The Baltimore Police Department is fighting the release of a secret audit that found a number of officers had misrepresented their educational credentials and wrongly received pay benefits as a result, new court filings show.
One man was killed and two were critically injured in a quadruple shooting Saturday afternoon on a residential street in Northeast Baltimore, police said.
In an interview set to air on C-SPAN Sunday, Baltimore Commissioner Anthony W. Batts elaborated on comments made a week earlier that he believes the city suffers from "1950s racism" and is more divided than other cities where he has worked.
A former Baltimore corrections officer who had a child with a gang leader inmate was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday.
When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors.
A Baltimore jury convicted a 65-year-old Southeast Baltimore man of first-degree murder and other charges in connection with a case in which prosecutors said he tied up and held his ex-girlfriend captive before fatally shooting his estranged wife.
Michael Maurice Johnson remained free Thursday after making an appearance in court that was marked by procedural confusion — his first since being re-indicted on charges that he killed North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes.
Sandtown-Winchester, the blighted community just west of downtown Baltimore that has been the target of multimillion-dollar revitalization efforts over the past two decades, is home to more people held in state prisons than any other census tract in Maryland, advocacy groups reported Wednesday.