Distracted driving can be a danger to everyone on the road. In 2017, distracted drivers were involved in over 56,000 crashes in Maryland, according to the state's department of transportation. Many of these crashes caused property damage, severe injuries and deaths.
Legislators in Maryland are taking a renewed interest in hate crimes. The state's House Judiciary Committee is even considering a bill that would redefine what would constitute a hate crime and what kind of penalties someone might face.
According to the Annapolis police, two male suspects from Prince George's County have been arrested on charges of stealing iPhones from the Bay Ridge Road T-Mobile store.
There is a clear link between addiction and actual drug crimes, and the understanding of this link in the courts is growing all the time. It's not hard to argue that a person who gets arrested for illegal drugs may have a better chance of ceasing that criminal activity with rehabilitation and treatment than they would with jail time or fines. After all, it is the addiction that causes them to break the law.
Two Southeast Washington residents are facing murder charges in a shooting that left a Prince George's County man dead. The 31-year-old man was shot Friday, Dec. 28, at approximately 11:35 a.m., police report.