| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Female corrections officers at the Baltimore jail were often the ones initiating relationships with gang members, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office - painting a more complicated picture of the sexual dynamic inside the facility.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In one part of her notebook, Taryn Kirkland kept a ledger tracking money sent to Black Guerrilla Family gang boss Steven Loney. But elsewhere she left more intimate scribblings: "I ♥ Stevie" she wrote. And on a later page: "I ♥ Steven."...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Nathan "Bodie" Barksdale, who helped to inspire drug-dealing characters in the TV series "The Wire," pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to heroin conspiracy charges.
The reputed high-ranking Black Guerrilla Family member agreed to a plea deal that...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Amid a bloody start to the New Year following a violent 2013, City Council members asked police leaders at a hearing Tuesday whether they've changed something for the worse.
"Baltimore has come too far to let the violence of years past return," said...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A corrections officer and a gang leader are headed back to the playland where their convoluted romance began ("Couple are sentenced in city jail scandal," Jan. 15). Taryn Kirkland, a corrections officer, had a tryst with Steven Loney, a Black Guerrilla...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:11 AM
The federal indictments handed down last week against 14 more corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center in a massive jail scandal reinforce questions about whether officials have yet done enough to root out corruption at the facility....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Two people from Harford County were among the 19 indicted in connection with an alleged widespread plan to operate the Black Guerrilla Family inside correctional facilities.
Derrick Jones, 41, of Aberdeen, and Michelle Ricks, 43, of Edgewood, were...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Federal authorities have charged 19 more people with racketeering — 14 of them corrections officers — in the Baltimore City Detention Center gang smuggling case.
A new indictment unsealed Thursday alleges that the officers aided Black...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Baltimore police are asking for the public's assistance in finding one of 48 alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang indicted earlier this month.
Gerald Johnson, 31, is alleged to be a leader of the gang who authorized the murders of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...