| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Citing a conflict of interest, the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office has asked an outside attorney to handle the prosecution of a former Baltimore Police commander accused of using a phony diploma to earn extra pay.
A spokeswoman for the office...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:19 PM
As Baltimore's mayor presses for state legislation that would give police leaders broader powers over lawbreaking officers, the city's police commissioner says he doesn't want to get involved in the General Assembly battle.
"Part of my responsibility...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:42 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has her work cut out for her as she tries to persuade this year's General Assembly to give Police Commissioner Anthony Batts more power to discipline officers accused of misconduct. State law currently restricts...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:06 AM
More homicides have occurred in Northeast Baltimore than any other part of the city so far this year, a trend that has prompted police to step up patrols and community leaders to press for more resources to address the increase in violence.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:50 PM
Who knew that the desk officers in Baltimore City police stations aren't always armed? Or that visitors don't have to pass through metal detectors to enter the building? Or that unless you're reeking of marijuana and acting as if you're high you can...
| Jan 10, 2015
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake faces an uphill battle in this year's General Assembly when she and other officials travel to Annapolis to push for changes to a state law that restricts the power of police departments to discipline officers...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Baltimore police and city officials say a new police patrol schedule will put more officers on the streets at the most needed times, give officers more time off and cut overtime spending.
If it sounds too good to be true, Baltimore officials say it's not...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:02 AM
A number of events are planned for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday:
• Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts will host the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade. The parade begins at 11:30...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:28 PM
Two men who were shot in the head in West Baltimore during the weekend have died of their injuries, police said Monday.
Three more shootings Monday — including one that left a woman in critical condition — brought the city's total during the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:06 PM
More than 1,000 mourners paid their last respects to two widely esteemed public servants at separate funerals Sunday, one for a Baltimore police officer who died 10 days ago of injuries he sustained in a November crash, a second for a Bel Air paramedic...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:43 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders joined noisy demonstrations at the State House in Annapolis and on downtown Baltimore streets Thursday to call for an end to police brutality and other misconduct.
They packed a hearing room on the second day of the 2015...