| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will rule next week on whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting, will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
In a separate court...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Members of the Baltimore County Council on Monday approved spending $3.7 million on school safety equipment, including cameras, improved electronic entry systems and a new visitor ID system.
County police, county officials and school leaders proposed...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Officer Gary Gephardt heard a loud pop from the Perry Hall High School cafeteria, which he thought could be firecrackers, an exploding milk carton or a gunshot.
As teens spilled out of the cafeteria, he drew his service weapon with one hand and...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A 14-year-old has been charged as an adult in the death of his 7-month old sister, who was found unresponsive inside a White Oak apartment Friday, according to Montgomery County police.
Police said Larissa Yanes was found unresponsive by her mother,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
Gladden, 15, had told...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 9:30 AM
I look at the photograph of attempted murderer Daniel Gladden, and underneath the thin veneer of looking pseudo-tough, I see a young man who is seemingly angry with the universe ("Gladden pleads guilty in shooting," Feb. 20). I ask myself just when our...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:25 PM
After an emotional day of testimony, Robert W. Gladden Jr., the 15-year-old charged in the Perry Hall High School cafeteria shooting, was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. went beyond state...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The Perry Hall High School music department will host a memorial scholarship concert on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in honor of school alumnus John DiLutis Jr., a trombonist and Perry Hall graduate who died in 1993 at age 26, shortly after his music...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:45 AM
I am grateful that the 17-year-old boy who was shot last year at Perry Hall High School is recovering ("Perry Hall High School shooter Gladden gets 35 years in prison" Feb. 26 2013).
And we can all agree that the defendant, Robert Gladden, deserves to...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Dan Rodricks' column ("Gun control, yes, and therapy, not jail," March 3) on the 35-year prison sentence given the 15-year-old Perry Hall High School student was right on. So was the letter from Ann Phillips ("Perry Hall shooter's sentence is a travesty,"...