12, Mar 2015 - Motorists report bus swerving erratically, leading to DUI arrest
Motorists alerted police to a bus driver who was driving erratically on the Baltimore Beltway around noon Friday, leading to her arrest for DUI, Maryland State Police said.
03, Mar 2015 - ACLU to rally for parole for lifers
The Maryland American Civil Liberties Union and several Baltimore lawmakers plan to rally Thursday to urge new laws about granting parole to inmates serving life sentences.
28, Feb 2015 - Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore.
16, Feb 2015 - "Serial" Subject Adnan Syed Granted Appeal, May Get a New Trial
Adnan Syed, the subject of the podcast "Serial," may be granted a new trial.On Friday, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals granted Syed's request to appeal his conviction, the Baltimore Su...
24, Jan 2015 - Maryland bishop facing manslaughter charge in custody
This photo provided by the Baltimore Police Department shows Bishop Heather Cook. Maryland's second-highest ranking Episcopal leader and the first female bishop in her diocese was charged with drunken driving and manslaughter after fatally striking a cyclist in late December.
20, Jan 2015 - Hit-And-Run Bishop Heather Cook Posts 'Unprecedented' $2.5 Million Bail; Lawyer Says She We
In a gracious turn of events Thursday, embattled Episcopal Bishop of Maryland Heather Cook posted an "unprecedented" $2.5 million bail to free herself from the Baltimore City Detention Center where she had been locked up since last Friday after she was formally charged with the drunk-driving death of 41-year-old father of two Thomas Palermo.
02, Dec 2014 - Gang leader Tavon Whiteâ€™s trial testimony describes rise to power at Baltimore jail
Tavon White is testifying against eight remaining defendants in a Maryland racketeering conspiracy case.
07, Nov 2014 - Philadelphia abduction suspect in Maryland jail
TOWSON, Md. (AP) â€” A man arrested by officers rescuing a woman abducted from a Philadelphia street will have a hearing in a suburban Baltimore court.
02, Nov 2014 - Murder Charges Dropped In Shooting Death Of MTA Bus Driver Over Loud Music
Charges have been dropped against a Baltimore man accused of killing an off-duty Maryland Transit Administration bus driver.
30, Oct 2014 - Should Obamacare Help Pay for Housing?
Since January 1 of this year, James Barnes has had pretty decent health care. Barnes lives in Maryland, one of the dozens of states that expanded Medicaid to people with incomes at or below 138 percent of the poverty level as part of the Affordable Care Act. Since getting out of jail a year and a half ago, heâ€™s stayed at half a dozen homeless shelters in Baltimore as heâ€™s looked for work. He ...
23, Oct 2014 - Larry Hogan links release of inmate to Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
Maryland's Republican candidate for governor, Larry Hogan, is taking swipes at his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, over the mistaken release of a murder suspect from a Baltimore detention facility over the weekend. Inmate Rodriquez Purnell was mistakenly released from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center in Baltimore ...
23, Oct 2014 - Fire in Baltimore City sends police officer to Shock Trauma
A two-alarm fire in Baltimore City on Wednesday morning has sent a police officer to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center due to possible smoke inhalation, city fire department officials said.
21, Oct 2014 - Maryland man set for trial in killing erroneously released
BALTIMORE â€” A Maryland man awaiting trial for murder is at large because he was accidentally released from a Baltimore jail on Friday in what ...
21, Oct 2014 - Protocol breached in suspectâ€™s mistaken release
A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday called for an independent criminal investigation into the accidental release of a man awaiting trial on murder charges from a Baltimore prison.
21, Oct 2014 - Should Baltimore kids be sent to adult prisons?
More than a thousand children accused of crimes in Maryland are automatically sent to the adult criminal justice system every year. A group of young people who were among those children are now working to change what they say is a flawed approach.
09, Oct 2014 - Police: Olympian Michael Phelps arrested, charged with driving under the influence in Maryland
BALTIMORE - Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over. Phelps, 29, was charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines in
09, Oct 2014 - Charging documents: Olympic champ Phelps registers .14 on breathalyzer test, legal limit .08
BALTIMORE â€“ Police documents indicate that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 per cent on a breathalyzer test after he was stopped on a speeding violation. The legal limit for intoxication in Maryland is .08. The statement of probable cause by the Maryland Transportation Authority police also says Phelpsâ€™ eyes were red, bloodshot, and â€œhis Read the Rest of the Entry
09, Oct 2014 - Ex-officer who killed girlfriend's puppy sentenced
ROCKVILLE, Maryland (AP) A former Baltimore police officer who pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty for killing his girlfriend's puppy will spend a year in jail.Alec Eugene Taylor of Silver Spring was sentenced Wednesday....
12, Sep 2014 - Report: NFL Saw Ray Rice Video in April; Former FBI Director to Lead Investigation
BALTIMORE, Maryland (CNN)- The NFL on Wednesday said it is looking into an Associated Press report that a league executive in April received from a law enforcement official a copy of the video in which Ray Rice punched his now-wife in the face. The law enforcement official had a short voice mail from April 9 [â€¦]
30, Aug 2014 - Jail won't hold immigrants without probable cause
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) â€” Gov. Martin O'Malley has directed a state-run jail in Baltimore to comply with federal requests to hold immigrants beyond their release date only if there is probable cause that a crime has been committed, a decision praised by the American Civil Liberties and Casa de Maryland ...
27, Aug 2014 - DC drug dealer who escaped Md. jail gets 20 years
BALTIMORE (AP) â€” A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for the escape and other crimes.
09, Aug 2014 - Man Charged with Urinating on Former Ravens Owner's Grave
TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Police say charges have been filed against a Cleveland Browns fan who is accused of urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell and posting a video of it on YouTube.Modell died in 2012 at age 87 and is buried at a Pikesville, Maryland, cemetery. He spent 43 years as an NFL owner, overseeing the Browns from 1961 until he moved the team to Baltimore in ...
07, Aug 2014 - Cleveland Browns fan charged with urinating on Art Modell's grave
Police say charges have been filed against a Cleveland Browns fan who is accused of urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell and posting a video of it on YouTube.Â Modell died in 2012 at age 87 and is buried at a Pikesville, Maryland, cemetery.
07, Aug 2014 - Man charged with urinating on Modell's grave
TOWSON, Md. â€” Police say charges have been filed against a Cleveland Browns fan who is accused of urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell and posting a video of it on YouTube. Modell died in 2012 at age 87 and is buried at a Pikesville, Maryland, cemetery. He spent 43 years as an NFL owner, overseeing the Browns from 1961 until he moved the team to Baltimore in 1996 to ...
30, Jul 2014 - Man facing disorderly conduct charge after urinating on former Ravens owner Art Modell's grave
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell. The man, who so far has been identified only as a Cleveland Browns fan, could face up to two years in jail and a $500 fine. "Everyone who has buried a loved one has the right to believe that their final resting place will ...