| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Three Baltimore residents were arrested Thursday on drug charges in Anne Arundel County after police made an undercover purchase of crack cocaine in a McDonald's parking lot.
Anne Arundel County police say the three were in the parking lot of the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Two people were arrested Monday evening and accused of shooting a South Shore dollar store employee after he asked them not to hold open the shop door in the cold, county prosecutors said.
Joseph Butler, 23, of the 1800 block of West Marquette Road,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"The right ring finger. ... No, THE LEFT RING FINGER!"
It's minutes before sunrise at Westchester's Kerlan-Jobe sports medicine clinic and Johnny Knoxville has very nearly, accidentally, authorized orthopedic surgery on the wrong hand. His uninjured...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Thursday commuted the prison terms of eight people sentenced to life in prison or other long sentences for drug crimes.
The commutations are part of the administration’s campaign to roll back inequities in...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last week President Barack Obama issued a challenge to Congress to take care of some urgent unfinished business. The president used his executive powers to commute the sentences of eight people sentenced to long prison terms imposed under mandatory...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Do crime-free zones around schools and other places where children gather actually protect children?
The question will be aired in the next session of the General Assembly because of two proposals, one that seeks to reduce the size of drug-free zones...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Our ridiculous, mandatory sentencing in drug matters not only destroys lives, it costs the taxpayers a fortune ("A misguided drug policy," Dec. 23). And it's not just the racial discrimination rampant in crack and powder cocaine offenses that needs to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford could very well be the smartest stupid politician in the world.
On Wednesday, the wisecracking, crack-smoking leader of Canada’s largest city took his rogue show before its City Council. Having finally admitted —...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made a jaw-dropping, lewd comment today, offered a fresh apology, and now we find out he has a new TV show coming.
The whirlwind of drama around Toronto's mayor has hardly abated since his Nov. 5 admission of having smoked crack...
| Nov 15, 2013
When she first met her father, the music icon Ray Charles, at age 12, Sheila Raye embraced him with a tearful hug and spilled everything: She'd just been accepted to Juilliard, where she would train to become the next Janis Joplin, and wanted dad's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said that a man fatally shot by an officer during a traffic stop Wednesday night was "determined not to cooperate" and tried to flee because he had crack cocaine in the vehicle.
The officer, who has not...