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John Weaver Land, 57, and his wife, Janice Elizabeth Land, 59, both of Rockville, were charged with two counts of second-degree vulnerable adult abuse. Credit: MCPD
Carol Hudak July 23, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Human garbage. Money for drugs . . . throw away the key after they lock their cell . . . their cellRead More with no toilet.
Sam from Laurel July 23, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Is it me or should there be more to this story??? I remember when you could pick up a news paper andRead More actually read news. I guess now if it's over 150 characters it's to much information.
Nancy EMD July 23, 2014 at 03:43 pm
I'm not defending these people by no means but it is so hard dealing with one autistic person andRead More for them to deal with two? In NJ once a person reaches 21 they are aged out of the "system". What happens when autistic children become adults? No programs for parent of autistic adults, no help! Nobody unless you have experienced it yourself understands............ People who are parents of autistic adults needs tons of help, they become desperate because they don't have any options.
Dwight Ridgeway McGinnis Jr., 67, of 6106 Tipping Circle in Raleigh, NC, was charged with vulnerable adult neglect for allegedly leaving his elderly mother alone in a truck at Maryland Live Casino. Credit: Anne Arundel County Police
art doyle July 23, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Chrissy, do spiders cause you to become apoplectic? I imagine they woke her from her 81 degree oven.Read More What are you fretting over? The poor woman had no one to annoy with her racist rants for five hours?
Pam J July 23, 2014 at 02:37 pm
I think people are jumping to conclusions here. He apparently parked in a parking garage. Granted,Read More five hours is too long and he should just be considered a bad son, but he really didn't do anything illegal. Sure she was incoherent when the police first questioned her. She's 98 years old and was asleep when they started questioning her. How many of us make a lot of sense when we first wake up? My 83-year-old is just now complaining about being cold and I have the airconditioning turned up to 78. Older people can deal with heat a little better, apparently. I bet the mother was doing just fine until the "good" citizen decided she wasn't. But it's good that they called her son.
Bill Howard July 23, 2014 at 10:19 pm
Maybe he was trying to let her die so he could collect insurance for his gambling debts. When theseRead More folks are hooked, they will hurt anyone.
Dr. Nikita Levy. (Credit: WBAL/YouTube)
Sara Bloom July 21, 2014 at 11:54 pm
Dr. Hans Roving. Dr. Tom Peeping. Dr. Unpro Feshinal. Dr. Uneth Ikal
Tom Paxton July 22, 2014 at 04:55 pm
The Lawyers are the ones that will get 40% of that settlement. The Hospitals premiums will go up andRead More that cost will be absorbed by everyone who has insurance.. There was no harm to anyone, and I understand no ones face was seen in any of the pictures. So if you are in the middle class and see your health insurance premiums go up once again thank the trial lawyers. Funny how they can get away with it in a country where the laws are written by lawyers.... Kind of like "Hershey's" writing the dietary requirements, really doesn't make sense. .
The Truth July 22, 2014 at 11:39 pm
There's a face you can trust...
Speed appears to have led to a fatal crash in Brandywine Thursday night, where one person was killed and another seriously injured as the driver fled the scene. File|Patch
Linda July 21, 2014 at 08:34 am
That's one hella of a friend to leave someone dying at this accident. When he's found, hope theyRead More throw the book at him.
A Rockville woman was arrested for allegedly leaving her 7-year-old son and his puppy alone in a car at Lakeforest Mall while she shopped. File|Patch
Igor July 23, 2014 at 04:17 pm
Okay you're right. But we aren't in the 70's and 80's now. So we have to deal with today's problemsRead More now. What would you have us do? Just ignore it? The drugs weren't so available then. Today you can walk down any city street and buy what you want. Sorry but I want my kids where I can keep an eye on them. You bring the children into the world then your are the one that should be held accountable for their safety.
Kelly July 23, 2014 at 04:51 pm
Well, for one, we don't criminalize the parent. The energy and expense put in to locking up thisRead More mother could have been better spent locking up the druggie or the pedofile we are trying to protect these children from. Give the mother a warning. Maybe require her to take a parenting class on child safety. Admittedly, if the circumstances were different, like an infant or toddler left in a hot car, I would be singing a different tune. In those cases, I support much, much harsher penalties. That said, at what age do we say it's okay for a parent to leave their child in a car alone? Is it 7 or 12 or 17? We are responsible for their safety until they are 18, right?
Igor July 23, 2014 at 05:11 pm
Some of these kids I would say 30-35. LOL. I agree with everything that you say. I would say a lotRead More depends on the child. One of mine would have been okay at 8 the other 18. I think around 10 would be good. But I would start out slow. Maybe for 10 minutes and progress if they show signs that they could handle it.
Barry Kin Lui pleaded guilty to stabbing Lan Mu Do after she asked him to move out of their house and obtained the deed to his Gaithersburg home. File|Patch
Wm Thomas Capps July 18, 2014 at 02:46 pm
Killed a women and gets 12 years the DA needs fired
Marla S July 19, 2014 at 05:45 pm
The DA asked for 30 yrs. The judge gave him 12 instead and parol after 6. This man will mostRead More likely be walking free in 2017. Thank you http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/circuitcourt/About/Judges/ActiveJudges/Pages/MGeter.aspx
Women on separate flights Thursday were charged after packing stun guns like this in their carry-on bag. Credit: Screenshot from WJZ TV
John McGill July 18, 2014 at 11:56 am
honest mistake? everyone knows to check what is acceptable before getting on a flight. It isRead More posted when you book on the net, through travel agents, even at the airport before security. they just thought they could get away with it.
Skye Anderson July 18, 2014 at 03:43 pm
Way to go BWi TSA! Thanks for doing a boring, frustrating job so well.
Harford County Native July 19, 2014 at 02:52 pm
I guess they got a stunning surprise at the check-in.
Former U.S. Army Reserve building on Malcolm Drive in Westminster (Credit: WBAL/YouTube)
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:08 am
Children r NOT Mexican.They r from several countries and ! city that is the murder capital of theRead More world.The drug cartels would not exist if Americans didn't love illegal drugs. I am involved in 20 animal right organizations. I work a lot and Iam not set-up for children.Some of these orphans were going to Westminster and I had planned to see if I could volunteer an hour or so, as needed. Many r babies in diapers. Because of death threats, I do not believe Westminster is getting any orphans (or Balt). May I ad, I never desired to have children, but I wish no human nor animal had to. I realize this idealistic, but we could be kinder people as my religion dictates.I believe as Christians ,we should walk-the-walk and not just talk.If u feel,u have given ,I am not judging u and others. I merely am requesting, a calm attitude while authorities do their work. Recently, the Pope has requesting Catholics, to produce more children.This greatly upsets me. I am in favor of reducing the world population,except for people who really want children, With 97 % o f pregnancies unplanned (or unwanted),we can work on this problem. These r not children brought here by illegal parents They have no parents.Bad people told their relatives, that for a fee ,they would deliver them to the US ,who will accept them. They were scammed AND THEIR COUTRIES R TRYING to spread the word,there is no open acceptance for them here.
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:09 am
above (had to suffer...)
Katherine Glaser July 23, 2014 at 03:10 am
above (had to suffer...)
Melvin Nathaniel Pate after being shot. (Photo from Office of the State's Attorney.)
Crime Solver July 17, 2014 at 10:40 am
This situation is very sad! While I completely side with the victim and his family that the blink isRead More a strong indicator he identified correct suspect, I find it very difficult to interfere with someone's rights. Fingers crossed that additional evidence in the case can support guilt so that the defendant gets his sentence fairly.
Crime Solver July 17, 2014 at 10:40 am
This situation is very sad! While I completely side with the victim and his family that the blink isRead More a strong indicator he identified correct suspect, I find it very difficult to interfere with someone's rights. Fingers crossed that additional evidence in the case can support guilt so that the defendant gets his sentence fairly.
Prince George's County Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint this Friday evening, July 18. Credit: PGCPD
Tom Furlong July 17, 2014 at 07:14 am
Okay, drunkos...be careful, now that you KNOW the cops will be looking for you in the center of PGRead More County...and either drink a lot and fast and get home early (before 9) or drink slowly, but a LOT, and don't start driving until AFTER 2 AM....and oh, by the way...we'll be staking out all the WAWA's in Harford County, so only rob 7-11's....
U.S. Army Reserve facility in Westminster. (Credit: WBAL screenshot)
Steven Spiegel July 18, 2014 at 05:09 pm
Did you know that if a 60 year old White Man would have gotten jumped right were they wrote that youRead More would have never even heard about it ??? But you let someone call them a beaner and you would hear about it on every news cast . I bet they heard about this all the way in Mexico !!!!!!!!
Bob Loblaw July 20, 2014 at 12:03 pm
Farther then that! This made the news worldwide. Carroll County used to be the laughingstock of theRead More state, then it became the laughingstock of the country when it hired the phony British Lord and held a Flat Earth Conference. Now it's become the laughingstock of the world!
El Capitan July 20, 2014 at 12:56 pm
Nothing is a bigger laughingstock than Boinker Bobbie Douchebag and his menagerie of alties. LMAO
The speed limit on U.S. 1 will be 25 mph effective August 1. File|Patch
Pete Grosso July 15, 2014 at 09:26 am
Most of these issues here fall on drunk college students. It's not always the driver. I've goneRead More through the area, stone sober, on a Friday or Saturday night and almost taken a few out myself. They stand in the middle of the lanes, cross where ever they please, the Cornerstone has them lined up along Rt. 1 and a lot of them fall off the curb into traffic. The local police should do more in the way of handing out J walking citations and maybe a few public drunkeness citations to cut down on the problems there too. Putting a fence up may help, if it's high enough that they can't just jump over it.
Barbara July 15, 2014 at 01:24 pm
We seem to be doing everything but caring about the fact that we have all these drunk kids runningRead More around
Pete Grosso July 15, 2014 at 05:23 pm
They are everywhere, and they pay absolutely no attention to the traffic lights or the traffic forRead More that matter.
Police pin teenage girl near the Inner Harbor on April 19, 2014. (Submitted Photo)
Kim Bruno July 15, 2014 at 01:14 pm
I have taught my kids since they were very young that cops are, for the most part.... bad! I haveRead More always warned them to be careful when near them and never talk to them unless it's a must. Cops are trained liars and manipulators. We are a normal upper middle class family with 2 parents 2 kids 2 dogs and a single family suburban home by the way(before I'm judged).
Kevin Aylward July 17, 2014 at 12:55 am
When will we all learn the basics? You have the right to remain silent. State so AND DO IT! If youRead More are detained, (ask if this is the case. If the answer is no, then ask if you are free to leave. If that answer to this question is no, then you are in fact being detained.), you have the right to an attorney, and to have that attorney present during ANY and ALL questioning. ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY!
Steve D July 21, 2014 at 11:50 am
It's why police have lost the public trust and do not get the benefit of the doubt anymore. AllRead More across the country.
Jimmy Smith (Credit: Baltimore County Police Department)
Peter Eiben July 15, 2014 at 09:38 am
of course he wanted to get the stuff out of her purse before the authorities did, that is all he didRead More , he might have been worried about her yoo
Sheriffchris July 15, 2014 at 09:46 am
This team has always been plagued by criminal behavior. Their team picture now features both frontRead More and side views ! Seriously, what a crappy organization to be in the NFL.
Teresa Linton July 15, 2014 at 07:18 pm
I doubt his salary will drop
erie July 12, 2014 at 09:21 pm
Kinda makes you wonder just how many people have knock off there kids and pets this way.
alan donahue July 13, 2014 at 10:15 am
This just proves that people are actually jealous of Justin Harris and that is why he is beingRead More attacked in the media. It is better jealously. The people of Georgia support you Justin Harris! Do not give up in the face of these lies!
Karen Snodgrass July 14, 2014 at 07:04 am
Wtf
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