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  • Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case

    Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case
    A Baltimore circuit judge on Tuesday struck the convictions of a neighborhood watchman who beat a teenager, saying at a brief hearing that he had complied well with the terms of his probation.
  • The God Squad: Shomrim patrols a valuable idea for all communities

    Question: My heart goes out to Leiby Kletzky and his family. According to a news article I read, people in the ultraorthodox Jewish neighborhood where he lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., were able to find his killer quickly through the shomrim patrol, a local...

    Trial of former Shomrim members postponed again

    The Baltimore trial of brothers Avi and Eliyahu Werdesheim, who are charged with assault and false imprisonment — accused of beating a black teenager last year while members of a Jewish patrol group — has been postponed for a fifth time....

    Northwest Baltimore patrol group helps save woman - in San Francisco

    Northwest Baltimore patrol group helps save woman - in San Francisco
    Shomrim, the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group, is well-known for its work in its Northwest Baltimore community. Last night, they say they helped someone in San Francisco.  In an e-mail to supporters, the group said that it received a call to its...

    Three years of probation, no prison in Werdesheim case

    Eliyahu Werdesheim avoided a prison sentence Wednesday for the 2010 attack of a black teenager in Northwest Baltimore, in a case that heightened community divides. Werdesheim, a former member of an Orthodox Jewish citizens' watch group, was sentenced...