| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:11 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
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,...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:22 AM
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....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...