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The Baltimore Sun

Alison Knezevich

Writer

Alison Knezevich reports on crime and courts in Baltimore County. She has been covering the county since 2011, when she joined The Sun as Baltimore County government reporter. She previously worked at the the Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette, where she reported on state politics and other topics. She grew up in Pittsburgh and is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Recent Articles

  • How cellphones are changing 911

    How cellphones are changing 911

    Kate Bergstrom was home alone with her toddler when the allergic reaction began. Her throat started to swell. It became difficult to breathe. There was no one else to help her. As precious seconds ticked by, the Baltimore County woman reached for her cellphone and tapped 911. But when the call connected,...

  • How cellphones are changing 911

    How cellphones are changing 911

    Kate Bergstrom was home alone with her toddler when the allergic reaction began. Her throat started to swell. It became difficult to breathe. There was no one else to help her. As precious seconds ticked by, the Baltimore County woman reached for her cellphone and tapped 911. But when the call...

  • Baltimore County police investigate death of man, 84, assaulted by fellow nursing-home patient

    Baltimore County police investigate death of man, 84, assaulted by fellow nursing-home patient

    Baltimore County homicide detectives are investigating after a patient at a Catonsville nursing home died following an alleged assault by another patient. Police say they went to the Forest Haven Nursing Home in the 700 block of Edmondson Avenue on the evening of Jan. 26 for a report of an assault....

  • Baltimore police identify 4-year-old who fatally shot himself

    Baltimore police identify 4-year-old who fatally shot himself

    Baltimore prosecutors will investigate the weekend incident in which a 4-year-old boy shot and killed himself in Southwest Baltimore. The child was identified by police Monday as Isaiah Deloatch. Police have said he died after shooting himself Saturday morning with a gun he found in his home in...

  • Baltimore to launch mediation program for citizen complaints against police

    Baltimore to launch mediation program for citizen complaints against police

    Baltimore is planning to put police officers face-to-face with people who have filed complaints against them. Mediation sessions, meant to open up communication and improve police-community relations, could start within the next few weeks. Trained mediators are to run the sessions. "Mediation might...

  • Boy, 13, charged in Pikesville tire slashings

    Boy, 13, charged in Pikesville tire slashings

    A 13-year-old boy accused of slashing tires on at least 41 vehicles in Pikesville has been charged with destruction of property, Baltimore County police said Friday. The boy's name was not released because he is charged as a juvenile. Police say he slashed the tires Jan. 17 near the Twin Ridge...

  • Howard County teen sentenced to 30 years for plotting father's murder

    Howard County teen sentenced to 30 years for plotting father's murder

    Calling it "one of the most difficult decisions that this court has ever had to make," a Howard County judge on Wednesday sentenced a teenager who plotted her father's murder to 30 years in prison. In sentencing 17-year-old Morgan Lane Arnold, Circuit Judge William Tucker said he had to balance...

  • BGE urges caution during clean-up to avoid damaging meters, other equipment

    BGE urges caution during clean-up to avoid damaging meters, other equipment

    As the Baltimore region digs out of the snow, officials with Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. urged customers to be careful not to damage utility equipment. Plows and large snow blowers can damage covered meters and ground-mounted transformers, BGE spokesman Aaron Koos said. In one case, a gas meter...

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