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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reducing overdose deaths in 2015

    Reducing overdose deaths in 2015
    At a time of partisan gridlock, one issue is attracting attention across the aisle. Drug overdoses in the United States have escalated into a full-fledged public health epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control report that more than 16,000 people died...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Batts say police will work on relations with community

    Rawlings-Blake, Batts say police will work on relations with community
    After recording a 10 percent decline in Baltimore homicides and a drop in overall crime in 2014, city officials said Thursday that the Police Department would focus in 2015 on strengthening relations with the communities it serves. "If people in this...
  • Baltimore police horse bit hand of child in wheelchair, lawsuit says

    Baltimore police horse bit hand of child in wheelchair, lawsuit says
    The incident near the Inner Harbor began with a jubilant 8-year-old reaching from her wheelchair to pet a horse in the Baltimore Police Department's mounted unit. It ended with the horse maiming the girl's hand, according to a $1 million lawsuit filed...
  • Good Morning Baltimore: Friday flakes, Ruppersberger replaced; Rice report released

    Good Morning Baltimore: Friday flakes, Ruppersberger replaced; Rice report released
    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday WEATHER Don’t panic if you experience snow showers that are forecast for the area this morning.  It is not the harbinger of a major storm, so no need to stock up on milk and toilet paper. Today,...
  • Federal review of Las Vegas police sheds light on Baltimore probe

    Federal review of Las Vegas police sheds light on Baltimore probe
    In the darkness of a December night, Stanley Gibson pulled his 1991 Cadillac Brougham into an apartment complex far from the Strip's glitzy casinos and phoned his wife. The Gulf War veteran, who was battling a worsening mental condition, said he was lost....
  • Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods

    Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods
    Baltimore prosecutors withdrew key evidence in a robbery case Monday rather than reveal details of the cellphone tracking technology police used to gather it. The surprise turn in Baltimore Circuit Court came after a defense attorney pressed a city...
  • Baltimore Police tweet about Ferguson draws criticism

    Baltimore Police tweet about Ferguson draws criticism
    As the tension rises in Missouri ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a teenager by a police officer, a Baltimore sergeant charged with investigating police here went on Twitter to express her opinion. "After hearing the facts...
  • Baltimore residents demand tougher laws on police officers at hearing

    Baltimore residents demand tougher laws on police officers at hearing
    With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct. During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...