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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, 28, charged with murder for a third time

    Baltimore man, 28, charged with murder for a third time

    A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder for a third time after being arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that took place in January. Keeco Stern was arrested Thursday and charged in the Jan. 25 shooting of Lennell Booker, who was killed in his car in the 1100 block of N. Luzerne...

  • Defense attorneys win access to internal affairs complaints against Baltimore police officer

    Defense attorneys win access to internal affairs complaints against Baltimore police officer

    Attorneys for a group of defendants arrested by a Baltimore police sergeant can view the internal affairs files for more than 30 complaints against him and use them to challenge his credibility, a city judge has ruled. Sgt. Joseph Donato's record includes excessive-force and false-arrest complaints...

  • Man wanted in Greenmount Avenue firebombing turns himself in

    Man wanted in Greenmount Avenue firebombing turns himself in

    The man wanted in the firebombing of an East Baltimore home that killed two and injured six others turned himself in Monday afternoon, a surrender that was live-streamed on Facebook as he proclaimed his innocence. Police say Antonio T. Wright, 26, threw two Molotov cocktails into a home in the 1200...

  • Bill to give Mosby's investigators police powers hits dead end

    Bill to give Mosby's investigators police powers hits dead end

    A Senate committee has killed a bill that would have given police powers to investigators in the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office, a move the city's top prosecutor sought to improve investigations of police misconduct. The legislation was one of a slate of proposals State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby...

  • Former city housing worker acquitted in 'sex for repairs' case

    Former city housing worker acquitted in 'sex for repairs' case

    The first of two former city public housing workers accused of demanding sexual favors for repair work was acquitted Thursday after the alleged victim who was expected to testify did not appear in court. Doug Hussy, 62, was cleared of charges of second-degree assault, fourth-degree sex offense,...

  • Baltimore prosecutors clear police officers in three 2016 shooting incidents

    Baltimore prosecutors clear police officers in three 2016 shooting incidents

    Baltimore prosecutors have cleared police officers of criminal wrongdoing in three shooting incidents from last year, according to police records. Among the incidents is the April 2016 shooting of a man wearing an animal outfit who claimed to have a bomb outside the studios of television station...

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