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  • Teen steals 2 cars near Lansdale, is caught in Maryland, police say

    A 19-year-old man stole a car left running in front of the Wawa in Towamecin Township early Saturday and, before police arrived, he returned that car and drove off in another he had stolen earlier in Virginia, police said. The car swiping didn't end...
  • Brown: I will enforce gun safety law [Commentary]

    Brown: I will enforce gun safety law [Commentary]
    Editor's note: The Sun also plans to run an op-ed by Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan in the coming weeks.  This week, we marked the one-year anniversary of a lifesaving law taking effect, the Firearm Safety Act. But, Marylanders still...
  • Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications

    Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications
    Starting Wednesday, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana. But how the rest of that interaction with police plays out might depend on what jurisdiction you're in. Lawmakers did not legalize marijuana, but...
  • Yard egged in Bel Air; needle found on ground in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Tyrone Keith Sterrette, 35, of the 200 block of Perrywood Court, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault. Aberdeen police report: Jatierra Janae Briggs, 18, of...
  • Otis M. 'Jim' Long

    Otis M. 'Jim' Long
    Otis M. "Jim" Long, a retired Maryland state trooper who survived the sinking of his aircraft carrier during World War II, died Thursday at Harbor Hospital of complications from a fall. He was 87. The son of Nathaniel O. Long and Vera M. Long, Otis...
  • Baltimore police officer in critical condition after crash

    Baltimore police officer in critical condition after crash
    A Baltimore Police officer remains in critical condition after getting into an off-duty crash in Carroll County earlier this week, state police said. The officer, Steven Nicholas Rosier, 29, was driving a personal vehicle near the intersection of MD-140...
  • Man commits suicide after barricade situation in Joppatowne

    Man commits suicide after barricade situation in Joppatowne
    A suicidal man barricaded himself inside a townhouse near Joppatowne High School early Friday afternoon and held police at bay for several hours before fatally shooting himself, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's Office Deputies...
  • Driver busted in Maryland with cocaine 'trail' thought he was in Chicago

    A Maryland man alleged to have cocaine on his face and clothes and be driving while drunk was arrested after he told an officer he thought he was in Chicago, a Maryland State Police spokesman said on Wednesday. Artis Ray Gordon, 69, of Baltimore, was...
  • Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring

    Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring
    Former Gov. Harry Hughes' grandson has been charged with taking as much as $250,000 from his grandfather to support his heroin habit and for possessing and distributing drugs as part of a major trafficking ring on the Eastern Shore. Andrew Douglas White,...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...