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  • Jamelle Bouie: Police rarely held accountable

    The first Ferguson protests had two slogans: "Hands up, don't shoot" — referring to Michael Brown's final actions before he was killed — and "Justice for Michael Brown." And when you asked protesters what they meant by "justice," they replied with a plea for accountability. In their minds, justice could only come with an indictment of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot him. No, he probaby wouldn't go to prison. But if nothing else, an indictment would show that Brown's life mattered. That the lives of people like Brown matter. And that their communities deserve answers and explanations for police violence.
  • Man enters plea for conspiracy to distribute narcotics

    Man enters plea for conspiracy to distribute narcotics
    A Westminster man who conspired to provide oxycodone to a drug distributor entered a plea Wednesday that will allow him to participate in the county Drug Treatment Court program in lieu of more jail time. Alan Hinkle, 54, of the 1100 block of Old...

    Woman enters plea to conspiracy to commit assault

    Woman enters plea to conspiracy to commit assault
    A Pennsylvania woman entered a plea agreement for conspiracy to commit assault for beating a man in the head with a rock at a party in May. Krystle Lee Wade, 18, of York, pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the state's version of the facts....

    Legal Matters: Circuit Court to implement revised fee schedule

    It will cost more to file motions in Circuit Court cases starting Dec. 1, but the good news is that the current fee that applies to opening many cases will remain at $80 plus a $55 surcharge for Maryland Legal Services Corp. The MLSC gives grants to...

    Man sentenced to 7 years for heroin distribution

    A second person implicated in the heroin death of a Frederick County man in 2013 was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to serve seven years in prison. Jacob Alexander Powell, 21, of Thurmont, entered a plea agreement in the U.S. District Court in...