| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Merle Unger will get a new trial for his 1976 felony murder conviction in the shooting death of a Hagerstown police officer, but only after agreeing to a number of conditions, including giving up his right to a jury trial.
Talbot County Circuit Judge...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A teenager has been charged as an adult in the 2012 traffic death of Washington County Emergency Medical Services Director Brigitte Heller, police in Easton, Md., said Friday.
Jeffrey Daryl Neuman Jr., who was 17 at the time of the June 14, 2012,...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland said Friday it has entered into a consent order with federal and state regulators.
That order from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Commissioner of Financial Regulation of Maryland requires the bank to...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Broadneck's Ellen McNulty had seven goals and an assist and Aislinn Probst scored four goals and added two assists to lead the No. 12 Bruins (17-3) to a 15-5 win over No. 15 Catonsville (16-3) in the Class 4A-3A state semifinals at Franklin on Saturday...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic.
Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Richard F. Ober, a retired lawyer and insurance company executive who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died April 13 from vascular disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Richard...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's recently released 2012 State of the Bay Report tells us the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved 14 percent since 2008. But that doesn't tell the whole story.
Throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, we hear...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Statements Merle Unger made to police almost four decades ago about the killing of Hagerstown Police Officer Donald Kline can be used in a new trial set for June, although the state will not be allowed to introduce evidence of two escapes he made after...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:22 PM
A man serving a life sentence for the 1979 murder of a Garrett County Sheriff’s deputy was in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday, seeking a new trial based on a higher court decision in the case of a man convicted of murdering a Hagerstown...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A Montgomery County police officer shot himself to death after leading a state trooper on a high-speed chase on the Eastern Shore early Monday, state police said.
Jed R. Bylsma, 30, of Gettysburg, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The veil was lifted Thursday on decades of confidential sexual-abuse allegations in the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America with the court-ordered release of more than 1,200 of the organization's "perversion files."
The files offer the public an...