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  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias

    Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias
    As the Baltimore Police Department seeks to eliminate a wide gulf of community distrust, officers are undergoing training to address racial biases that could taint the way they deal with residents. Since April, more than 200 officers have been trained...
  • City didn't have enough staff to monitor speed cameras, officials testify

    City didn't have enough staff to monitor speed cameras, officials testify
    Baltimore's once-extensive speed camera program failed in part because the city didn't have enough staff to monitor the rush of tickets generated, three officials testified before a City Council investigative committee Monday. Deputy Mayor Khalil Zaied,...
  • 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...
  • Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says

    Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says
    The Department of Justice official in charge of the coming review of the Baltimore Police Department cautioned that the examination is not an "overnight venture," and it will take time to change a culture that has sparked distrust among residents. Ronald...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    Another case of Ebola in the United States is confirmed. More details are uncovered about the man who scaled the White House fence Wednesday night. Here's what you need to know for your Friday and the weekend.    WEATHER Partly sunny and breezy with...
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice reveals plans to review Baltimore Police Dept.

    U.S. Dept. of Justice reveals plans to review Baltimore Police Dept.
    A U.S. Department of Justice official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent and objective review of the city police force after hearing more concerns from residents about excessive force and other misconduct by Baltimore officers. While some...
  • Community leaders question transparency of Baltimore police probe

    Community leaders question transparency of Baltimore police probe
    When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts asked the federal government to review allegations of brutality in the police force, he turned to a familiar face: Ronald L. Davis, the head of the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented...
  • Former city police officer pleads guilty to $30K in workers' comp fraud

    Former city police officer pleads guilty to $30K in workers' comp fraud
    A former Baltimore police officer who now works for the Montgomery County police department pleaded guilty Thursday felony workers' compensation fraud and perjury. Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams sentenced Officer Gilbert L. Payne to a three-...
  • Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality

    Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality
    Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...
  • Justice Department to probe allegations of police misconduct in Baltimore

    Justice Department to probe allegations of police misconduct in Baltimore
    The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct a civil rights investigation into allegations of brutality and misconduct by the Baltimore Police Department, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Friday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Batts...