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  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    Here's what you need to know to start your day.     WEATHER 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...
  • BGF leader at city jail to testify for government at corruption trial

    BGF leader at city jail to testify for government at corruption trial
    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. Assistant...
  • PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    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. And I...
  • More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption

    More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption
    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....
  • BGF gang leader Tavon White testifies at jail corruption trial

    BGF gang leader Tavon White testifies at jail corruption trial
    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...
  • Wal-Mart offers checking account aimed at the 'unbanked'

    Wal-Mart offers checking account aimed at the 'unbanked'
    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...
  • Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison

    Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison
    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...
  • Defense: Jury in BGF case should be taken on tour of Baltimore jail

    Defense: Jury in BGF case should be taken on tour of Baltimore jail
    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...
  • Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case

    Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case
    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...
  • Shock Trauma worker remembered by family, colleagues at funeral service

    Shock Trauma worker remembered by family, colleagues at funeral service
    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...
  • Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say

    Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say
    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...