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Justin Fenton

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Justin Fenton, who joined The Sun in 2005, has covered the Baltimore Police Department since 2008. His work includes an investigation into Cal Ripken Jr.'s minor league baseball stadium deal with his hometown of Aberdeen and a three-part series chronicling a ruthless con woman.

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  • Baltimore man, 22, convicted in killing in which he disguised himself as a woman

    Baltimore man, 22, convicted in killing in which he disguised himself as a woman

    A Baltimore jury has convicted a 22-year-old man for a killing in which authorities say he disguised himself as a woman and fatally shot a man in the street, the State's Attorney's Office announced. Steven Bass, 33, was shot to death on June 12, 2015 in the 2200 block of N. Fulton Ave. Surveillance...

  • Baltimore hit man who killed for $5,000 pleads guilty

    Baltimore hit man who killed for $5,000 pleads guilty

    How much would it cost to take a life? In Baltimore, the going rate was $5,000, according to a contract killer's plea agreement with federal authorities. Davon Sanford, 33, pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to participating in a murder for hire and was sentenced to 30 years in prison....

  • Rape victims confront attacker at court hearing

    Rape victims confront attacker at court hearing

    The woman walked slowly to the witness box, a piece of paper folded in her hands. The man who raped her and three other women was sitting 15 feet from her, waiting to be sentenced. It was her turn to address him. She unfolded the note, then put it down. She turned and addressed Michael Privette...

  • Police: Thief steals $20,000 watch from Four Seasons spa locker

    Police: Thief steals $20,000 watch from Four Seasons spa locker

    Police say a thief slipped into the locker room of the spa at Baltimore's Four Seasons Hotel last week and made off with a watch valued at $20,000. The victim, Annapolis lobbyist Gerard Evans, told police that he checked into the swanky, Harbor East hotel's fourth-floor spa at about 5:15 p.m. Friday...

  • Police canvass area after shooting of transgender woman in northwest Baltimore

    Police canvass area after shooting of transgender woman in northwest Baltimore

    A transgender woman who was shot in the back of the head early Friday morning in Northwest Baltimore has died from her injuries, police said. Crystal Edmonds, 32, was found around 3:20 a.m. in the 3600 block of Fairview Ave. in Forest Park, police said. She was taken to a hospital and listed in...

  • Suspects in Wyman Park stabbing filmed the assault, posted to Facebook

    Suspects in Wyman Park stabbing filmed the assault, posted to Facebook

    A group of young people put a gun to the head of a 64-year-old man reading a book at the Wyman Park Dell, sprayed him with Mace and stabbed him before stealing his belongings — an attack that they recorded on video and posted on Facebook, city police revealed Friday. Police announced the arrests...

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