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  • Jail corruption a huge embarrassment [Letter]

    Even though it has retained the name "Baltimore City Detention Center," Baltimore's jail has been transformed from a mens' incarceration facility into a downtown social club ("New charges widen jail corruption case," Nov. 22). How did this occur? I...
  • A widening ring of corruption [Editorial]

    A widening ring of corruption  [Editorial]
    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....
  • Batts' method questioned in personal 'investigative stop'

    Batts' method questioned in personal 'investigative stop'
    At a recent news conference, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts pledged that his department would responsibly use the controversial tactic known until recently as "stop and frisk." As an example to the public and his officers, he described...
  • Two from Harford charged with helping run BGF gang in jails

    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...
  • THE SENATOR REOPENS AND MORE

    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...
  • Baltimore police seek details on alleged BGF member still at large

    Baltimore police seek details on alleged BGF member still at large
    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...
  • Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes

    Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes
    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...
  • Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects

    Baltimore BGF jail smuggling case hits 19 more suspects
    Federal authorities have charged 14 more corrections officers with corruption at the Baltimore jail, adding new breadth to allegations that the Black Guerrilla Family essentially took over the downtown detention center. The officers were among 19...
  • Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope

    Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope
    Blocks away from the Baltimore City Detention Center and well after midnight, a man in a blue "No. 11" sports jersey clutched a package and made his way toward the jail. As he approached the heavily fortified compound, a rope emerged from a top-floor...
  • 17 charged in West Baltimore drug case

    17 charged in West Baltimore drug case
    Authorities charged 17 alleged members of a West Baltimore cocaine and heroin ring that used distinctive yellow and green packaging for its product, the State's Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Three men were charged in federal court and had their...
  • Three guilty in long-running Baltimore murder conspiracy

    Three guilty in long-running Baltimore murder conspiracy
    Three men were convicted Friday in a yearlong string of violence that saw a man killed and five wounded after East Baltimore drug dealer Robert Moore promised the extinction of his foes as vengeance for the death of a relative. Moore, 45, was...