| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Baltimore officials will begin this month posting the outcomes of all civil lawsuits alleging police brutality and will reconsider their policy of requiring plaintiffs to keep silent after settlements are reached — part of a series of changes made...
| 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 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 47-year-old man shot Tuesday in East Baltimore was the city's 199th murder victim this year.
Baltimore police say Sasha Bullock died at a hospital after officers found him in the 2800 block of Ashland Ave. in the Madison-Eastend neighborhood with...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:22 PM
In an effort to reduce violent crime, Baltimore officials and Metro Crime Stoppers are giving $500 rewards for tips that lead to illegal gun forfeitures.
If a tip leads to a felony gun arrest, the tipster could receive another $500 officials said...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In the case described in "Baltimore Police tweet about Ferguson draws criticism" (Nov. 21), while it is true that First Amendment Rights are important and this sergeant is entitled to her opinion, I question her judgment in opining on an incident not...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:07 PM
As the Baltimore Police Department seeks to eliminate a wide gulf of community distrust, officers are undergoing training to address racial biases that could taint the way they deal with residents.
Since April, more than 200 officers have been trained...
| 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 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 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 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...