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Attorney General Sessions Orders Tougher Penalties for Drug Crimes

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered federal prosecutors to toughen penalties against known drug abusers and criminals, bringing an end to policies the Obama administration had implemented to remove Read More

Langley Park Sees Large Numbers of Pedestrian Deaths

Local officials in Langley Park, Maryland, are concerned about the increasing numbers of pedestrian accidents and deaths in the community. Over the past eight years, 138 pedestrians have been struck Read More

26 Children Aboard Bus That Overturned in Accident on I-95

A recent accident on Interstate 95 in Hartford County caused a charter bus to overturn. There were 30 people on board at the time, including 26 children, two teachers, a Read More

Former Bishop Must Serve Full Sentence for DUI Manslaughter

Former Episcopal bishop Heather Cook, who is serving a seven-year sentence after killing a bicyclist in a drunk driving accident in December 2014, was denied parole in a recent hearing. Read More

Maryland Court of Appeals Rules Even People Not Driving Can Have License Suspended after Refusing Breathalyzer

A recent ruling from the Maryland Court of Appeals states that drivers who refuse a blood alcohol content (BAC) test can still have their license suspended, even if they are Read More

What Constitutes Reckless Driving in Maryland?

Reckless driving occurs when someone drives in a way that endangers the lives of others. There are numerous different factors that may impact a reckless driving charge, including the weather Read More

What are the Elements of a Criminal Threat?

If someone has accused you of threatening to kill or harm another person, you may be charged with making criminal threats. The threat must be communicated in some way, but Read More

Driving Behaviors That Can Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Vehicular manslaughter, unlike homicide, is not a crime of intent. Rather, it involves a driver unintentionally causing an accident that results in the death of another person. There are a variety Read More

Proposed Legislation Involves Tougher Penalties for People Causing Injuries in Drunk Driving Crashes

Washington County State Delegate Brett Wilson recently proposed new legislation that would stiffen the penalties for people who cause serious injuries due to driving while under the influence of alcohol Read More

Maryland State Police Step Up Patrol Efforts St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Maryland State Police knew St. Patrick’s Day weekend would be a prime time for alcohol consumption and drunk driving — and decided to ramp up enforcement efforts over the weekend. Read More

Anne Arundel Police Arrest Driver Who Reportedly Caused Fatal Accident

Anne Arundel County Police recently arrested the driver of a vehicle that allegedly struck and killed a motorcyclist before fleeing the scene. According to police, the accident occurred Friday, March 17 Read More

Maryland State Police Look for Driver Who Fled Scene of Accident Involving Trooper

Maryland State Police have been investigating a two-vehicle accident that involved one of the agency’s troopers. The accident reportedly occurred Thursday, March 16 in Hagerstown at around 8 a.m. According to Read More

2 People Charged in Frostburg Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accident

Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office recently responded to a pedestrian hit-and-run accident in Frostburg, Maryland. According to police, the accident occurred on Piney Mountain Road, while a father Read More

Driver Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving Alcohol

Montgomery County Police recently arrested a woman who allegedly caused a car accident that killed a Washington man, and then fled the scene. Per reports, officers responded to the initial accident Read More

2 People Killed in I-270 Crash in Frederick

Two people have died from injuries they suffered in car accident on Interstate 270 in Frederick Wednesday, March 1. The crash occurred on the northbound section of the interstate, close Read More

How the Separation Date Could Matter in Your Divorce

While you are likely most concerned about when your divorce decree becomes official, the date you and your spouse separated could also be a major factor in the dissolution of Read More

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