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  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?
    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • Kamenetz says county services are ready for Towson growth

    Kamenetz says county services are ready for Towson growth
    Baltimore County is adding additional police officers and improving nighttime lighting as part of a public safety focus for new developments in Towson, including next month's opening of a 15-screen movie theater. With multiple projects sprouting in...
  • Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases

    Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases
    Baltimore police are considering switching to nonlethal tranquilizer darts to control dangerous animals as they face scrutiny for the killing of two animals this month. In a reassessment that began several months ago, police have been considering more...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing

    Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing
    Nearly 15 months after launching what he called the "boldest move in criminal justice in decades," Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory over a prison crisis that had appalled federal judges and stumped governors for two decades. Diverting thousands of...
  • Detaining immigrants shouldn't be the default

    The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
  • GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch

    GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch
    General Motors Co. plans to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra is scheduled to brief employees on the results Thursday. Based...
  • Cardin best choice for attorney general [Letter]

    Cardin best choice for attorney general [Letter]
    As a former assistant attorney general in the Child Protection Unit, an advocate for victims of domestic violence, a mother and a woman, I know what it takes to keep our children and families safe. In particular, I know firsthand that we need to arm our...
  • GM to release findings of recall probe

    GM to release findings of recall probe
    General Motors Co. plans on Thursday to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra hired former U.S. Atty. Anton Valukas to conduct the...
  • Wilson Elementary evacuated after bomb threat

    Police briefly evacuated Wilson Elementary School in Costa Mesa after someone called in a bomb threat just before noon Wednesday. The school notified police, who worked with the Fire Department to escort students and staff off campus. "Luckily it was...
  • GM inquiry into defective ignition switch draws fire

    GM inquiry into defective ignition switch draws fire
    As far back as 2002, General Motors engineers starting calling it the "switch from hell." It would take a dozen years, more than 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths for the automaker to recall the ignition switch, used in millions of small cars. An...
  • Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]

    Frosh for attorney general [Editorial]
    It is a rare pleasure in any election year (and perhaps this one more than most) to have a candidate for state-wide office we can endorse so enthusiastically as we do Brian Frosh in the Democratic primary for attorney general. In his career in the General...