| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Senate Republicans on Tuesday echoed Democratic Attorney General Doug Gansler's call for an independent investigator into alleged corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
The Republicans expanded their request beyond an outside probe into...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Part of the reason the Baltimore City Detention Center corruption scandal has gotten so much attention is the salaciousness of the allegations. The inmate charged as the kingpin of the corruption ring is accused of impregnating no fewer than four...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Maryland corrections officials faced questions from state lawmakers Thursday over whether they are acting swiftly enough to investigate potential corruption among employees.
A legislative panel on prison corruption met for the first time in the...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Heading into the first official weekend of summer, Baltimore police officials were pleased with how crime was trending, and, it seemed, so were residents. Total crime was down and though killings continued at one of the highest rates in the nation,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
In the shadow of the McCulloh Homes, Shirley Bush watched as a crowd of worshipers poured out of cars and buses and gathered in front of Sharp St. Memorial United Methodist Church to pray in defiance of the week's violence, and remembered her own son...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Vivian Matthews, one of 13 corrections officers accused of working with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to smuggle drugs and contraband into the Baltimore jail, pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering and drug charges Friday.
Matthews, who is on...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:18 PM
As a federal judge handed down a sentence that will virtually ensure Perry Roark spends the rest of his life behind bars, the founder of Maryland's largest home-grown prison gang renounced his association with the group.
Roark, a hulking man known as...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume.
As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The self-professed leader of the Maryland-based prison gang Dead Man Inc. was sentenced to life in prison Monday after threatening to withdraw his guilty plea, according to federal prosecutors.
The plea agreement will spare James Sweeney, 35, a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused in a retaliatory gang shooting outside Towson Town Center at the height of the holiday shopping season in 2011.
Tyrone Chester Brown Jr. allegedly shot 19-year-old Rodney Pridget, as part of his initiation...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:20 PM
After Black Guerrilla Family leader Naim King was killed on Halloween 2007, prosecutors say, fellow gang member David Hunter swore to avenge his death.
He waited more than three years, prosecutors say. Finally, they say, in June 2011, he found Henry D....