| May 29, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Some left-wing liberal loony made the observation not too long ago that all cops need to be disarmed.
If anyone needs proof of the lunacy of that statement, they need look no further than Baltimore.
Once my favorite city in the...
| May 30, 2015
Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts took the unusual step Thursday of personally apologizing to the officers under his command for decisions he made that put them in harm's way during the unrest following the death of Freddie Gray. Despite...
| May 28, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and Gov. Larry Hogan must get control of Baltimore ("Protest ties up traffic in city," May 27). The recent demonstration that blocked access to the city via Interstate 395 was not just...
| May 27, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts apologized to the city's officers Tuesday night, saying he put them in harm's way during the Freddie Gray unrest last month.
The Baltimore Sun has obtained an audio recording of his comments, which he...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:12 PM
The Baltimore police commander in charge of handling the department's brutality allegations as lethal interactions between police and unarmed black men grew to a nationwide issue announced his resignation Wednesday.
Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that the city would continue stepped-up efforts to quell crime after this weekend's violence, including three killings, and she called on the community to help.
"I'm not going to let a violent weekend...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 7:39 PM
Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called for calm late Saturday as more than 1,300 police officers worked to take control of the city after agitated protesters incited violence after a day of peaceful marches.
| Apr 24, 2015
| 6:13 PM
Dozens of Baltimore police officials will continue a "massive investigation" of Freddie Gray's death even after their findings are delivered to state prosecutors as promised next week, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Friday.
Batts has set a May 1...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:04 PM
Baltimore reached its annual spring “violence spike” over the weekend. Three people were reported killed on Saturday, including the 29-year-old nephew of City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young. There was also a melee in...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:36 PM
In an effort to solve more of Baltimore's homicide cases, police said a dozen experts will visit the city homicide unit to examine how detectives investigate killings, part of a grant the department has received from the U.S. Department of Justice.
| May 11, 2015
| 4:26 PM
Baltimore officials are raising money to increase the reward for information in the killing of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, who was struck by a stray bullet in Waverly last summer.
City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke and roughly 20 other officials,...