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The Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled that owners of pit bulls are liable for damages caused by attacks by the breed.
Police & Fire
Michael Johnson, the ex-boyfriend of Phylicia Barnes' half-sister, is being held on a charge of first-degree murder a year after Barnes's body was found.
Government, Police & Fire
What do you think of the ruling?
Michael Johnson was arrested Wednesday night.
Police & Fire, Local Connections
From Maryland to West Africa, a local firefighter helps train Liberian fire crews and, while he's at it, he and his brother help build a school.
Police & Fire, Schools
Demonstrations this week focused on drinking and driving on prom night.
Government, Police & Fire, Local Connections
County officials and victims of crimes gathered in the rain Monday at a garden dedication ceremony to remember those killed, celebrate survivors.
A 23-year-old woman died in Howard County after police say she may have fallen asleep at the wheel.
The body discovered Wednesday on Claire Drive has been confirmed as the Elkridge woman missing for 21 years, said the Howard County Police Department.
Since the program began, 455 drivers have received two or more citations.
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