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Maryland Crime

Ann Anastasi, Teen daughter Arrested In Love Triangle Murder

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime

LOTHIAN, Md. (AP) — A woman recruited her 13-year-old daughter and the girl's boyfriend in a plot to kill her husband and their 25-year-old lover, w...

David Lohr

Police May Be Close To Solving 40-Year-Old Case Of Missing Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

Police say they're closer than ever to solving the mysterious disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, the young sisters who vanished almost 40 yea...

Man Accused Of Armed Robbery At Toys R Us Caught Hiding In Box

Posted 01.26.2015 | Crime

Police in Maryland say a man held up a toy store at gunpoint before attempting to hide from authorities inside a large box. Elbert Darell Crump, 45...

Maryland Governor Commutes Sentences For Remaining Death Row Inmates

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of the last four inmates remaining on death row, effectively e...

David Lohr

Missing Maryland Nurse's Husband 'Worried Sick' (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

The husband of a missing Maryland nurse says he is dumbfounded by her sudden, unexplained disappearance. UPDATE: According to Anne Arundel County P...

Man Made Child Porn In Same House As Mom's Daycare Center: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.14.2014 | Crime

A Gainesville, Virginia, man is suspected of producing child porn at his home -- which is also where his mother ran a licensed daycare center. Just...

David Lohr

After Nearly 40 Years, Second Person Of Interest Named In Missing Sisters Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.19.2015 | Crime

Authorities have named a second person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washington shopping mall...

David Lohr

New Developments In Search For Sisters Missing Since 1975

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Maryland are searching a rural Virginia area for clues in the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two young sisters who vanishe...

Man Stabs 3-Year-Old Daughter, Dies In Police Shootout

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2014 | Crime

By John Clarke Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Maryland man shot and stabbed his 3-year-old daughter to death before dying himself in a gunfight ...

Matt Sledge

Police Department That Plans To Live Tweet A Prostitution Sting Explains Why

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Touting its move as "progressive" and "we believe unprecedented," a Maryland police department is planning to live tweet a prostitution sting. "We won...

Mom Of Missing Girl Fears She Fled N.Y. With Man She Met On Facebook

David Lohr | Posted 04.28.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New York are seeking information about a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since last year. Dalene Mcilwain left her mother's Ni...

David Lohr

Another Sex Offender Eyed In Decades-Old Disappearance Of Lyon Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A convicted child sex offender has emerged as a person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washingt...

New Details In Deadly Mall Shooting

Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Maryland police say they've determined that a man who killed two people at a shopping mall and then shot himself "fre...

David Lohr

Seminary Knew Pastor Was A Rapist, Did Nothing: Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

Ray Scott Teets, a Pennsylvania pastor arrested Thursday for indecent contact with a minor, had a prior conviction in a child sexual abuse case, which...

Woman Accused Of Stabbing Sister Over Shared Car

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.25.2013 | Crime

When Veronica Christina Victoriano got into a fight with her younger sister, she allegedly had more than sharp words. She also had a sharp knife. N...

Man Steals 7.5 Tons Of Seafood

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Danielle E. Gaines | Posted 09.10.2013 | DC

A former Victor Cullen Center employee pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally using state credit cards to buy tons of seafood that were resold to local...

WHOA: Real Life 'Rambo' Catches Gun-Wielding Criminal

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.08.2013 | DC

Rambo is a real-life crime fighting hero. A police dog that goes by the name "Rambo" caught a gunman who fired at police officers in Prince George'...

Hopeful News About Xena, Cat Shot With Arrow

The Capital, Annapolis, Md. | Ben Weathers | Posted 08.20.2013 | DC

A cat shot with an arrow last week in Davidsonville is expected to fully recover. Xena, a 2-year-old Maine Coon mix, has been recovering at the Rude ...

Daughter And Boyfriend Charged With Brutal Murder Of Father

The Baltimore Sun | Ian Duncan and Alison Knezevich | Posted 07.12.2013 | DC

As 2012 drew to a close, a posting on 14-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold's Facebook page warned of the apocalypse. "The world shalt end this year!!!" rea...

The Primary Form Of Currency In Maryland Jail Is...

The Baltimore Sun | Justin Fenton, Ian Duncan and Kevin Rector | Posted 07.06.2013 | DC

In the black market of Maryland's prisons and jails, where the right price can secure cellphones and drugs, transactions unfold through a complex syst...

Massive Dinosaur Heist?

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Brian Englar | Posted 07.04.2013 | DC

No one knows for sure why dinosaurs died out millions of years ago. The disappearance of a herd of dinosaurs in front of an Ijamsville playground equi...

Mother Trades Sex With Teenage Daughter To Pay Off Debt: Prosecutors

Posted 04.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A Maryland mother stands accused of trading sex with her teenage daughter to pay off a $5000 debt. The mother, whose name has not bee...

Criminally Creepy Landlord Thwarted By Cosmopolitan Magazine

Posted 04.17.2013 | DC

A peeping Tom with a law degree and advanced degrees from Harvard and MIT has pleaded guilty to secretly taping his female tenants having sex. His spy...

Bizarre Kidnapping Of Cal Ripken Jr.'s Mother Takes New Turn

The Baltimore Sun | YVONNE WENGER | Posted 06.14.2013 | DC

Detectives in Aberdeen received a tip they hoped would be their big break: A prisoner seeking leniency said he knew the man who abducted the mother of...

Dumpster Diver Sold Unsafe Meat At Discount Food Store

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Danielle E. Gaines | Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

A Monrovia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to selling unsafe meat at his discount food store in Front Royal, Va. Rodney Cole Sparks, 54, received a suspen...