County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped 10 felony gun charges against a Pasadena homeowner who police say fatally shot a man on his property in September after it was determined he was charged incorrectly. Gregory Korwek, 44, of Orr Court, faces only misdemeanor charges as the State's Attorney's Office pledged to continue prosecuting the case.
With less than a month remaining before the scheduled start of the Capital Gazette murder trial, prosecutors and defense attorneys will convene again Friday to discuss questions they’ll ask prospective jurors and whether the defense can talk about mental health in their opening argument.
Anne Arundel County police said they arrested a New Carrolton man in connection with a Sept. 23 shooting in Laurel that prompted authorities to take a man to the hospital with a non life-threatening gunshot wound.
Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken ruled Wednesday that prosecutors will be allowed to show surveillance video of the Capital Gazette shooting during the trial, despite pushback from defense attorneys that it was overly graphic, at times irrelevant and “prejudicial” to their client.
Defense attorneys representing the man charged with killing five Capital Gazette employees asked a judge Tuesday morning to exclude all or parts of security camera video, which captured some of the shooting and the moments leading up to it, arguing showing it to a jury would “prejudice” their client.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys will argue over what evidence should be allowed during the Capital Gazette shooting trial, as they meet today and Wednesday for the final time before it's expected start on Nov. 4.
Police records obtained by The Capital detail the fatal police shooting during the serving of one of Maryland’s red flag protective on Nov. 5, 2018, that left 61-year-old Gary Willis dead and describe the family turmoil that prompted Willis’ sister to seek court protection under the new law.
Anne Arundel County police say they arrested a school bus driver from Edgewater Sept. 18 after finding her slumped over the steering wheel of the school bus on the shoulder of Route 100. There were no children on the bus.
Three hundred prospective jurors will descend Friday on the Anne Arundel County courthouse to complete questionnaires, the first step in lengthy jury selection process Judge Laura Ripken announced Tuesday for the Capital Gazette shooting trial
The Pasadena homeowner who police say shot and killed a man on his front lawn Wednesday was legally disqualified from possessing firearms, including the shotgun court records suggest he used in the fatal encounter.
Circuit Court Judges Laura Sue Ripken and Cathleen Marie Vitale are among a pool of 10 applicants for the vacancy in the Maryland Court of Appeals Fifth Appellate Circuit created by the retirement of Judge Clayton Greene, Jr. The pool includes six attorneys, a judge from St. Mary’s County and a judge from Maryland’s lower appeals court. Neither could be reached for comment Tuesday.
Police arrested a Pasadena man and charged him with manslaughter after they say the truck he was driving while impaired by drugs and alcohol Saturday afternoon crashed into a car stopped along Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum, leaving one man dead and another critically injured.
A Pasadena man pleaded guilty Monday to murdering and raping his girlfriend, 21-year-old Megan Ellen Burdeaux, of Glen Burnie. Edgar Franklin Manning IV, 27, pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to first-degree murder and second-degree rape. Burdeaux's family remembered her as an animal lover and travel enthusiast.
Police last Friday arrested Saeed Ebrahimnejad, 34, of Columbia, and his alleged accomplice 44-year-old Benjamin Wagner, of Windsor Mill, after arranging an undercover prostitution meeting at a hotel in Linthicum, where they met with the girl the men are alleged to have exploited. Both men are charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, rape and drug offenses, online court records show.
Annapolis police say a man was walking along Forest Drive Wednesday evening when he saw a person being assaulted by three others and tried to help. But when the man intervened, one of three assailants cut his hand with a pocket knife.
At the sentencing hearing Wednesday for the second man convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Dalan Plummer behind the Knights Inn in Laurel, the testimony of a man who shared a jail cell with the person who pulled the trigger proved pivotal in shaping the judge’s decision.
Anne Arundel County police arrested 17-year-old from Severn after they say he fired a gunshot during an altercation Sunday at an outdoor basketball court in Pasadena, with at least one young child playing on the adjacent playground.
An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge ordered a Gambrills woman repay all the money she was convicted of stealing from the Waugh Chapel Swim Club, where she served worked as its dive team instructor and board member.
A host of social justice activists and local politicians gathered Saturday at Whitmore Park in Annapolis to unveil a historical marker commemorating the five African Americans who were lynched across Anne Arundel County.
Annapolis-based attorney Brennan McCarthy was allowed for the first time Thursday to argue in court why he shouldn’t have to disclose records related to the man charged with murdering five Capital Gazette employees.
Anne Arundel County police say detectives investigating the Aug. 27 break in and sexual assault in Odenton traced a fingerprint on the window through which the alleged perpetrator escaped to Severn resident Zaon Emmanuel Cox, who’s now charged with rape and home invasion.
Anne Arundel County police arrested an Annapolis man for prostitution and drug possession charges after they say undercover detectives arranged a meeting with him through an escort advertisement online, court records show.
Christopher Michael Dillehunt, 29, of Queen Anne's County, pleaded guilty to negligent automobile manslaughter and two counts of second-degree assault Thursday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court after his driving after taking heroin led to a three-car collision that left an Laurel Zeiler, 81, of Arnold, dead.
The team of detectives and officers found out quickly with camera footage that surveillance to piece together a violent altercation that erupted in gunfire early Wednesday morning outside the front door of a Hanover night club, court records show.
As the prosecutor and the defense attorney spoke to the panel of Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judges tasked with reconsidering the sentence of a New York man convicted of human trafficking they offered different accounts of who he was and what he did. Will the judges believe Ondray Pleasant is the repentant man or a career criminal who preyed on vulnerable women?
Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken announced Monday that the Maryland Department of Health mental evaluation of the man charged with murdering five Capital Gazette employees was completed and delivered to her chambers Friday.
Defense attorneys representing the man charged with murdering five Capital Gazette staffers have accused prosecutors of withholding important information and asked the presiding judge to penalize them.
As prosecutors played the audio tape of the last moments of Steven Wilson’s life, his widow stood up from her front row seat and rushed out the back of the courtroom, unable to bear the graphic recording.