| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:14 PM
Human remains found on a boulder-strewn hillside in Cabazon have been identified as those of a 31-year-old man reported missing in 2009, authorities said Tuesday.
Jason Timothy Swenddal was a resident of Cabazon when he disappeared, according to the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Rita Marie Furst, who founded a coalition to advocate for crime victims' rights, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at Lighthouse Senior Living in Ellicott City. The Catonsville resident was 94.
A founder of the Maryland Coalition Against Crime,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:13 AM
A former Redlands high school teacher convicted of having sex with her students could next face a civil suit, an attorney for one of her victims said.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, pleaded guilty to sex acts with three boys and was sentenced to one...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Harry Yuspa had many relatives in the Baltimore area — some have lived at the same addresses for 40 years. Yet prosecutors said they couldn't find any to let them know the man convicted of killing Yuspa would soon be released.
That meant none of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Two men were sentenced to 120 years each for luring a group of teens into a Maywood alley where they robbed them at gunpoint and forced two of the victims to perform sex acts.
Cortez Lyons, 25, and Timothy Moore, 26, were convicted in March of armed...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A plea deal by the San Bernardino County district attorney that gave a one year jail sentence to an ex-Redlands high school teacher convicted of sex acts with three boys is a betrayal of the victims and would never occur with a male predator, an...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:23 PM
A woman was robbed Thursday morning in North Baltimore one block away from a mugging that took place the day before, continuing a trend of recent street robberies that worry police.
Sometime after 8 a.m., three men described as being in their early...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and if you've missed all the hoopla surrounding it in the past week, you must have been making a conscious effort to avoid it.
I think anniversary commemorations are...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A man whose testimony helped convict former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing boys has become the first victim to reach a financial settlement against the university and will receive several million dollars,...
| Sep 4, 2013
"A person is justified in the use of deadly force and does not have a duty to retreat if he or she reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another or to prevent the...