RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Anthony Batts

Anthony Batts
A collection of news and information related to Anthony Batts published by this site and its partners.

Top Anthony Batts Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Rawlings-Blake: I won't let violent weekend deter my resolve

    Rawlings-Blake: I won't let violent weekend deter my resolve
    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...
  • Murder Ink: 4/8/15

    Murder Ink: 4/8/15
    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...
  • Baltimore to undergo federal review of homicide unit

    Baltimore to undergo federal review of homicide unit
    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. The...
  • Nephew of City Council president shot, killed amid spike in Baltimore violence

    Nephew of City Council president shot, killed amid spike in Baltimore violence
    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. Police...
  • Baltimore police slow to release internal reports

    Baltimore police slow to release internal reports
    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...
  • Race isn't the problem, out-of-wedlock births are

    Race isn't the problem, out-of-wedlock births are
    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:...
  • 'Everyone's a little bit racist'

    'Everyone's a little bit racist'
    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...
  • Mayor pledges police body cameras by year's end

    Mayor pledges police body cameras by year's end
    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...
  • Police Commissioner Batts says police need to tackle racism to build trust

    Police Commissioner Batts says police need to tackle racism to build trust
    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....
  • Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family

    Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family
    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...
  • Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge

    Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge
    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...