The top prosecutors of two Maryland counties have announced they will review fatal shootings by police in each other’s jurisdictions. The swap is designed to curb growing concerns that prosecutors are too close to officers in their own counties to handle such cases.
The Maryland General Assembly could help efforts to fight public corruption by passing a measure to allow state prosecutors to grant immunity to witnesses so their testimony could not be used against them, the state prosecutor wrote in a report released Wednesday.
The mayor’s plans are already drawing stiff criticism for city residents living in neighborhoods plagued with violence.
More than a dozen convicted killers are released from prison on a technicality, and dozens more could follow.
Prosecutors in Baltimore have not decided whether to retry a Mexican man for a fourth time on murder charges for the near-beheadings of three young relatives.
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold prepares to learn his punishment on charges of misconduct in office. He’ll face the judge Thursday.
Prosecutors are asking that the wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson to pay a $15,000 fine in full before she reports to prison next month.
A Baltimore County judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Parkville man prosecutors say threatened Gov. Martin O’Malley in an e-mail.