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  • 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,...
  • Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say

    Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician was waiting for a bus home after work Sunday night when he was "used as a human shield" and killed during a gang shooting, Baltimore police said. Police said Tuesday that they have arrested two members of the...
  • Cops and cameras [Editorial]

    Cops and cameras  [Editorial]
    Legislation introduced Monday in the City Council would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year. Though the proposal leaves many questions unanswered regarding how evidence from the devices could be used, who would...
  • Nearly $50,000 police settlement approved

    Nearly $50,000 police settlement approved
    A Middle River man who accused a Baltimore police officer of assault and battery will receive nearly $50,000 in a settlement approved Wednesday by the city's spending panel. Charles Faulkner accused Officer Daniel Hersl of battering his face with a...
  • Costello hardly the best choice [Letter]

    Costello hardly the best choice [Letter]
    As resident of Federal Hill and a member of the Federal Hill Neighborhood Association, I hope that The Baltimore Sun will examine the nomination process by which Eric Costello was selected for the Baltimore City Council ("Young accused of favoring...
  • City Council replacement should keep families in focus [Commentary]

    City Council replacement should keep families in focus [Commentary]
    Big changes are afoot in city and state government, changes that could affect Baltimore's families for a long time to come. Parents who want strong schools, safe streets, green spaces and walkable neighborhoods need to step up and make their voices...
  • City Council members seek body cameras for police

    City Council members seek body cameras for police
    Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year — a move they argue would cut down on police brutality in the aftermath of several high-...
  • Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants

    Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants
    A city councilman is pushing a bill that would require every restaurant in Baltimore to post a health grade based on the facility's cleanliness — but some restaurants are pushing back. "We know this policy has been proven across the country to be...
  • Is Baltimore ready for a new city slogan?

    Is Baltimore ready for a new city slogan?
    How's "Baltimore - Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner" sound for a new city slogan? City Councilman James B. Kraft is expected to introduce legislation at Monday's meeting to set a new official slogan to "celebrate Baltimore's essential link to our...
  • Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released

    Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets. A police surveillance camera operator...
  • Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term

    Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was confirmed Monday by the City Council for a full six-year term. Batts has led the city's police force since October 2012, when he was selected to fill the unexpired term of the previous commissioner,...