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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.

Recent Articles

  • Prosecutors in Freddie Gray case maintain they had evidence to convict officers

    Prosecutors in Freddie Gray case maintain they had evidence to convict officers

    The prosecutors who unsuccessfully tried the officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray defended the cases Thursday, saying they continue to believe they had enough evidence to convict them. Chief Deputy State's Attorney Michael Schatzow and Deputy State's Attorney Janice Bledsoe met with reporters...

  • State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby assails police, pledges to pursue reforms

    State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby assails police, pledges to pursue reforms

    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby came out swinging Wednesday after she dropped the charges against the remaining police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray, slamming the criminal justice system and saying police were too biased to investigate themselves. In a fiery news conference...

  • Police: Shot fired in Canton home invasion

    Police: Shot fired in Canton home invasion

    Shots were fired down a Canton street on Monday night as a woman fled a home invasion, police confirmed. The incident occurred around midnight in the 700 block of S. Rose Street. Police said a masked suspect entered a home in the block, displayed a gun, and demanded money and drugs. The suspect...

  • State intends to fight new trial ruling for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'

    State intends to fight new trial ruling for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'

    Maryland's attorney general intends to fight the ruling that granted a new trial for "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed, according to a document filed last week in the case. The state formally notified the court of its intentions Thursday and asked that any new trial proceedings be halted as that...

  • Pedestrian struck, killed in North Baltimore

    Pedestrian struck, killed in North Baltimore

    A 49-year-old male pedestrian was killed Friday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in North Baltimore, police said. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. in the 800 block of E. Belvedere Ave., two blocks east of Belvedere Square. Police said Nathaniel Smith, whose last known address was...

  • Former Pocomoke police chief who accused town of racism indicted

    Former Pocomoke police chief who accused town of racism indicted

    The former Eastern Shore police chief who accused Pocomoke City of racism after he was fired without a public explanation was indicted Tuesday on charges of misconduct in office. Kelvin Sewell, 53, a retired Baltimore homicide detective who now works for the Baltimore state's attorney's office,...

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