| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:36 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to testify Tuesday afternoon at the first public listening session of President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing to discuss "building trust and legitimacy between police and the communities they...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Baltimore police officer Craig Chandler has died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash during a pursuit Nov. 23, the Police Department said Saturday evening.
Police, in a tweet Saturday evening, said Chandler died Friday due to injuries he...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:18 PM
The recent security breach at a Baltimore Police station — the second incident in five months — is raising questions about whether the city strikes the right balance between making such buildings accessible and protecting those inside.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:30 PM
I am pastor of St. Matthew and Blessed Sacrament Churches in Baltimore City. For the last two months we have been talking and praying in our churches about the death of McKenzie Elliott, the three-year-old girl who was shot on her front porch on 36th...
| Jan 3, 2015
As the General Assembly prepares for its 2015 session, a showdown is looming over efforts to limit legal protections for police officers accused of brutality and other misconduct.
As police actions are scrutinized nationwide, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:11 PM
Anthony Barksdale, the city's former acting police commissioner, is leaving his post as Horseshoe Baltimore's security director four months after the casino opened.
The casino, which made no announcement, confirmed in a written statement that...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:46 PM
Baltimore police officers are on heightened alert after they disarmed a man who took a loaded handgun into a police station on Tuesday.
Police said Jason Armstrong, 29, told them he was acting on orders of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
They said he...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Law enforcement officials in Baltimore moved Wednesday to increase protection of officers and others who work in the city's police stations.
They suspended a program that brought violent offenders into police facilities, and they put armed officers at...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2014
When Baltimore residents settle lawsuits alleging police brutality or other misconduct, they must promise to keep silent about the incidents that sparked the suits — an arrangement that shields key details from the public. The penalty for...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations.
Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...