| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:54 AM
Here's what you need to know to start your day.
As upstate New York continues to be battered by record snow --- two more feet are expected today --- Maryland will shrug off the bitter temperatures that have gripped the state for the last...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Black Guerrilla Family gang leader who prosecutors say essentially took over Baltimore's jail while an inmate there will be the government's star witness against the eight remaining defendants, attorneys said as the trial opened Wednesday.
| Nov 22, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Prosecutors announced new indictments Monday of Baltimore jail staff, the same day a top corrections official testified in the federal corruption trial of eight inmates and corrections officers about the difficulty containing misconduct in the system....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The former leader of the Black Guerrilla Family at the Baltimore Detention Center spoke publicly for the first time Monday from the witness stand, describing his unlikely rise to power and the gang's inner workings.
Tavon White, 37, has pleaded guilty...
| Oct 26, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., long in the business of selling discount goods to low-income customers, is offering a new service — checking accounts targeted at those who don't use traditional bank accounts.
The service, called GoBank, is being rolled out...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Confronted with the muzzle of a gang member's gun in East Baltimore, 12-year-old Sean Johnson thrust his hands in the air and called out for his mother.
"Shut up, bitch," the shooter told him. The gunfire that followed, unleashed by the gunman and his...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
A lawyer for a corrections officer accused in the Black Guerrilla Family jail plot wants to take federal jurors on a walking tour of the Baltimore City Detention Center so they can see for themselves the conditions officers worked in.
A trip would allow...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:54 AM
A Baltimore judge this week ruled to allow city prosecutors to withhold identifying witness information from defendants in the sweeping case against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Judge Sylvester B. Cox on Tuesday granted a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Brandon Finney worked at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for only a few months, but he had quickly earned a reputation as hardworking and motivated.
His hospital colleagues came Tuesday — some in pink scrubs— along with other mourners to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:27 PM
A Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician was waiting for a bus home after work Sunday night when he was "used as a human shield" and killed during a gang shooting, Baltimore police said.
Police said Tuesday that they have arrested two members of the...