| 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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:10 PM
A Baltimore police officer was in stable condition Monday morning after being shot during a traffic stop at an intersection near Mondawmin Mall in West Baltimore, police said.
The officer, who has been on the force for about three years, was "doing...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Across America, police officers put their lives on the line each day to protect the public and enforce our laws. They represent the "thin blue line" that divides the criminal from the law-abiding, civilization from anarchy. It is a potentially dangerous...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Police Commissioner Anthony Batts recently referred to the recent marches protesting police brutality by saying, "I wonder if we'll have those same marches as officers are shot, too" ("Officer shot in West Baltimore," Dec. 15).
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Police Commissioner Anthony Batts recently wondered if there would be marches for the city police officer who was shot during a traffic stop ("Officer shot in West Baltimore," Dec. 15).
Mr. Batts implies that the shooting was equivalent to the police-...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The man accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer might have remained in jail had a judge denied him bail as prosecutors requested six months ago, when he was arrested on drug and weapons charges.
That was one of two opportunities the criminal...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Nationwide protests after the deaths of two unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York might cause officers to hesitate to use deadly force for fear of becoming the "next Darren Wilson," Baltimore's mayor said Wednesday.