Archive for 'Justice'

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

The bill required all Maryland colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative consent standard.

Revoking Parental Rights In Cases of Sexual Assault

Revoking Parental Rights In Cases of Sexual Assault

Maryland lawmakers are now considering whether someone who has either been convicted or suspected of sexual assault or rape should be denied access to a child resulting from the alleged offense.

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

The Maryland Comptroller's Office is on the hunt for tax fraud.

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.

SAYING FAREWELL:  Remembering Fallen Prince George’s Officer Jacai Colson

SAYING FAREWELL: Remembering Fallen Prince George’s Officer Jacai Colson

Family and friends are remembering fallen Officer Jacai Colson of Prince George's County after he died in a friendly fire.

OPIOID ABUSE: House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Discuss Combatting Heroin Epidemic

Baltimore City’s health commissioner joins a panel updating the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the growing problem of abuse of illegal opioids, like heroin, as well as controlled substances, like oxycodone.

Harford County Releases 911 Calls, Reveals Killer’s Possible Motive

Harford County Releases 911 Calls, Reveals Killer’s Possible Motive

Harford County has released the 911 calls from the day that Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon were killed.

Federal Sweep Nets 8,000 Arrests in Baltimore, Washington, 10 Other Cities

Federal Sweep Nets 8,000 Arrests in Baltimore, Washington, 10 Other Cities

Justice Department Announces Six-Week, 12 city Crime Fighting Initiative Results

Justice Reinvestment Bill Expected to Return to Senate Wednesday

Justice Reinvestment Bill Expected to Return to Senate Wednesday

Concerns over amendments that would limit the scope and effect of the legislation delayed a vote on the bill earlier this week.

Domestic Violence Murder Rate High in Prince George’s County, Despite Relatively Few Reports of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Murder Rate High in Prince George’s County, Despite Relatively Few Reports of Domestic Violence

Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks testified in Annapolis on Tuesday supporting a bill that would expand the definition of domestic abuse and harassment, following a rash of domestic violence murders in the county this year.