| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:16 PM
About 1,500 people with misdemeanor convictions were mistakenly dropped from Maryland's voter rolls over the past five years, state judiciary officials confirmed Friday.
A computer system incorrectly lumped those voters in with felons, who are stripped...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
After having two misdemeanor charges dropped in connection with a recent hit-and-run charge, Chris Brown's attorney said he expects the criminal case against the singer to be dismissed.
Prosecutors dismissed misdemeanor charges of driving without a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A Riverside County woman was charged with 30 counts of animal cruelty and failure to care for her dogs, authorities said Thursday.
Bernadette Mary Schwenn, 64, was charged with 10 felony counts and 20 misdemeanor counts stemming from an investigation...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Singer Chris Brown was set to be arraigned Monday morning for two misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged hit-and-run -- and is due back in court later in the day for another case.
The first hearing, in a Van Nuys courthouse, comes from charges the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A former Blue Ridge Community and Technical College student accused of repeatedly violating the school’s campus ban on firearms in 2011 pleaded guilty Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of disturbance of a school process.
Joshua Lee Beck, 28,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:10 PM
A lawsuit filed by a Martinsburg woman who claimed she was arrested in January 2012 by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office for a crime she did not commit was settled last month for $50,000, attorneys said Friday.
As part of the settlement, the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – A bicyclist who struck and killed an elderly pedestrian in a busy intersection here has pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter but will avoid a prison sentence, Dist. Atty. George Gascon said Tuesday.
Chris Bucchere, a 37-...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Los Angeles city attorney's criminal case against singer Chris Brown showed signs of collapsing Tuesday after prosecutors dismissed misdemeanor charges of driving without a license or insurance, leaving only an allegation of hit-and-run.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Maryland running back Wes Brown has three charges lodged against him. Which appears the most serious?...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A former Des Plaines middle school teacher accused of carrying on an online relationship with a former student pleaded guilty last week to misdemeanor harassment through electronic communication, McHenry County state's attorney officials said....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:34 AM
HOOVER, Ala. — Johnny Manziel says he feels a bit like Justin Bieber, coping with the intense scrutiny after winning the Heisman Trophy.
Manziel was the most highly anticipated speaker as the second day of SEC Media Days got under way Wednesday...