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Jul 11, 2012

Defense in double-murder case fights use of cellphone location evidence

A man charged with killing his estranged wife and beating her 11-year-old son to death with a baseball bat wants a judge to bar prosecutors from using his cellphone records as evidence. Curtis Lopez, 46, is awaiting trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court for the deaths of Jane McQuain and her son, William, whose bodies […]

Jan 26, 2012

‘It’s not fair!’

My five-year-old son and I are very much alike. We are both oldest children in (relatively) large families. We have the same name. We share the same interests (Go O’s!). We also look alike and have similar personalities. All of this means that it is sometimes extremely difficult for me to be his father. As […]

Jan 10, 2012

Bel Air teen charged in father’s shooting death

BEL AIR — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with fatally shooting his father at their Bel Air home and dumping the body in a pond behind a relative’s home in Aberdeen. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the home on Monday night for a domestic disturbance. They found blood and […]

Sep 26, 2011

With post-trial win, Jolivet II could sue for wrongful termination

Minority contracting advocate Arnold M. Jolivet’s son will consider a wrongful termination suit against the state now that an Anne Arundel County judge has reversed his conviction for theft of state funds. Arnold M. Jolivet II was convicted in April for allegedly charging more than $4,000 in rental car bills to his state-issued credit card […]

May 19, 2011

Official steps down for Preakness with son in mix

When Norman Asbjornson steps into the starting gate for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, Phil Grove will step out of the stewards’ stand. Grove, one of the officials who supervises the races at Pimlico, will stand down as his son Chris sends out Norman Asbjornson in the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. To avoid any possible […]

May 1, 2011

Jolivet’s son convicted of theft, plans appeal

(UPDATE: Later in 2011, an Anne Arundel County judge reversed this conviction. Click here to read that story.) The son of Maryland Minority Contractors Association President Arnold M. Jolivet has been convicted of theft for charging more than $4,000 in car rental bills over several months to his state-issued credit card. Arnold M. Jolivet II, […]

Nov 30, 2010

Maryland man pleads guilty to throwing son off bridge

A man who killed his 3-year-old son by throwing the boy off a bridge in Baltimore will receive a maximum sentence of 50 years in prison under a revised plea bargain. Stephen T. Nelson, 40, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Baltimore City Circuit Court to second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. On Monday, a […]

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