Recent stories by Nick Madigan
5:12 PM CDT, July 19, 2011
Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing attack and robbery Saturday on two men at the light rail station on West Patapsco Avenue near Cherry Hill.
4:53 PM CDT, July 19, 2011
For a man who was only 21 years old, Rasheed Abdullah seems to have made a lot of people angry. Police called him a drug dealer and neighbors in Pigtown wanted to throw him out, and in the last three years alone he was arrested at least 16 times.
7:12 PM CDT, July 14, 2011
A 41-year-old friar and former teacher at Baltimore's Archbishop Curley High School was arrested this week in Connecticut and charged with inappropriate conduct with a child, according to police.
10:44 PM CDT, July 14, 2011
Two weeks after Baltimore County police seized electronic gambling machines from a Dundalk bar co-owned by state Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick, authorities filed gambling-related charges against four people.
10:09 PM CDT, July 13, 2011
Federal authorities searched the Manhattan apartment Wednesday of a collector and author charged with stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
7:38 PM CDT, July 13, 2011
Investigators have determined that a three-alarm fire Tuesday in an Owings Mills townhouse complex was sparked by an unattended stove. Damage from the fire, which spread to a dozen other townhouses, was estimated at more than $1 million.
6:22 PM CDT, July 12, 2011
A townhouse complex in Owings Mills erupted in flames Tuesday afternoon, and some 80 firefighters battled the blaze.
12:50 PM CDT, July 12, 2011
Only days after the arrest on sexual-assault charges of a climbing coach at Earth Treks, a second instructor for the company has been charged with performing sex acts with a minor. In both instances, the girls had been learning rock-climbing skills, police in Howard County said.
4:56 PM CDT, July 8, 2011
Milton Tillman Jr. and his namesake son, the men behind Four Aces Bail Bonds in Baltimore, were sentenced Friday on federal charges that they defrauded the government of hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes.
4:58 PM CDT, July 6, 2011
Combative to the end, a 31-year-old murder defendant stood in court at his sentencing Wednesday and accused the judge, prosecutors and detectives of lying, ganging up on him and ignoring evidence that would have set him free.
6:34 PM CDT, July 2, 2011
Until a week ago, 16-year-old Abbey Jankalski had never been on a Jet Ski. Heading out Saturday into North Point Creek on her uncle's Kawasaki, she was still, literally and figuratively, getting her feet wet.
7:21 PM CDT, June 30, 2011
The plebes looked stunned.
2:36 PM CDT, June 28, 2011
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday granted a trial postponement to a man charged with leaving a device that police said appeared to be a bomb — a toilet equipped with electric gadgets — outside an administration building in February.
5:48 PM CDT, June 27, 2011
It takes a really serious issue to prompt little kids to grab placards and protest in public, chanting their discontent.
4:25 PM CDT, June 29, 2011
Roan S. Faulkner, a Pentecostal bishop who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a parishioner after she had come to him for advice on a family matter, was given a suspended 18-month prison sentence Wednesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
7:32 PM CDT, June 23, 2011
A celebrated liturgical scholar has been permanently removed from Catholic ministry in the wake of a "credible allegation" that he had inappropriate sexual contact with a child in Baltimore three decades ago, according to Jesuit officials.
4:28 PM CDT, June 25, 2011
Sitting on a bus in Honduras in 2002, Denis Alvarez Alvarado says he overheard two men in front of him discussing how he was going to die.
8:06 PM CDT, June 14, 2011
A 65-year-old Bowie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing and distributing child pornography, and faces a potential 30 years in prison.
10:41 PM CDT, June 17, 2011
Maryland's highest court overturned the convictions of two men who were found guilty of the murders of three children in a Northwest Baltimore apartment seven years ago, ruling Friday that the trial judge made mistakes that prevented the defendants from receiving a fair trial.
6:54 PM CDT, September 13, 2010
The woman who was with Kenneth N. Harris the night he was killed said in court Monday that she was "terrified" when a man in a white Halloween mask walked up to the car they were sitting in and fired a shot at the former Baltimore city councilman, showering them both with glass.
11:05 PM CDT, April 10, 2011
After several postponements, George Huguely V, accused of killing his former girlfriend Yeardley Love almost a year ago, is to appear Monday before a Virginia judge for a preliminary hearing at which prosecutors are expected to lay out the case against him.
February 7, 2010
With mounds of snow making Baltimore sidewalks impassable Saturday, many pedestrians took to the middle of the streets, following paths carved by plows or trucks. And that drove Don Dziwulski a little nuts.
8:48 PM CDT, August 30, 2010
The trial against three men accused of murdering former Baltimore City Councilman Kenneth N. Harris will go forward with DNA and photographic evidence that defense attorneys tried vigorously to quash, a judge ruled Monday.