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  • Phelps avoided spell in jail – not all arrested on DUIs are so lucky

    Phelps avoided spell in jail – not all arrested on DUIs are so lucky
    When Maryland Transportation Authority police charged Olympian Michael Phelps with driving under the influence last week, they had two choices about what to do next: They could release him to a friend or family member, or take him to jail. In Phelps'...
  • Louis S. Rizzo

    Louis S. Rizzo
    Louis S. Rizzo, a retired Domino Sugars supervisor and a World War II merchant mariner who was a longtime volunteer aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Monday at Gilchrist Center Howard County in Columbia of pulmonary fibrosis. The longtime...
  • Baltimore officer charged with assaulting his wife and her boyfriend

    Baltimore officer charged with assaulting his wife and her boyfriend
    A city police officer was charged with felony assault after he stormed into a home in full uniform Monday and threatened to kill his wife with his service weapon, Baltimore police said. After the alleged attack, Officer Gualberto Diaz, 38, reported to...
  • Misbehaving cops [Editorial]

    Misbehaving cops  [Editorial]
    Taking their queue from the classic movie "Casablanca," some city officials are declaring themselves "shocked, shocked!" to learn that police brutality is a serious problem in Baltimore. An investigative report on Sunday by The Sun's Mark Puente found the...
  • Baltimore targets fraud by police and fire workers

    Baltimore targets fraud by police and fire workers
    Several months ago, Baltimore Inspector General Robert H. Pearre Jr. quietly decided to dedicate an agent solely to investigating workers' compensation and disability fraud within Baltimore's police and fire departments — and this week investigators...
  • Police shutdown of '1814' event draws criticism

    Police shutdown of '1814' event draws criticism
    Could the police have waited 10 more minutes before pulling the plug? That's the question that was being asked this week by some of the people who attended Sunday's Hampstead Hill Festival at Patterson Park. The daylong commemoration of the bicentennial...
  • Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

    Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says
    Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...
  • Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting

    Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown Baltimore, police and hospital officials said. Surgical-support technician Brandon Finney, 25, and Christopher Camphor, 20, were both killed in the 400...
  • 2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras
    Two City Councilmen plan to submit legislation today requiring every police officer in Baltimore to wear a body camera that records audio and video as the officers go about their jobs. Warren Branch, chairman of the council's public safety committee,...
  • Former city police officer charged with $30K in workers' comp fraud

    Former city police officer charged with $30K in workers' comp fraud
    A former Baltimore police officer who now works for the Montgomery County police department has been charged with felony workers' compensation fraud, state prosecutors said Tuesday. State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt said that Montgomery County Police...
  • Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance

    Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance
    Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in...