| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:35 PM
Two lawmakers pressing for state legislation to crack down on police misconduct called Wednesday for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to inform the city spending board when officers repeatedly face brutality allegations in lawsuits.
"The more the people...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 5:50 AM
Baltimore police have replaced the commander of the agency's northern district for the second time in about a year and a half.
Maj. Kimberly Burrus and Maj. Robert Smith are switching places, Baltimore police said Friday. Burrus, who commanded the...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 12:17 PM
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by one of the former Baltimore police officers convicted in a wide-ranging kickback scheme tied to a Rosedale auto body shop.
Samuel Ocasio, who was found guilty by a federal jury in 2012, asked the high...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:27 PM
Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was fatally stabbed during a fight in which two other teens were injured.
Yet, as the trial of Nazr Williams,...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jan 3, 2015
As the General Assembly prepares for its 2015 session, a showdown is looming over efforts to limit legal protections for police officers accused of brutality and other misconduct.
As police actions are scrutinized nationwide, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Baltimore officials will begin this month posting the outcomes of all civil lawsuits alleging police brutality and will reconsider their policy of requiring plaintiffs to keep silent after settlements are reached — part of a series of changes made...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:18 PM
A Baltimore police officer feared for her life when she shot a suspect during a struggle in Northwest Baltimore, police said Friday.
Police commanders said they believe the officer's actions Thursday were justified. The suspect was shot in the abdomen...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Baltimore police hired former Anne Arundel County police chief Kevin Davis as a deputy commissioner, the department announced Wednesday.
Davis resigned late last year after a year and half as Anne Arundel's top law officer. Incoming Anne Arundel...