McDonogh School administrators shared the details of the external investigation into the co-ed boarding school’s history of sexual assault allegations made against faculty members, dating from the 1940s to the mid-1980s.
A Baltimore County judge has overturned the decision of a jury that awarded more than $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old Randallstown woman who was shot and killed by county police in 2016.
Baltimore County government is poised to hire a private law firm to help defend itself against a federal class-action lawsuit that claims police failed to properly investigate sexual assaults involving students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
On Nov. 15, two Baltimore County police detectives sat down at a Chick-fil-A to interview three University of Maryland, Baltimore County, baseball players accused of rape, according to investigative notes. The interviews, in total, lasted about an hour.
Clearly, the efforts taken to curb the opioid death rate, however well intended, have not worked. Continuing current policies will bring the same results: more deaths, more disease, more crime and no drop in the opioid death rate. It’s time for a change.
While the discipline and focus of Team Hogan’s messaging during the campaign is impressive, the echo of that message with an infamous and racist ad used by George H.W. Bush to win the presidency in 1988 is troubling.
A recent federal lawsuit alleging Baltimore County police mishandled rape cases has drawn questions from an advocate who helped conduct an independent review that recommended changes to the way such incidents are investigated.
The two women suing Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and two prosecutors over their alleged failure to investigate sexual assault cases face an uphill battle overcoming special immunity given to prosecutors, some legal experts say.
For more than an hour, the students went over their list of demands and grilled Hrabowski on how he planned to solve the scourge of sexual violence on campus. Their protest was spurred by a lawsuit brought by two former UMBC students who said they were raped in separate incidents.
Tracey Carrington was on her way, friends and family say. Then, last week, she was gunned down by an unknown assailant while she was leaving a sports bar on Belair Road. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ben Jealous, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, wants to reform the state’s criminal justice system by shrinking the prison population by 30 percent and cutting an estimated $660 million from the state’s budget.
If we are to be serious about reducing crime, then the focus must be on preventing and treating substance abuse. New multi-faceted policies are needed, both in the criminal justice system and in health care.
The Maryland Senate is preparing a comprehensive crime bill that jettisons two key elements of Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to combat street violence — mandatory minimum sentences and a crackdown on gangs.
A vigil was held in Arbutus in January after a neighbor's Facebook post, alleging that the dog had been left outside in the harsh cold overnight in late December, and then later news that the dog had died, went viral.
Six months after a new judicial rule requiring court officers to seek alternatives to cash bail went into effect, the use of cash bail has declined significantly with no apparent negative consequences. But the work to end commercial bail is not yet complete.