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  • Hefty fine for host of Sunday cock fights in 1911

    An article in the Aug. 19, 1911 edition of The Argus reported a local man's punishment for hosting cock fights on a Sunday. Herbert Backus, of Backus' Park, pleaded guilty Tuesday in the Circuit Court at Towson to the charge of allowing gambling on his...
  • Suspect in student's slaying started new life in Syria

    Suspect in student's slaying started new life in Syria
    On the day Muaz Haffar was to appear in court, spectators packed the room. The muscle-bound son of a prosperous suburban physician, the 21-year-old was accused of smashing in the head of a university student with a U-shaped bike lock, even as horrified...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Season premiere
    What’s new this season? Some older folks, some minor celebrities (if you rank them midway on a scale from “cave-dwelling hermit” to “the cast of 'Jersey Shore'), and a dating couple who are here to test-drive their relationship....
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  • Security guard slain in confrontation at gas station

    Security guard slain in confrontation at gas station
    A security guard was stabbed and shot in the chest by a man who may have tried to rob a gas station on the West Side early today, authorities and the man’s father said. Dennis Fox, 53, was slain at a gas station at 415 S. Pulaski Road about 4 a.m.,...
  • Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists

    Illinois towns on Route 66 vie for foreign tourists
    PONTIAC, Ill. — The honeymooners from Spain spoke limited English, but that didn't stop Mayor Bob Russell from giving them a hearty welcome to his community. "How long have you been here?" Russell asked, posing for a snapshot with the newlyweds...
  • In Bishop case, Maryland death penalty law gets first trial

    The man accused of fatally shooting a Towson gas station owner in a murder-for-hire scheme is due in court this week — the first trial under Maryland's revamped death penalty law, legal experts say. And the trial of Walter P. Bishop Jr.,...
  • Wells threatened by lack of regulation

    Editor: An Oct. 14 Aegis editorial noted that justice was served when Aberdeen received $2.5 million from a class action suit in a groundwater contamination case. A gasoline leak contaminated Aberdeen's water supply well with benzene, which causes...
  • Defense in Towson killing trial claims pressure by victim's wife

    A man accused of shooting a Towson gas station owner last year was pressured by "a woman who would go to the ends of the earth to have her husband killed," his attorney told jurors in opening statements Friday. The murder-for-hire trial could be the first...
  • Harford bill would gut regulations of rural gas stations

    Friends of Harford strongly opposes Bill 11-48 Gas Station Reforms pending before the Harford County Council. The "reforms" it proposes requires the council to surrender its authority and responsibility to protect Harford's private drinking water wells...
  • Jury in murder-for-hire case says defendant is eligible for death

    The Baltimore County man convicted this week of first-degree murder in the shooting of a Towson gas station owner can be subjected to the death penalty, a Harford County Circuit Court jury decided Thursday. In the first courtroom application of Maryland'...