| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:59 AM
While overall violent crime is down this year, Baltimore is approaching the 200-homicide mark for the third straight year, a grim milestone pushed by surging violence in Northwest Baltimore.
A man and a woman were killed this week in northwestern...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Six points about Ferguson, the Eric Garner chokehold case in New York, the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, and the eagerness to outfit police officers with body cameras:
1. Post-Ferguson America: This is obviously not the post-racial...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:01 AM
City taxpayers will foot some of the bill for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's recent trip to New Orleans in which she campaigned for a fellow Democrat and attended the "Monday Night Football" game between the Ravens and the Saints.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In the early hours of a Sunday morning in March, Kianga Mwamba said, she was on the way home from a family gathering and about to stop to pick up some food for her children at the all-night restaurant Valentino's.
But as she got near, she stopped to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
DNA on an Orlando Magic cap left behind after a July shooting led Baltimore police to a suspect, the department announced Wednesday.
Police on Tuesday charged Omar McGee, 25, of the 200 block of Caraway Road, with first-degree murder in the July 4...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In last week's Sun editorial "Mayor and City Council: Disagreeing When They Agree" (Nov. 14), the message was clear: The City Council and I need to work together to ensure police body cameras are brought to Baltimore.
I agree, and despite my differences...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she will veto a City Council bill requiring all Baltimore police officers to wear body cameras ("City Council approves police body camera bill," Nov. 10).
"I refuse to roll out a program that has not been...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
As the tension rises in Missouri ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a teenager by a police officer, a Baltimore sergeant charged with investigating police here went on Twitter to express her opinion.
"After hearing the facts...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct.
During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As community anger raged last year from officer-involved shootings, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey read that a new U.S. Department of Justice program could help reduce shootings and other excessive-force complaints.
After scrutinizing the initial...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83.
At Morgan State University, students blocked...