Questions surrounding when the NFL and the Ravens saw video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator intensified on Wednesday following a report that a law enforcement official sent the graphic footage to a league executive in April.
As one of two former prosecutors in the 1995 murder trial of then-police Sgt. James Kulbicki, I was outraged and incredulous to learn that the Court of Appeals of Maryland has, for the second time, reversed the conviction of a man whose arrogance and hubris led to the senseless and brutal execution of an innocent, young woman more than 19 years ago.
A suspicious technician took a pen used by Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy, discovering images that shook thousands of women across the region and led the world-renowned hospital to pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit.
The FBI had a busy day in Baltimore on August 11, when an informant's phone calls set up drug deals resulting in charges against nine men. The informant had been arrested with "several kilograms of both heroin and cocaine," and set up sales to customers so the FBI could arrest them.
A sharply divided appeals court granted a new trial to a former Baltimore Police sergeant convicted in 1995 of murdering his young mistress, finding that his attorneys should have done more to attack questionable forensic evidence.
Attorneys for two convicted robbers are challenging investigators' use of cellphone data, saying that it breached their privacy and that investigators should have used a search warrant to get it. Their appeals in federal court thrust the convicts into the center of a debate about police powers and the meaning of privacy in the digital age.
The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified.
The U.S. needs Russia. This may sound peculiar coming from a person who spent 25 years at the NSA, almost half of those fighting communism. But our approach to Russia since the end of the Cold War has been unimaginative and aggressive. Politicians in Washington put on their Cold-War glasses any time Russia makes noise. It's time to archive those in the Smithsonian.
A vigil is planned in Hanover on Monday evening in memory of a gas station clerk killed in a shooting earlier this month. The vigil will be held at 6 p.m. at the Exxon station at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover, where Rajinder Kumer was shot and killed Aug. 7.
In an exhaustive new book, journalist and researcher Ken Hughes makes the case not only that Richard Nixon, as a presidential candidate, committed treason by interfering in peace negotiations in Vietnam, but also that he sought to use the circumstances to enhance his election chances on the eve of the 1968 presidential campaign.
Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant buildings and certain crimes, such as shootings and homicides.
The General Services Administration released a long anticipated list of sites on Tuesday it said could accommodate the FBI's requirements for a new home to replace the 39-year-old J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington. Two of the properties are in Maryland — one in Greenbelt, the other in Landover — and a third is in Springfield, Va.
WASHINGTON ¿ The General Services Administration is considering three sites ¿ including two in Maryland ¿ as viable options for a new headquarters building for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a long awaited short list of potential properties released Tuesday.
Zhenchun "Ted" Huang, a longtime resident of a Clarksville subdivision, pleaded guilty this month to federal charges that he tried to fraudulently obtain electronic devices that can be used in fabricating missile detectors. Former neighbors in the suburban development were shocked.
Two suspects who died before they were formally charged by police but were identified through DNA evidence in separate homicide cases from the 1990s were named by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's office on Monday.
I have been locked up at Guantanamo Bay for 12 years, held without charge or trial. I've done nothing wrong; in 2009, I was unanimously cleared for release by six different branches of the US government, including the FBI and the CIA. Yet here I am, still detained. The US government says I do not have the right to be treated as human. It says that I have committed serious crimes which cannot be ignored. But, if that is true, all I ask for is proof. But the government cannot even offer me that.
Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center.