| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
A juror who...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:38 PM
In the large, rarely used ceremonial courtroom of Baltimore's federal court on Wednesday, a few defendants and their lawyers challenged prosecutors who say they helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang take over the city jail.
Many of the cases against...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Two more Baltimore City Detention Center correctional officers pleaded guilty and another inmate has been sentenced in connection with last year's jail racketeering conspiracy, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Former jail employees Aisha Fraction, 26,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified.
While relatives of...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:48 PM
The alleged "secretary" of the Black Guerrilla family gang —one of dozens of alleged members charged in a high-profile case — pleaded guilty this week to a sentence that allowed him to return home that night.
Warren Commodore, 26, was among...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Six more corrections officers who helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang operate a drug-smuggling and racketeering enterprise from inside the Baltimore City Detention Center have pleaded guilty or received sentencing in the past two weeks, continuing a...
| Aug 6, 2013
A few hundred inmates are continuing to take part in a hunger strike in California prisons. Some prisoners claim this strike is about living conditions in the Security Housing Units, commonly called SHUs, which house some of the most dangerous inmates...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Federal prosecutors are moving to seize a boat and exotic cars worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in a heroin case with targets that include a man convicted in the case that put the Black Guerrilla Family gang on the Baltimore map.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:48 PM
The second-in-command in the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty Thursday to his part in a drug smuggling operation, just hours after a corrections officer with whom he was sexually involved also admitted her role in court....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Two corrections officers at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty this week to their part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang smuggling scheme, as remaining defendants in the case filed motions seeking to have evidence against them thrown out.