| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The number of Baltimore police officers on paid suspension over misconduct allegations has shrunk by more than half, allowing more officers to return to the street, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Wednesday.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:52 AM
A top Baltimore Police commander abruptly resigned Monday, leaving Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts with several moves to make in order to replenish his top ranks.
Lt. Col. Clifton McWhite, who was nearing the end of his 19th year on the force,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Monica Yorkman has been harassed by police more times than she can count, she says -- and it's always been about her identity.
As a black transgender woman, cops in Baltimore constantly and unfairly peg her as a prostitute, she said.
"There's a lot of...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas.
Those are some...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:03 PM
From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in the city.
On the block where 14-year-old Najee Thomas...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A rally is scheduled in the Charles North neighborhood of Baltimore on Friday night as part of a nationwide campaign to protest police profiling of transgender women.
The event, "We Stand with Monica Jones," is named for a transgender woman and activist...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:33 PM
A young girl approached the casket of Michael Mayfield on Thursday and began to scream.
The music in the church had fallen silent, and the hundreds who had turned out to mourn the 17-year-old Mayfield turned their eyes to the child with braids and white...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The Baltimore Police Department pledged to devote "every resource in the organization" to supporting a detective who claims attempts were made to intimidate him for testifying in a criminal case against other officers, Commissioner Anthony Batts announced...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:12 PM
The shooting death of 12-year-old Sean Johnson as he watched basketball on his porch in 2011 stemmed from the Black Guerrilla Family gang wanting to "send a message" in his East Baltimore neighborhood after the killing of a member, prosecutors said...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The question has been debated in Baltimore for decades: How can the city cut its murder rate, which is among the highest in the nation?
For the 50 young people and their advocates who spent Saturday at Liberty Rec and Tech Center in West Baltimore,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:01 PM
For Raymond Kelly, fixing the issue of crime in his Sandtown Winchester neighborhood seems simple enough — make sure police and community leaders are visible.
"Drug dealers on the corner don't want to be seen," the community organizer said. "We...