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  • Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'

    Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'
    A suspect on a "one-man crime spree" shot and killed a person Friday after a botched carjacking, authorities said, then took his life after drawing officers into an hours-long standoff at a Baltimore nonprofit. The morning incident, which closed roads...
  • Rawlings-Blake remains confident in police chief Batts

    Rawlings-Blake remains confident in police chief Batts
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday her confidence in Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has not wavered, despite a dramatic spike in homicides to start the year. Baltimore has experienced 16 homicides this year — more than one a day...
  • Community holds vigil for man killed in Southwest Baltimore robbery

    More than 60 people held candles, signed a giant sympathy card and dropped donations in a bucket Thursday for the family of a man killed during a Jan. 9 robbery in Southwest Baltimore. Jose Abreu and his wife were both shot as they visited Abreu's...
  • Former Baltimore police commissioner memorialized

    Former Baltimore police commissioner memorialized
    When Bishop Lee Robinson Jr. was 3 years old, he'd sit on the front steps at night and wait for his father, a police officer, to return home. At that time in the mid-1950s, African-American officers in Baltimore weren't assigned squad cars. Instead,...
  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Tyrone West files show passenger's account of death in police custody

    Tyrone West files show passenger's account of death in police custody
    A key witness in the case of Tyrone West — whose death in police custody has sparked a citywide debate — told investigators that West fought with officers, but that they continued to hit him after he gave up, according to documents released...
  • Council president unhappy with Baltimore police plan

    Council president unhappy with Baltimore police plan
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said Monday night he wished the city had not paid consultants $285,000 for a crime-fighting plan that he described as "something we could've done in-house." Young was part of the city spending panel that...
  • Young mindlessly insults Batts [Letter]

    Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young has to be more cognizant as to what he states at council meetings. At a recent meeting regarding hiring outside consultants to assess the condition of the Baltimore City Police Department, he put...
  • Baltimore needs cameras on cops [Letter]

    Baltimore needs cameras on cops [Letter]
    I felt a glimmer of hope when I read that Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts plans to equip some officers with cameras ("Batts' crime-fighting plan focuses on gangs, guns, violent offenders," Nov. 21). I am a retired scientific photographer,...
  • Police telephone unit aims to keep patrol officers on street

    Police telephone unit aims to keep patrol officers on street
    Amid criticism of a nearly $8 million projected shortfall in their overtime budget, Baltimore police say they have found one solution to troubling staffing shortages: a new unit that handles some 911 calls by phone so patrol officers can concentrate on...
  • Baltimore homicide detectives to do recruit background checks

    Baltimore homicide detectives to do recruit background checks
    Baltimore police have temporarily reassigned three homicide detectives from the cold-case squad to conduct background checks on new recruits for the rest of the year. The three officers represent the majority of the agency's five-detective squad, which...