The trial for eight remaining defendants in a vast drug-smuggling operation at a downtown Baltimore jail has opened with jury selection.
Michael Phelps’ trial on a DUI charge has been postponed by a month.
Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell say he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly.
A Virginia man charged with having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without disclosing he was HIV-positive has been released on bond until trial.
Baltimore County Police say a man charged with killing his girlfriend tried to hire another inmate to hurt a possible witness in the case.
A U.S. Marine who vanished from his unit in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon for eight years will face trial on desertion and other charges, the military said Friday.
The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents’ marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed “a mild obsession” with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells’ corruption trial.
The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia’s former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions — but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who’d soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet.
When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple stood together at a hastily called news conference to denounce the charges.