Wes Brown, one of the University of Maryland¿s top running backs, has been charged with second-degree assault on a Baltimore police detective who hoped to question him as a ¿person of interest¿ in a non-fatal shooting investigation from last month, police said Friday.
By By Jeff Barker and Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun
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Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players.
Seven classes of students in the school's Law and Public Policy magnet and Gifted and Talented program gave their final presentation in the Project Citizen program, an annual assignment when classes unite to pick a local issue, analyze it, and present a possible solution.
A month after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center, Gov. Martin O'Malley on Monday announced a new task force charged with pushing the inquisition further.
Three Anne Arundel County teenagers were arrested Friday and charged with armed robbery and other counts when their homes in the Severn area were searched in connection with several recent armed robberies, police said.
If a new sign ends up being erected outside the Bel Air Barrack, it should make special note not only of the drinking and driving fatalities, but also those associated with failing to give full time and attention to the road.
Maryland corrections officials are using new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 100-fold since 2009, according to federal data.
The trial of the 23-year-old Columbia man accused in the 2011 fatal shooting of a bail bondswoman in Long Reach began this week in Howard County Circuit Court, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a cell phone still await approval on the Maryland General Assembly's final day Monday. Also pending is legislation that would craft tighter rules on speed cameras, legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes and put new restrictions on government speed camera programs.
Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they were not committing another traffic offense under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly.
Frank Alan Klukosky, of North Laurel, pleaded guilty March 4 to producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein announced. Investigations revealed Klukosky had, among other actions, secretly recorded a 13-year-old girl in a bathroom.
A 28-year-old Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Friday for making video recordings of young men in the public restrooms at the two travel plazas on along I-95 in Harford and Cecil counties.
Given the cost of modern communications equipment, however, and the amount of money the county has spent over the years upgrading emergency dispatch equipment, there's good reason to look into whether a radical consolidation of uses is warranted.
The older sister of Phylicia Barnes' tearfully said Monday she had allowed her teenage sister to drift too close to the man now accused of murdering her, testifying in the trial of Michael Maurice Johnson that the then-26-year-old's unnerving conduct one summer night was the final blow to their relationship.