WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, made several damning allegations during his highly-anticipated public hearing Wednesday before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. “I am ashamed of my weakness and misplaced loyalty — of the things…
A federal judge Thursday ordered a Maryland Coast Guard lieutenant held without bail as prosecutors gather more evidence of what they said was a terrorist plot to murder prominent Democratic politicians and media figures.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — After police used a new technique to arrest a man suspected of being the Golden State Killer, a Maryland legislator proposed a law that would prohibit use of a familial DNA database for the purpose of crime-solving.…
WASHINGTON — Former felons could have more success securing employment under bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would bar federal employers from asking requests for applicants’ criminal histories before conditional job offers. Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, and Doug Collins, R-Georgia, joined…
After a comprehensive law overhauled the state’s criminal justice system, Maryland has seen a decline in the state’s prison and jail populations and more streamlined treatment for addicts who are charged with crimes, but advocates want to add to the law to keep inmates from returning behind bars.
In the three months since its implementation, Maryland’s “red flag” gun safety law has prompted more than 300 protective orders across the state, law enforcement officials told state lawmakers Tuesday.
An eight-month investigation into a drug trafficking organization led to 21 arrests and seizure of more than $800,000 worth of products, Anne Arundel County Police announced at a press conference Tuesday.
ABERDEEN, Maryland— Four people are dead, including the suspect, in a mass shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center Thursday morning in Aberdeen. Three others were injured. Police say the gun used in the attack, a 9-mm Glock handgun, was registered to the suspect. Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler told reporters no shots were fired by law enforcement. It’s the third mass shooting in as many years in Harford County.
Dwayne Weaver has owned Keystone pharmacy in West Baltimore for 32 years. He says the aftermath of the destruction that followed the death of Freddie Gray three years ago left his store 95 percent empty. While Weaver and his pharmacy are back in business again serving the community, he says he’s not sure whether the city is safer, despite crime being reported down 33 percent from this time last year.
They’re boarded up and crumbling down. Blocks of abandoned houses in Baltimore are being demolished as part of city and state’s joint Project C.O.R.E.–Creating Opportunities for Renewal and Enterprise. Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh says the buildings being targeted often contribute to the sale and use of drugs and other criminal gang activity. She says that bringing those structures down and rebuilding those neighborhoods and communities will help to push the city forward.