| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:23 AM
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.
| Oct 3, 2014
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.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:51 AM
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,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...