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think

    Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think
    After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: "This changes everything." Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security state that...
  • Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department

    Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. Despite the protests of competing...
  • Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
    For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars. It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
  • 'Revenge' recap: Episode 19, 'Absolution'

    'Revenge' recap: Episode 19, 'Absolution'
    This week's episode of "Revenge" was a much needed reminder of why I love this show. Just the right amount of mystery, plotting, surprise turns and catty back stabbing to make me excited for the twists and turns that seem to be in store for the next...
  • Man suing government over raid at 7-Eleven fled to U.S. because of death threat

    Sitting on a bus in Honduras in 2002, Denis Alvarez Alvarado says he overheard two men in front of him discussing how he was going to die. Unaware that he was there, the men said that members of a gang called MS3 — who had kidnapped Alvarez a few...
  • The unfriendly skies: TSA pats down 95-year-old cancer patient

    The unfriendly skies: TSA pats down 95-year-old cancer patient
    The Transportation Security Administration could scarcely have bought itself worse publicity than the recent revelation that a 95-year-old wheelchair user, a late-stage cancer patient, received a security pat-down and was ordered to remove her adult...
  • General election: Legislative endorsements

    General election: Legislative endorsements
    Maryland faces tough challenges in job creation, the budget and taxes, education, the environment and transportation in the next four years. In making endorsements for the House of Delegates and state Senate this year, The Sun sought pragmatic...
  • In converts, authorities see threats

    Their evening prayers ended, a small group of Muslim men lingering in a storefront mosque in Woodlawn turned to the news of the day: A man who had knelt among them had been arrested on charges of terrorism. Antonio Martinez, who they said converted to...
  • Child predator from Bel Air gets 13 years in federal prison

    A Bel Air area resident, who prosecutors say was once affiliated with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford County and used the computer screen name "predatormike123," was sentenced last week to more than 13 years in federal prison for possession of child...
  • Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs

    Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs
    The Baltimore Police Department has hired a former DEA official and presidential appointee to head internal investigations, a move that the signals the agency's desire to get tougher on police misconduct. Grayling Williams starts today in his new...