The shooting of a woman at an Owings Mills apartment complex was the precursor for the ambush killing of two New York City police officers later in the day, law enforcement officials said.
The Baltimore Police officer who was shot in the stomach while performing a traffic stop Dec. 14 was transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Friday night.
After presenting two weeks of testimony, Baltimore prosecutors rested their case Friday in the retrial of Michael Maurice Johnson for the killing of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes.
Baltimore Police said a man was in critical condition Friday morning after being found shot inside of a vacant home in the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood in west Baltimore.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy.
Internet history on the phone of the man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes showed Web searches for forensic procedures and for books on high-profile killings such as the Casey Anthony and JonBenet Ramsey cases, a Baltimore police detective told jurors Thursday.
Jurors in the Phylicia Barnes murder trial heard tape of accused killer Michael Maurice Johnson's first interview with police, three days after the teenager from North Carolina went missing in late 2010.
An alleged cop shooter might have remained in jail had a probation agent sent a judge a request for an arrest warrant that the office had prepared.