Attorney: DC sniper life sentence unconstitutional

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — An attorney for a man convicted of taking part in sniper shootings that left 10 people dead in the Washington area is asking a judge to toss his life sentence because he was conv...

Mayor, feds to announce consent decree for Baltimore police

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nearly two years after the death of a young black man in Baltimore police custody exposed systemic failures within the department that included excessive force, racial discrimination ...

Baltimore, US reach consent decree over policing

BALTIMORE (AP) — A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform its police...

Baltimore hits 301 homicides so far this year

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say the city has surpassed a grim benchmark, reaching 301 homicides so far this year. The 300th and 301st homicides of 2016 were recorded after a sh...

Baltimore hits 300 homicides for the year

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say the city has hit a grim benchmark, reaching 300 homicides so far this year. The 300th homicide of 2016 was recorded Tuesday night. Police say tw...

Voices from artists fearing crackdowns on artist collectives

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As the San Francisco Bay Area's artists grieve the loss of life from a deadly warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people, they are also bracing for a possible city crackdow...

Man accused of stealing top secret material to remain jailed

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused of stealing massive amounts of classified material will not be freed from jail while his case proceeds. Harold M...

Officers on leave after 2 suspects killed at Maryland motel

ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Several Maryland law enforcement officers are on administrative leave after two people sought by Delaware authorities on gun and drug charges were shot to death at a Cecil County mo...

2 killed in police confrontation outside Maryland motel room

ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Officers fatally shot a man and woman on a motel balcony Tuesday when they refused to drop handguns they had raised toward police who were there to serve warrants, Maryland State Po...