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Senate passes omnibus crime bill; attention shifts to House

The Maryland State House on Monday night, the final day of the 2016 General Assembly session. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Monday night passed omnibus, bipartisan anti-crime legislation that would provide enhanced penalties for gun crimes, broader wiretapping authority in firearms investigations, stiffer punishments for witness intimidation and greater funding for witness-relocation and community-based educational, vocational ...

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Md. Senate preliminarily approves omnibus anti-crime bill

State Sen. Robert "Bobby" Zirkin has called the proposed measure "Grace's Law 2.0." (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Thursday gave preliminary approval to omnibus anti-crime legislation that would provide enhanced penalties for gun crimes, broader wiretapping authority in firearms investigations, stiffer punishments for witness intimidation and greater funding for witness-relocation and community-based educational, ...

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JULIAN DOMINQUE FREEMAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

The State presented evidence that appellant and members of a gang from Dover were involved in an early morning fight on the Ocean City boardwalk. The central issue at trial was whether appellant participated, along with other members of a Dover gang, in assaulting two victims.

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O’Malley notes need for improvements in jail

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Tuesday changes are needed that include a revamped process for hiring corrections officers after 13 female officers were among 25 people indicted in an alleged contraband-smuggling conspiracy at a Baltimore jail. O’Malley called allegations ...

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FBI names new leader for Baltimore field office

WASHINGTON — The FBI on Tuesday named a new leader for its Baltimore office, selecting the agency’s personal representative in Afghanistan. Stephen E. Vogt, who began his FBI career in Cleveland more than 20 years ago, was selected as the ...

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D.C. touts lowest murder rate in nearly 50 years

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital, ravaged more than two decades ago by a violent crack epidemic that drove up murder rates, is on pace to record the fewest number of homicides in nearly a half century, officials said Thursday. The ...

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Montgomery County considers curfew for youths under 18

ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Council is considering a curfew for youths younger than 18 in an effort to reduce gang activity and violence among teens. The Council on Tuesday proposed banning youths from public places after midnight on Friday ...

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