| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Ask elected officials to name their top 10 concerns these days, and ethics probably doesn't crack the list. Budget shortfalls, jobs, schools, public safety, taxes, development, employee pensions and even trash collection are far more likely to make the...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:39 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Donald B. Cohen, a Baltimore musician who formed the Don Cohen Trio and the Jazz Express, which performed at various venues and social functions, died Jan. 8 of heart failure at the Warren Place senior housing complex in Cockeysville.
He was 78....
| Dec 16, 2012
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....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 12:05 PM
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 —...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...