A 17-year-old who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for stabbing three teens — killing one — in a fight after the Ravens Super Bowl parade in 2013 struck a deal with city prosecutors that resulted in a sentence of time served.
Unaccompanied homeless youth, a group of young people between the ages of 14 and 25, who lack a permanent residence and are not under the physical custody of a parent or guardian, are a growing population in Maryland, according to data collected by the Maryland State Department of Education.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County on Wednesday joined officials from a White House-sponsored education initiative to probe ways to better support students, particularly African-Americans, in the juvenile justice system
Earlier this week, a gut-wrenching video surfaced that shows a school police officer violently attacking three young girls inside one of our middle schools. The incident starts when one of the young women walks past the police officer, who had summoned her. She commits no crime, but the officer pursues her, grabs her by the hair and slams her into a wall. Her sister soon rushes to her aid; her cousin arrives shortly thereafter. What happens next is hard to watch. The officer attacks the girls
So-called sexting among teens — a practice considered by some experts to be a normal part of adolescence — is a vexing issue for law enforcement officials. Even after new laws outlawing "revenge porn" and "cyberbullying," sexting is difficult to prosecute not only because youth are involved but also because it's not necessarily illegal.
Sherri Trenary, 34, who runs and resides on the Patapsco Horse Center with her husband, Charles, said that the horse is the most in-demand for the upcoming Poker Run Trail Ride and Fall Festival Fundraiser. The event, to benefit the Maryland High School Rodeo Association, will be held Nov. 22 on the couple's 200-acre spread on Frederick Road.
Many veterans find themselves unnecessarily lost in the criminal justice system, plagued by demons that they have collected along the way in serving. It does not have to be this way. A simple solution is already in place in many other states. Veteran Treatment Courts have been around for years and are effectively addressing the complex and unique challenges and issues that veterans face.
Gary D. Schenker, who worked as an attorney in the Baltimore County's Office of the Public Defender for the last 11 years, died Oct. 15 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of a cardiac arrest. He was 61.