| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Baltimore had the fifth-highest murder rate last year among major U.S. cities — 37.4 per 100,000 people, according to statistics released last week by the FBI.
Cities with higher rates last year were Detroit, New Orleans, Newark, and St. Louis....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:19 AM
John I. "Mac" McAndrew Sr., a retired city police officer whose career in the Western District spanned 50 years, died of heart failure Wednesday at Lorien Nursing Center in Columbia. He was 75.
"I got to Western in 1985, and Mac had already been there...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:58 AM
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.
Partly sunny and breezy with...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Baltimore police officers will not face charges for using a Taser five times on a 19-year-old hospital patient who died in May, city prosecutors said Tuesday.
After interviewing witnesses, reviewing the use of the Taser and studying autopsy results, the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Inside an empty brick home in East Baltimore, city police found a man who had been reported kidnapped. He was zip-tied, bleeding and suffering from numerous injuries from being beaten with a bat, police say.
There were more zip ties, the clothing of...
| 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 10, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore had the fifth-highest murder rate in the country last year among cities with 100,000 or more people and saw an increase in property crime, statistics released by the FBI on Monday show. The city also had the nation's seventh-highest violent...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Glorifying dirt bikes? ("In popular – but illegal – Baltimore dirt bike scene, female rider makes waves," Nov. 7.) And on the front page? Horrible editorial call! I was apoplectic when I retrieved my morning paper and saw the lionization of...