| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:01 PM
More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police.
One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A road rage chase that ended in Pennsylvania with a fatal shooting this month began in Maryland, authorities said.
Witnesses on Jan. 4 reported seeing a suspect pursue the victim, 28-year-old Timothy Davison of Poland, Maine, along Interstate 81 between...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The recent article about the gun background check backlog points out that Maryland's new Firearms Safety Act which took effect on Oct. 1 will be one of the most effective laws in the nation to reduce gun violence ("New debate rises over Maryland gun law,"...
| Jan 15, 2014
Two snowblowers were stolen off the parking lot of the Wegmans supermarket in Abingdon, one on Dec. 28 and the other on Jan. 10, Maryland State Police said Thursday.
State Police released photographs of the man taken by surveillance equipment at the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Advocates of legalizing marijuana launched their effort Thursday to change the law in Maryland, calling the war on drugs a failure and pointing to growing public support for their cause.
A handful of Maryland lawmakers hope to push the state in the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Two people have been arrested in the robbery of an ice cream shop in Westminster, in which a shop employee reported having her life threatened.
Police officers and a canine unit responded to Hoffman's Ice Cream in the 900 block of Washington Road...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Curious to know exactly how it feels to jump into near-freezing water? Ask Josh Bronson — he's done it as a Polar Bear Plunge participant for the past two years and he's prepping for a third plunge this weekend.
"It can feel like anything from...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:17 PM
A former Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to serving as a pimp for his 19-year-old wife and another young woman who lived with him.
Between February and May of last year, Lamin Manneh, 32, advertised the two women's...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Joseph W. McLeary, who served with the city Police Department, Maryland State Police and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency during a more than four-decade career, died Sunday of a massive stroke at Greater...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The air temperature was 14 degrees and the water was 30 degrees, so if state Sen. Allan Kittleman of Howard County had opted to simply plant a toe or two in the Chesapeake Bay on Friday morning, who could have blamed him?
Instead, he immersed himself...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Special Olympics Maryland canceled Saturday's Polar Bear Plunge event for the first time in its 18-year history, citing unsafe weather conditions, and officials say it will not be rescheduled.
The event, held in partnership with the Maryland State...