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Ray Rice (Credit: File Photo)
Lisa Blevins July 24, 2014 at 04:30 pm
What's disappointing is that he is allowed to play! No excuse for laying your hands on anotherRead More person. Much less knocking you girlfriend out cold.
Gary Elwards July 24, 2014 at 05:49 pm
All depends on what you believe to be true. I have heard that his wife could barely stand up, wasRead More beating on him, and spit in his face. If all that is true (and none of us knows the whole story), then, yeah, I might overreact too. Especially if I had been drinking also. Does not make me a serial abuser.
MR July 24, 2014 at 06:19 pm
This was not a "mistake" on his part. He made the CHOICE to hit her, rather than removeRead More himself from the situation. So let's stop re-defining the word "mistake".
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the ruling on Ray Rice's suspension. (Credit: File Photo)
You July 24, 2014 at 03:51 pm
Bing bang boom... He knocked his "now wife" out. What a tough guy. Like we have said forRead More months! He is a BULLY and PIG and Two Faced Thug.
New policy follows legal challenge from University of Maryland employee who was denied coverage, according to reports.
Mr Ventor July 24, 2014 at 03:45 pm
Heard that. I was giving the wrong hair. I feel in my heart that I have straight hair but its curly.Read More Need hair transplant to correct my problem so I can live life like i want
Eastsider July 24, 2014 at 04:09 pm
What total BS. This is an elective surgery has zero to do with equal rights. What's next yourRead More boobs/penis to small, so that surgery will be covered as well? Whatever the cost is we will all pay for it.
Gary Elwards July 24, 2014 at 05:54 pm
Why are you all surprised by this?
Cleveland Browns fan urinating on Art Modell's grave in Baltimore County. (Credit: Complex/YouTube)
Honeygo Hal July 24, 2014 at 12:02 pm
As a former Colts' fan I get the anger that Cleveland fans may have. But even a cursory look at theRead More difference between the Modell family and the owning family of the Colts would reveal quite a difference. Art Modell left the name and all the history in Cleveland for the current team to use - in Indy, not so much. The Modell family has embraced the Ravens market and is highly thought of here as a result - in Indy, there are still issues with the family. I hope they throw the book at this guy for such a disgusting act.
Noreen Belzner Chauncey July 24, 2014 at 01:10 pm
I hope your lucky enough to pay the fine and smart enough to see what Art did not only forRead More Cleveland/Baltimore and the NFL. At least you got to keep the name "BROWNS". Your a disgrace to your team so don't ware the color's.
You July 24, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Are we sure he pee'd? He looks like he is struggling just to find his little guy. I am not sure ifRead More he could find it under that 10xl jersey and 350 lbs of fat.
A Laurel girl was repeatedly raped by a convicted sex offender and a 19-year-old who posed as father and son, according to police. File|Patch
Kim Cooke July 24, 2014 at 08:18 am
I read more vitriolic comments about taxes and issues of race than I ever do over rape cases. TheRead More issue here is that you made up in your head a "liberal" judge let out the sex offender? Yeah, that conjecture should be our strongest reaction to this story.
LevelheadedOne July 24, 2014 at 08:40 am
*Kim Cooke- I think that Bill Howard's "liberal" reference was to the judges poor decisionRead More to be loose and easy on the sex offender...not his politics. But more importantly- these slime balls shouldn't be allowed back into society without castration. These are two evil, vile people who planned and plotted against a young woman. This makes me angry, they better not get away with this. Our jails are full, it's expensive to house these criminals for years- so just cut off their genitals and make it impossible for them to do it again. The punishment fits the crime.
Crime Solver July 24, 2014 at 02:57 pm
It is unfortunate what this young girl endured at the hands of these sick men that preyed upon herRead More and I hope she gets the long term therapy and resources she needs to effectively cope with the trauma.
The speed limit on U.S. 1 in College Park has been lowered to 25 mph. File|Patch
Ronald Leizear Jr July 24, 2014 at 01:08 am
Still today pedestrians cross the streets in downtown College Park against the pedestrian stopRead More signals. Question is when are the law enforcement agencies going to start giving J-walking tickets to those that cross the streets not in cross walks or going against the signals?
Five young men in their late teens and early 20s, and one 17-year-old girl, have been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man in Suitland. Credit: PGPD
Joe Isuzu July 23, 2014 at 10:38 pm
When found guilty, apply capital punishment and then send em back home. Perhaps it might deterRead More future crimes.
Terry July 24, 2014 at 11:21 am
Out of curiosity, are the suspects illegal aliens?
After 40 years, Beretta will move its entire gun-manufacturing operation to Tennessee in reaction to Maryland’s increasingly restrictive gun laws. Credit: Beretta USA Facebook page
art doyle July 24, 2014 at 08:08 am
Bryan- critical thinking should not be defined as displaying an ability to perform as expected. ItRead More should be analytical and improvisational. That, however, leads to students challenging their instructors and is time consuming. It also demands instructors with hubris. Thinking is also critical in areas other than math. I cede the point that I am not currently involved in the process yet have extensive experience dealing with the product of the system. I see no current evidence that there is any ability to problem solve in the education system. There is an ability to follow procedure as taught, not critique or improvise. Our foreign educated employees have much better skills in those areas.
art doyle July 24, 2014 at 08:09 am
runymede- if you have not proofread your work prior to posting, you have the option to delete andRead More resubmit.
Chuck Burton July 24, 2014 at 11:26 am
Mike, just think about it What PRIVATE business do we have in Maryland? Under Armour, a fineRead More company. Do they make all their clothing in the US? McCormick - they package and combine spices and flavorings, often imported, and are thinking of moving elsewhere. Johns Hopkins, which researches many things for the government. A handful of bio/chemical companies - that often are bought out by companies domiciled elsewhere when they reach a certain size. Several companies that shuffle money around. Headquarters of several large defense contractors - mostly in Montgomery County, close to the federal money teat. Other than that, what? No large companies that MAKE things. Baltimore ranks as the country's largest branch office town. The state is a nice place to live, but not very exciting - except for the chance of dying violently. I'm a native, by the way.
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.
Organic peaches, nectarines and plums from a California supplier have been recalled for possible contamination. File|Patch
Roger July 23, 2014 at 08:11 am
Support local farms! Buy at farmers markets or visit their farm markets if you can.
Kolo Jezdec July 23, 2014 at 12:55 pm
What Roger said. And there are plenty of places where you can "pick your own," so youRead More know exactly where the produce came from. No reason to buy produce in a super market during the summer.
Bob Higginbotham July 23, 2014 at 07:32 pm
If I recall correctly "organic" means they were fertilized with "natural"Read More compounds. Beside being cheaper, I think I prefer my consumables to be fertilized with nitrates, etc. that are made by artificial means. They are guaranteed to be pure without any chance of contaminants.
Blood donors are urgently needed in Maryland, says the Red Cross. Donations are down 8 percent this summer. File|Patch
chikenlady July 22, 2014 at 02:33 pm
Magruder High School LEO Club is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive on Saturday, August 30th fromRead More 9am-2pm at the Heritage Building at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Free coupons for goodies given after donation while supplies last.
Anne Arundel County Police say these two white men in their 20s posed as federal officers and robbed two teenagers early Saturday before heading to an area 7-Eleven. Credit: Store surveillance footage
Mike July 23, 2014 at 08:57 am
And once again, that's the best surveillance footage they can provide?? In this day and age ofRead More high-def and the highest resolution cameras in history, and this is the best they can do. Sad. My suggestion?....hidden eye-level, high-definition cameras throughout the store, at the register and exit, and third party monitoring. These creeps would have been met by law enforcement in the parking lot or shortly after.
Mr. Wonderful July 23, 2014 at 09:06 am
If this were to happen 7-11 would have to jack up prices by 30%
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