| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Terrance Gough bought a king-size mattress, unpacked his clothes and arranged the bedroom in his uncle's Southwest Baltimore home just the way he liked it.
The 26-year-old never got a chance to sleep in the bed, however: he was gunned down the next...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:01 PM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer chased down a 17-year-old Randallstown High School student and killed him during an altercation Wednesday night, police said, after a group of youths threw a rock at the front door of the officer's home.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Prosecutors alleged Friday that the 28-year-old man charged with murdering Phylicia Barnes asphyxiated the teenager in her sister's Northwest Baltimore apartment, and then moved her body using a 35-gallon plastic tub.
Michael Maurice Johnson, the ex-...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:15 AM
There are many lessons parents could learn from the ghastly death of Phylicia Barnes ("Johnson guilty in Barnes case," Feb. 7). Though the media and the justice system were taken to task by the victim's family when she disappeared, the beautiful young...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:21 PM
In a pivotal day of testimony in the Phylicia Barnes murder trial, a 36-year-old petty criminal the defense has dismissed as a "jailhouse snitch" took the stand as one of the prosecution's key witnesses.
James McCray, currently locked up in Charles...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 9:34 PM
A woman's decomposing body was found wedged inside her boyfriend's chimney after she tried to sneak into his Bakersfield house, authorities said Tuesday. The body of Jacquelyn Kotarac, 49, a doctor who had an "on-again, off-again" relationship with the...
| Jul 29, 2010
Day laborers protested the death of a detainee. He died in federal custody. The workers gathered outside the offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE. The workers want to know what happened behind the barbed wire. They say ICE...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 6:10 PM
CHICAGO -- There's a game rising in popularity every parent should be aware of.
It's called the " choking game," and it's claimed the lives of two teenage girls.
One of the victims, Rebekah Toia, was a bright, attractive, 15-year-old Northwest Side girl...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 8:37 AM
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment suspends the license of a Wichita day care home where a child was found dead.
According to a report from the KDHE, the permit for Amy's Lil Angels day care home in the 3800 block of east Orme was...
| Apr 6, 2012
The sarcastic old quip — "It couldn't have happened to a nicer guy" — seems to fit this week's sob story about KidsPeace.
KidsPeace, a so-called treatment network for troubled youths, once had 10,000 children under its control, often placed...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A Taylor University student found dead inside of his dorm room last week died from autoerotic asphyxiation, according to the Grant County coroner.
Josh Larkin, 21, was found inside Morris Hall on the Upland, Ind., campus April 4.
Medical experts say...