| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Corrections officer Katera Stevenson, 25, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a racketeering charge, admitting her part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang network that smuggled drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore jail.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:53 PM
A corrections officer pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to smuggling drugs into the Baltimore City Detention Center for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Adrena Rice, 25, could be sentenced to a maximum of 20 years for "frequently"...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A woman who supplied Black Guerrilla Family gang members with drugs to sell at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty Wednesday to a conspiracy charge in federal court.
Tyesha Mayo, 30, obtained marijuana and prescription pills and handed them off to...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A third corrections officer pleaded not guilty Friday to allegations that she was part of a Black Guerrilla Family gang smuggling operation at the Baltimore jail.
Kimberly Dennis, 26, entered her plea in a brief hearing in federal court in Baltimore....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The robbery would be simple, the five men were told: The crew would burst into a Baltimore hotel room and grab $400,000 worth of cocaine stashed there by an out-of-town supplier. They should bring guns, just in case.
But as the men headed to the hotel,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Barbara Poindexter saw the death of her son coming.
She likens it to watching her mother's health deteriorate. In her son's case, death followed a slow and agonizing descent into gangs and criminal activity.
"When my mother came to the end, I was...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday.
A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Fresh off a tour of the corruption-plagued Baltimore City Detention Center, some lawmakers appear eager to hand the state corrections department a half-billion-dollar get out of jail free card, so to speak. Shocked by the antiquated structure, which dates...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Convicted killer Todd Ashker and three other inmates — representing the Mexican Mafia, Nuestra Familia and the Black Guerrilla Family — called for a mass hunger strike July 8, largely to protest indefinite incarceration in solitary...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:57 PM
As area police continue the manhunt for the twice-charged murder suspect they have dubbed "public enemy No. 1," Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts personally hit the streets over the weekend.
Batts said that he and his executive protection...