| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Addressing a Harford County crowd interested in learning the latest social threats posed by chemical abuse, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chip Cooke pointed out that synthetic drugs with names like "spice" and "bath salts," which...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Baltimore police ordered every officer to work July 4 and will rely heavily on reinforcements from state law enforcement agencies, an effort intended to keep Inner Harbor visitors safe while maintaining a strong presence in areas besieged by recent...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If only the state police would release their long-awaited report on the criminal investigation into the Sandy Hook school shooting, questions about "leaks" would become moot.
It has taken state law enforcement officials too long to investigate the Dec....
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The recent spike in shootings in Baltimore and the city's endemically high rate of violent crime underscore why reducing gun violence must be the top priority for city officials. Violence exacts an enormous toll on Baltimore beyond the direct costs from...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A search was expected to continue Tuesday for a missing 11-year-old Menifee boy last seen over the weekend.
Terry Dewayne Smith is described by law enforcement authorities as an "at-risk" autistic child missing from his home in the 33000 block of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Volunteers were aiding law enforcement officers late Monday in a search for an 11-year-old autistic boy last seen at his Riverside County home on Saturday night.
Terry Dewayne Smith is described by law enforcement authorities as an "at-risk" child who...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation.
Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's deputies...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Q. I called animal control and told them about my neighbor who has too many dogs in the house. Even though he stopped in and saw the violation, the dogs are still there. Why do they not get this taken care of right away?
A. When a violation is...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown stumped in Baltimore on Monday, receiving an endorsement from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for his gubernatorial campaign, and was asked about how he would stem the crime in the city. He had an answer, but he couldn't tell...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:29 PM
In less than a week, it could be a little harder for you to make some extra cash.
New changes are coming to an old Virginia law aimed at regulating the scrap metal industry.
According to the Danville Police Department, scrap metal larcenies continue...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:04 PM
A gunman hiding in an attic opened fire on several officers conducting a search Tuesday evening, wounding a parole-probation officer and Los Angeles gang officer, law enforcement authorities told The Times.
The attacker sprayed multiple rounds inside...