| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:11 PM
The mother of a man who authorities named "Public Enemy No. 1" for his alleged role in a string of violent crimes urged a Baltimore County judge to see that her son "does have a heart." But prosecutors called him a danger to society who needs to be locked...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:57 PM
Two former corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center have been sentenced to prison terms for smuggling drugs and other contraband as part of the Black Guerrilla Family racketeering conspiracy at the jail, federal prosecutors announced...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:58 PM
A 21-year-old gang member has been sentenced to life plus 50 years for killing a man on a Baltimore playground. In a separate case, another man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for what prosecutors described as a gang-initiation slaying.
In the first...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 3:49 PM
A former Baltimore corrections officer who had a child with a gang leader inmate was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday.
Katera Stevenson, 24, one of four corrections officers impregnated by Black Guerrilla Family leader Tavon White, had...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:22 PM
When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors.
But his deployment...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:09 PM
Tavon White, described by authorities as a calculating gang leader who essentially took over the Baltimore jail to smuggle drugs in cahoots with corrections officers, drew compliments from a federal judge and prosecutor at his sentencing Monday.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:52 PM
The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week.
But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:46 PM
A Baltimore jury has convicted Darryl Anderson, the first suspect dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" by city police, in a 2013 shooting that left two women dead and another critically injured.
It was part of a string of violence linked to Anderson, 27, an...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:26 PM
A federal jury convicted five people and acquitted three others Thursday in a Baltimore jailhouse corruption case, ending a two-month trial that saw a parade of inmates, disgraced corrections officers and law enforcement officers describe an "upside-...
| 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.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations.
Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...