crime

NSA shooting

No Charges Filed In Fatal Shooting At NSA

Ricky Hall, 27, was killed and a passenger was wounded at Fort Meade on March 30th when police opened fire after the pair ignored orders to turn around a stolen SUV.

06/24/2015

People loot a pharmacy along Pennsylvania Ave following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baltimore Police Commissioner: Looted Drugs Fuel Crime Spike

Baltimore’s police commissioner says a flood of drugs on the streets after dozens of pharmacies were looted during riots in April has contributed to a surge in violence.

06/03/2015

sexual misconduct

Source: Hastert Paid To Conceal Claims Of Sexual Abuse

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, says source.

05/29/2015

car dealers

Feds Going After Crooked Car Dealers

A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, says government.

03/26/2015

deportation arrests

15 Immigrants Protected From Deportation Arrested In Crime Sweep

Federal sweep of immigrants with criminal backgrounds finds 15 people who were allowed to stay in the U.S. under President Barack Obama’s executive action.

03/13/2015

fake irs agents

Fake IRS Agents Targeted More Than 366,000 People

Officials say the huge scam has duped about 3,000 people out of more than $15 million.

03/12/2015

Crime scene tape. (Photo: Heather Curtis/NewsRadio 99.1)

How Crime in Maryland Has Changed, and Has Not Changed in Virginia, Over the Last Decade

The national average of crimes per 100,000 people has been steadily dropping for the past decade, but that doesn’t seem to be the case for Maryland.

01/20/2015

Money

Md. Firm to Pay $2M Fine in Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

(Photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Metro Crime Rate Lowest in Five Years

Metro Transit Police announced Monday that serious crime on Metrobus and Metrorail has dropped to a five-year low for the first half of 2014.

09/08/2014

Police departments use "Wanted Wednesday" to publicize cases that have otherwise gone cold. (Prince George's County Police Facebook page)

Police Departments Use Power of Social Media to Help Solve Cases

Police departments are finding out that the Internet really does know all.

07/23/2014

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