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  • Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown

    Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts met with students at KIPP charter schools Friday to ease their fears, a day after a visiting college student's tripod was mistaken for a gun, setting off an hours-long lockdown. "I...
  • More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says

    More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says
    The number of Baltimore police officers on paid suspension over misconduct allegations has shrunk by more than half, allowing more officers to return to the street, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Wednesday. For years,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Police make arrest in Canton brick attack

    Police make arrest in Canton brick attack
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts cited "old-fashioned police work" in the arrest Friday of a 19-year-old man who is accused in a robbery that left a Canton man seriously injured. Mustafa Mohammed Ali Eraibi, 19, of Northeast Baltimore is...
  • Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization

    Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts in a radio interview on Thursday evening expressed doubt that marijuana should be legalized.  Batts, responding to a question from host Anthony McCarthy on WEAA, discussed his own upbringing in describing...
  • Two found dead in Southwest Baltimore

    Two found dead in Southwest Baltimore
    A woman sleeping next to her child in her Southwest Baltimore home awoke to the sound of three or four gunshots. Her husband told her to get down. After a few moments, they looked out the window to an empty street. No one was running. Nothing looked out...
  • Legalizing marijuana would reduce shootings [Letter]

    Legalizing marijuana would reduce shootings  [Letter]
    If what Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said is true and some of the recent car-related shootings in the city are related to "weed deliveries," than that is a sad commentary on our society ("Two found fatally shot in car," Jan. 31)....