Archive for 'Justice'

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.

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

The Maryland State Police say that while the number of driving deaths--including those caused by distracted driving like texting--is down, the battle continues to eliminate the problem of distracted driving because the price is still much too high.

Gun Rights and Gun Control Activists and Rally in Annapolis

Gun Rights and Gun Control Activists and Rally in Annapolis

Dueling sides in the gun control battle squared off in front of the State House Wednesday.

Despite Significant Support, Bill on Parental Rights After Rape May Stall

Despite Significant Support, Bill on Parental Rights After Rape May Stall

A bill that would terminate rapists' parental rights may be blocked for the seventh time despite a sizable showing of bipartisan support from a majority of lawmakers in both state chambers.

Maryland felons now able to vote

Maryland felons now able to vote

Former felons step up to register to vote as the state’s new voting restoration law takes effect.