By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A Prince George's County Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Monday in the double murder trial of Jason Thomas Scott, who is accused of killing a Largo woman and her daughter.
No criminal charges will be filed against a Laurel Police officer who was videotaped striking a handcuffed man in the face as the man was arrested this summer, Laurel officials said Tuesday.
A District Heights police officer who shot a handcuffed man in the back as he fled from the officer's custody was indicted Thursday on attempted murder in connection with the shooting, Prince George's County prosecutors said.
The streets of College Park were awash in celebratory chaos on March 3, 2010 the night the University of Maryland men's basketball team triumphed over rival Duke when police began arresting students they accused of attacking officers and inciting mayhem.
Charges against the initial suspect in a baseball bat attack against an elderly man were dropped this week and another man arrested after new evidence surfaced in the Colmar Manor beating.
A suspected serial killer who was set to face first-degree murder charges this week in the slaying of a Largo woman and her daughter will undergo a mental competency exam to determine whether he is fit to stand trial, according to Prince George's County court records.
A Crofton man accused of referring to himself as "a joker" and threatening to shoot up his workplace has been released from a psychiatric facility to his parents.
A videotape that surfaced this week of a man being struck in the face by a Laurel police officer while handcuffed has spawned a $3 million lawsuit and an investigation by the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office.
A Crofton man referring to himself as “a joker” and armed with 25 guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition was taken into police custody after threatening to go on a shooting spree at his former workplace, police said Friday.
A 12-year-old boy is being charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-year-old family member, Prince George's County police said Thursday.
A Bowie State University student accused of fatally stabbing her college roommate in the neck was released on bond last week pending trial, a move the young woman's attorney said signals support of her claim that the killing was in self-defense.
The University of Maryland student accused of threatening to go on a shooting rampage at the College Park campus, was deemed competent to stand trial Tuesday in Prince George's County's Mental Health Court.
A police-involved shooting that spawned an internal investigation after video evidence contradicted a version of events given by the officer might have been accidental, Prince George's County police said.
The judge had previously ruled that only testimony about one home invasion — in which two men broke into a home and stole the gun of the police officer who lived there — was admissible in the case, said John Erzen, spokesman for county prosecutors.
The three other robberies occurred in the Capitol Heights neighborhood where Ross was killed, said John Erzen, spokesman for the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office.