| May 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
A federal jury in Greenbelt convicted a Baltimore contractor on Wednesday of ordering the killing of a witness against him in a series of theft cases, rendering a swift verdict after a man wrongfully convicted of the death was cleared.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A federal judge in Maryland handed down lighter prison sentences Monday to defendants in a huge marijuana distribution case, saying that such offenses are "not regarded with the same seriousness" as they were just a few decades ago.
U.S. District Judge...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
A Baltimore police officer accepted cash payments and provided protection for a man she believed to be a drug dealer — a man who was actually working with department investigators and FBI agents to build a criminal case against her, authorities...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A Port Deposit man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of possessing child pornography.
According to the plea agreement, on January 30, 2011, police seized a laptop computer, desktop computer, camera, hard drive and other digital media from Michael...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to beef up the internal investigations unit at the state corrections agency and subject all prospective officers to polygraph tests, according to a summary of reforms his administration will discuss at a legislative hearing...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis.
Shavella Miles is...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Points to Del. Dereck Davis for the question of the day at the General Assembly's hearing on the pervasive corruption at the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center. Corrections secretary Gary Maynard had just made an extensive presentation about the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A double shooting in the middle of the day Wednesday in West Baltimore killed a man and a woman not far from where four people were shot in the afternoon a day earlier.
The double homicide occurred as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a news...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A Zimbabwe native living in Baltimore was convicted Thursday on charges related to several different fraud schemes in which he was accused of bilking credit unions and the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Department of Justice....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:12 PM
— In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...