| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:00 PM
A cigarette butt discarded outside the front door of a murder victim's Northeast Baltimore home led detectives to a suspect, who has now been charged with stabbing a 91-year-old woman during a burglary.
"The way we closed this case was right out of a...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Their children in bed, the chores done, Amber Way and Michelle Manigo met on adjoining front porches to chat about their kids and exchange gossip making the rounds on South Pulaski Street. They parted just before 1 a.m., retiring to their neighboring...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:53 PM
The owner of a dress shop is so fearful of crime along Greenmount Avenue in Waverly that she keeps the door locked even when her shop is open. The man who runs a discount store a block away feels it is safe enough to stroll the avenue with his three young...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:09 AM
The eviction of Occupy Baltimore protesters from a park near the Inner Harbor was carried out "in a respectful way," Baltimore's mayor said this morning, adding that she was pleased there were no injuries or arrests.
"It certainly wasn't going to go on...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:14 PM
The National Security Agency says it found top-secret information on hard drives that were seized in a failed espionage probe, and the agency is refusing to release the computers — despite the continued protests of their owners.
In court filings in...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Two women who had just had dinner robbed by a man who implied he had a gun outside a French bistro in Roland Park. Police swarm the neighborhood. Baltimore's top cop calls the victims directly and orders a commander to visit the restaurant to calm fears....
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore police officers may not "prevent or prohibit" people from taking photographs or video of crime scenes and other law enforcement activities that are in public view, according to a department-wide directive made public Friday.
The new rules...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The Baltimore police crime lab technician put on white latex gloves and carefully opened a yellow envelope, letting a box-cutter fall into his hand. Testifying at a murder trial Friday, he held up it up and paraded it in front of the jury.
| Nov 18, 2009
It didn't happen often, but sometimes a student - usually a boy - would poke fun at Jason Mattison Jr.
About his skin-tight jeans and funky sweaters. About his boisterous voice that seemed to run nonstop. About his exuberance in recounting the most...