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  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
  • Descriptions of some of the stolen documents

    A four-page personal handwritten letter from John Jay Audubon to Gideon B. Smith, dated May 18, 1843, taken from the Connecticut Historical Society. A single-page letter from Marie Antoinette written in French on Oct. 2, 1784, taken from the...
  • Prosecutors drop charges in South Baltimore robbery

    Prosecutors drop charges in South Baltimore robbery
    Two men accused of robbing a couple who were walking home from a Federal Hill restaurant last weekend have been freed from jail and cleared of all charges by prosecutors, who acknowledge it was a case of mistaken identification. One victim said she would...
  • Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss

    Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss
    Robyn Giannotta and Andrew Moss were married by Father Matt Elshoff, OFM Cap. on August 27, 2011 at the San Gabriel Mission. The reception was held at the elegant Langham Huntington Hotel. Mrs. Moss is the daughter of Dr. Steven and Mrs. Sharon Giannotta...
  • Cop's Dramatic Testimony About Sean Bell Shooting

    Cop's Dramatic Testimony About Sean Bell Shooting
    Detective Gescard Isnora, the undercover cop who fired the first shots in the controversial shooting death of Sean Bell in 2006, told his story publicly for the first time today. He was testifying in the NYPD departmental trial that's seeking to push him...
  • Commission: Lack of supervision, training led to police shooting

    Commission: Lack of supervision, training led to police shooting
    An independent commission reviewing January's fatal police shooting outside the Select Lounge found that supervisors failed to take control of a chaotic scene, with Officer William H. Torbit Jr. making a series of missteps that exacerbated the situation...
  • Police impersonators carry out string of robberies

    As the three men rifled through his pockets and upended beds in his Southeast Baltimore home, Moises Pacheco says he spotted a small detail that made him begin to suspect the intruders were not the police officers they claimed to be. One of the men had a...
  • O'Brien on priest sexual abuse: Making sure it doesn't happen again

    O'Brien on priest sexual abuse: Making sure it doesn't happen again
    Often, when the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis is discussed, some defender of the church will accurately point out that no other institution has done more to study itself and to create safeguards that protect children in the area of sexual abuse....
  • New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view

    New report on priestly abuse: A priest's view
    By and large, priests don’t molest because they are gay, or because the Catholic Church requires priests not to marry. Nor did the problem stem from changes in seminaries after Vatican II. What, then? Those reasons are more elusive, a fact that...
  • O'Brien blaming society for clergy sexual abuse

    The reported highlights of the John Jay University study of the causes and context of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, which were also emphasized in Archbishop Edwin O'Brien's op-ed ( "We can't let it happen again," May 22), are that the general...
  • Who's to Blame For Priest Pedophilia Scandals? Hippies!

    Who's to Blame For Priest Pedophilia Scandals? Hippies!
    Last week a highly anticipated report about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church was released, immediately drawing criticism from abuse victims and advocacy groups. The nearly $2 million study was conducted by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice....