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  • A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble

    A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble
    Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The Hanover man explained his mistake to an NSA Police...
  • The role of police militarization in the Baltimore riots

    The role of police militarization in the Baltimore riots
    Critics are alleging that an over-response by the BPD at Mondawmin Mall played a large part in instigating Monday's Baltimore riots. That's bringing back post-Ferguson arguments over whether the police departments assisting in Baltimore are over-armed.  ...
  • Legal experts divided on charges against Freddie Gray officers

    Legal experts divided on charges against Freddie Gray officers
    The decision of Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby to file charges of murder and false imprisonment against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray was both bold and novel, according to legal analysts — but some said they will be...
  • Peter F. Edge, undercover state trooper

    Peter F. Edge, undercover state trooper
    Peter F. Edge, a Maryland state trooper who worked undercover and was known for his unconventional behavior, outrageous sense of humor and penchant for disguises that drew in miscreants, died Saturday at his home in Columbia of congestive heart failure....
  • Mayor, commissioner denounce work of agitators

    Mayor, commissioner denounce work of agitators
    Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called for calm late Saturday as more than 1,300 police officers worked to take control of the city after agitated protesters incited violence after a day of peaceful marches. "I am...
  • Hogan sends 32 Maryland state troopers to Baltimore protests

    Hogan sends 32 Maryland state troopers to Baltimore protests
    Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday he will send Maryland State Police troopers to Baltimore City as protests intensify over Freddie Gray's death while in police custody.  "There's raw emotions. People legitimately have concerns, and the community is out...
  • Hogan doesn't want to 'politicize' Freddie Gray's death

    Hogan doesn't want to 'politicize' Freddie Gray's death
    Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he would not order any further investigation into Freddie Gray's death in police custody beyond the four already under way in Baltimore. "We don't want to politicize the issue," Hogan said in an interview with The...
  • Creation of minimum security facility considered

    Creation of minimum security facility considered
    The creation of a minimum security facility has been discussed as a possible solution to the steadily increasing inmate population at the Carroll County Detention Center. Sheriff Jim DeWees and Warden George Hardinger said the commissioners need to...
  • Crime Roundup: Man charged after being hit by car; pizza shop arsonist jailed

    Crime Roundup: Man charged after being hit by car; pizza shop arsonist jailed
    This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region. Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened...
  • State police on hook for funding Annapolis barrack

    State police on hook for funding Annapolis barrack
    Money cut from Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts won't be used to reopen the state police barrack in Annapolis by this fall. Instead the state police will have to come up with the money from its current budget, a figure that dropped this week from a...
  • Man charged with armed robbery in Taneytown

    Man charged with armed robbery in Taneytown
    A Baltimore man is charged with armed robbery and related offenses for allegedly robbing two people at gunpoint in Taneytown earlier this month. Gairy Martin Henry Jr., 32, faces two counts each of armed robbery and first-degree assault, one count of...