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  • After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting

    After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting
    In light of Ferguson, it strikes me as remarkable that the Hamilton Park case in Baltimore sparked little outrage. Not only was the victim in that case young, black and unarmed, but he was shot in the back by a police officer. Given how people in Missouri and across the nation reacted to the shooting of Michael Brown in August, I wondered why the death of Edward Lamont Hunt in 2008 hasn't set off more than one candlelight vigil here.
  • Some Baltimore police officers face repeated misconduct lawsuits

    Some Baltimore police officers face repeated misconduct lawsuits
    While hospitalized with a fractured ankle and broken jaw, John Bonkowski reached for his smartphone to find details about the man who beat him outside a parking garage near the Inner Harbor. He typed "Officer Michael McSpadden" into Google. The...

    Mildred Atkinson

    Mildred Atkinson
    Mildred Atkinson, a housing and civil rights advocate who hosted a long-running holiday party, died Dec.13 at her granddaughter's Woodbine home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 105. Born in Baltimore on April 26, 1909, she was the daughter of...

    Neighbor testifies that he saw Michael Johnson struggle to move large container

    Neighbor testifies that he saw Michael Johnson struggle to move large container
    A former neighbor testified for the second time about observing Michael Maurice Johnson struggling to move a plastic storage container the day that 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes was last seen alive.  Elvis Teah, who testified at Johnson's first trial in...

    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist

    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist
    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88. "During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...