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  • Jury still out in Currie case

    Jurors had yet to reach a verdict Friday, after their first full day of deliberation, in the bribery trial against Maryland Sen. Ulysses S. Currie and two retired executives from Shoppers Food Warehouse, who are accused of paying the Prince George's...
  • Jury deliberating in Currie bribery trial sends note to judge

    Jurors deliberating in the federal bribery trial of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie and two former grocery chain executives sent a note to the judge Monday, indicating that at least some of them believe a conspiracy may have occurred, though not for the...
  • Currie not guilty of bribery, conspiracy in Shoppers case

    Currie not guilty of bribery, conspiracy in Shoppers case
    After a six-week trial and three days of deliberation, a Maryland jury acquitted Sen. Ulysses S. Currie and two grocery chain executives Tuesday of federal extortion and bribery charges, ending years of criminal suspicion surrounding the Prince George's...
  • Senate must remove Currie from office

    Senate must remove Currie from office
    What does it take to get a bribery conviction in Maryland? State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who took a quarter-million dollars from a grocery store chain to advocate on its behalf, and who told no one about the arrangement, was just found not guilty on...
  • Legally not guilty, but what about politically?

    State Sen. Ulysses Currie may have walked out of Baltimore's federal courthouse Tuesday a free man, but it was hardly the clean sweep that the jurors' verdict of not guilty on all counts might indicate. Jurors said after emerging from the courthouse that...
  • Common Cause calls for Currie censure

    Common Cause calls for Currie censure
    A leading government watchdog organization has called on the Maryland Senate to censure state Sen. Ulysses Currie, the once-powerful budget committee chairman who was acquitted of political corruption charges this week. Susan Wichmann, executive director...
  • Police and youngsters share the joy at Shop with a Cop

    Police and youngsters share the joy at Shop with a Cop
    It soon became obvious last weekend at the Westminster Senior Center that there are certainly different approaches to wrapping presents. Westminster Police Chief Jeffrey Spaulding had a no nonsense approach, cutting fast and flipping a box quickly....
  • 10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror

    10 years ago, snipers plunged the region into terror
    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...
  • Four arrested after marijuana found during early morning traffic stop in Laurel

    Laurel Police arrested four people, two from Laurel, after finding146 grams of marijuana in a vehicle during a traffic stop around 1:18 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of Washington Boulevard. Laurel residents Lawratu Bah, 20, and Joyce Williams, 20; and...
  • Ethical backsliding

    Ethical backsliding
    Perhaps the only welcome consequence of state Sen. Ulysses Currie's disgrace and censure over his apparent use of his public office for private gain was Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Miller's creation of a special work group on ethics. The bipartisan...
  • Safeway, Giant to stop selling pink slime beef

    Safeway, Giant to stop selling pink slime beef
    Giant Food, the region's largest grocery chain, became the latest area supermarket Thursday to declare it would stop selling meat with the additive known as pink slime. The Landover-based company is among a growing number of supermarkets pulling the...