| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that the city would continue stepped-up efforts to quell crime after this weekend's violence, including three killings, and she called on the community to help.
"I'm not going to let a violent weekend...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:04 PM
Baltimore reached its annual spring “violence spike” over the weekend. Three people were reported killed on Saturday, including the 29-year-old nephew of City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young. There was also a melee in...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:36 PM
In an effort to solve more of Baltimore's homicide cases, police said a dozen experts will visit the city homicide unit to examine how detectives investigate killings, part of a grant the department has received from the U.S. Department of Justice.
| Apr 5, 2015
| 2:31 PM
Baltimore Police commanders scrambled Saturday to redeploy officers to hot spots across the city after a burst of violence claimed three more lives, including the 29-year-old nephew of City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young.
| Mar 28, 2015
| 10:30 AM
In June 2014, Baltimore police held a news conference to demonstrate their commitment to transparency amid growing distrust after a number of allegations of police brutality.
They created a Force Investigation Team to look into all incidents in which...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake believe that Baltimore is still racist and that racism is the primary factor holding blacks back from income and educational parity with whites in the city ("Baltimore leaders agree:...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
F.B.I Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. That is a reality residents of the nation's...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:13 AM
As a mayoral task force prepares to release recommendations about police body cameras, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is pledging to launch a program in Baltimore by year’s end.
“We will have a body camera program — at least a pilot...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:17 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts told a national task force on policing Friday that law enforcement leaders need to "tackle racism" in the community and broaden their roles to focus on issues such as literacy, mentoring and mental illness....
| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Baltimore police are seeking a suspect who they say killed a man in Northwest Baltimore last month, then burned down his house to intimidate his family and any witnesses from reporting him to police.
The department dubbed Charles Henson, 22, "Public...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 1:25 PM
On a cool evening in April 2012, a Range Rover drove away from a home in the Arlington section of Northwest Baltimore. When the car parked a few miles away, police finally tied a suspected drug dealer to a stash house, Detective Ramon Lugo wrote in a...