| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:20 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87 northeast winds 6 to 9 miles per hour. Forecasters warn that a few of the storms could be severe and produce large hail, lightning and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed Maryland to resume the collection of DNA samples after arrests for violent crimes, an indication that the justices might decide the issue that has divided lower courts and pitted tough-on-crime state officials against...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Suspects arrested for violent crimes or burglaries will again have to submit to DNA collections, officials with several Maryland law enforcement agencies said Thursday.
A day after U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. authorized the practice to resume,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Maryland is exaggerating the value of collecting DNA samples before suspects are convicted, the state's top public defender argued in a filing Friday before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The state asked the nation's highest court to decide whether collecting...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman was more than 100 miles away from home, but he still managed to host a fundraiser Thursday with more than 100 people in attendance.
A few of the attendees at the Ocean City event, held at Hooper’s Crab House,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Maryland's highest court on Tuesday blocked police in most cases from collecting DNA samples when they arrest suspects in violent crimes and burglaries, dealing a blow to one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature initiatives.
The Court of Appeals ruled 5-2...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Police around Maryland said Wednesday that they would continue to collect DNA samples when suspects are arrested for violent crimes and burglaries, despite a recent ruling by the state's top court limiting the practice.
Several law enforcement agencies,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime-fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:18 AM
The Baltimore County Police Department announced Friday that, in the wake of a Maryland Court of Appeals opinion, it will discontinue collection of DNA samples at the time of arrest from suspects charged with certain violent crimes.
But in a press...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:33 AM
A former vice president of Hebron Savings Bank in Wicomico County was sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement and ordered to pay $456,665 in restitution, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Wanda Henderson, 56, of Westover had used her...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to strike down Maryland's controversial DNA collection law, the House of Delegates on Thursday voted to extend it.
The 2009 law allows police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for certain violent...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Maryland's practice of collecting genetic information from people arrested — but not convicted — on serious charges took the national stage Tuesday, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on what Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. called "perhaps the...