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  • Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

    Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl
    A Baltimore City police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl, the city state's attorney announced. Frederick Allen, 49, met the victim when she began attending Fort Worthington Police Athletic League...
  • Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant

    Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant
    More than 100 area law enforcement officers, firefighters, police retirees and others donated blood Wednesday at an American Red Cross blood drive honoring wounded Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill. The drive was held at the Fraternal Order of...
  • School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen

    School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen
    Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts. Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
  • 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,...
  • Top Baltimore Police commander resigns, "personal reasons" cited

    A top Baltimore Police commander abruptly resigned Monday, leaving Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts with several moves to make in order to replenish his top ranks.  Lt. Col. Clifton McWhite, who was nearing the end of his 19th year on the force,...
  • Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

    Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community
    Monica Yorkman has been harassed by police more times than she can count, she says -- and it's always been about her identity. As a black transgender woman, cops in Baltimore constantly and unfairly peg her as a prostitute, she said. "There's a lot of...
  • Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal
    Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas. Those are some...
  • Slain 17-year-old Michael Mayfield laid to rest Thursday

    Slain 17-year-old Michael Mayfield laid to rest Thursday
    A young girl approached the casket of Michael Mayfield on Thursday and began to scream. The music in the church had fallen silent, and the hundreds who had turned out to mourn the 17-year-old Mayfield turned their eyes to the child with braids and white...
  • Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

    Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore
    From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in the city. On the block where 14-year-old Najee Thomas...
  • Looking Out: 'Walking while trans' isn't a crime, protesters say

    Looking Out: 'Walking while trans' isn't a crime, protesters say
    A rally is scheduled in the Charles North neighborhood of Baltimore on Friday night as part of a nationwide campaign to protest police profiling of transgender women. The event, "We Stand with Monica Jones," is named for a transgender woman and activist...