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  • 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...
  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • Harford police on alert, advise vigilance after Boston bombings

    Harford police on alert, advise vigilance after Boston bombings
    Harford County Executive David Craig says the Harford County's Department of Emergency Services, the Harford County Sheriff's Office and municipal, state and federal law enforcement partners are working cooperatively to ensure public safety following...
  • Gun owners deserve more respect

    Gun owners deserve more respect
    I am a gun owner, and in spite of Dan Rodricks' view to the contrary, I am not "unmoved by the extension of mass killings into first grade classrooms," nor do I possess an adolescent attitude and do not "stream out of my man-cave." These are all...
  • Driver's licenses for all drivers

    Driver's licenses for all drivers
    In Annapolis, some conservative Republicans — having apparently not taken notice of the 2012 election and the conundrum facing their party over its hard-line immigration stance at the national level — are lambasting a proposal to expand and...
  • Baltimore Police internal affairs chief resigns

    Baltimore Police internal affairs chief resigns
    The Baltimore Police Department's internal affairs chief is leaving the agency, a little more than a year after being brought on to reassure the public that a scandal-weary agency would get tougher policing itself, a spokesman confirmed. Grayling...
  • '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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...