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  • Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland

    Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland
    As the search ended Tuesday for the 20-year-old Oviedo man who went missing after his mother was found dead in their home, court records emerged detailing his struggle with mental illness, drugs and crime. Family and friends on Facebook had been pleading...
  • Serious crash involving motorcycles on I-95 in Harford County

    Serious crash involving motorcycles on I-95 in Harford County
    Two motorcycle riders are expected to survive after being seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 95 on Harford County Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The crash blocked all the southbound lanes of I-95 past Exit 74 after the 1 p.m. crash, and...
  • Police say 12-year-old shined laser light at medevac helicopter near Mount Airy

    Police say 12-year-old shined laser light at medevac helicopter near Mount Airy
    Maryland State Police say they and federal authorities are investigating a 12-year-old boy who allegedly shined a laser light at a state police helicopter on Sunday night near the Carroll and Howard county line. Police said the helicopter, based in...
  • O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]

    O'Malley, Brown are kidding themselves with the 2013 Firearms Safety Act [Letter]
    In 2013, I retired as the Commander of the Maryland State Police Licensing Division. Before that, I ran the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement Section and the Gang Enforcement Unit. I was also a homicide investigator, drug investigator and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'No illeagles here' painted on building considered for immigrant children's shelter

    A vandal painted the words "No illeagles here," on a Carroll County building that had been under consideration as a temporary shelter for undocumented immigrant children. "No undocumented Democrats," continued the message painted on Westminster's former...
  • Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase

    Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase
    A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he hit a National Security Agency police officer with his SUV while evading a traffic stop on Route 32 at Fort Meade, Maryland State Police said. NSA officers directed the man, identified as Darnell David...