| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A string of acquittals for a man accused of raping several Baltimore women has renewed a debate over whether the law should be changed to help prosecutors secure sex offense convictions.
Nelson Bernard Clifford, 35, has been cleared in four trials in...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:53 AM
A man charged in five sexual assault cases since 2010 based on DNA evidence was acquitted a fourth time Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court, as prosecutors vowed to continue to try to convict him.
The acquittal is the latest move in a cat-and-mouse...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Paula Klingerman fell in love with Africa during her first safari, so when her travel agent organized another one, she jumped at the chance — on the condition that the agent find her a tent mate prior to the trip.
"I didn't want to have another...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Randy Edsall spent 12 seasons as the architect of UConn's program as it entered the highest level of college football.
On Saturday night, Edsall returns to Rentschler Field as the coach of Maryland and UConn fans will have an opportunity to offer...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
"Grimm." Witches, evil queens, fairytale favorites, Cheshire cats and Ichabod Crane -- it's a good year to be a fantasy fan with a flat-screen. This week NBC's terrific and trendsetting "Grimm" returns with its tantalizing mix of fantastic folklore and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Hoping to tamp down crime in a particularly troubled section of West Baltimore, city police and prosecutors have announced the indictment on drug conspiracy charges of nine people who they say have been terrorizing the neighborhood.
Though the charges do...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It was Tim Burton's 2010 version of "Alice in Wonderland" that made the famously blue-frocked daydreamer a steampunk princess.
Lewis Carroll's heroine was certainly adventuresome and tart-tongued, but Burton's film turned her action hero. This Alice...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A 55-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter after his 16-month-old granddaughter was found dead in a hot truck in mid-July, police said.
The charges filed in Baltimore against Anthony Jerome Towles...