Five officers from Freddie Gray case face internal discipline

Yvonne Wenger

Writer

Yvonne Wenger writes about City Hall, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s administration, poverty and all matters that stand in the way of a thriving Baltimore. Since joining The Sun in January 2012, she’s covered Social Security issues, the impact of the Boston Marathon bombing on a local family and the consequences of the backlog at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Maryland’s servicemen and women. Yvonne, who grew up in Lancaster, Pa., previously covered politics for The (Charleston, S.C.) Post and Courier and local government for the Reading (Pa.) Eagle.

Recent Articles

  • Carroll County woman wins Washington College's $66,000 writing prize

    Carroll County woman wins Washington College's $66,000 writing prize

    A passing conversation with a chemistry teacher at Manchester Valley High School set Catalina Righter on a path that led Friday to her winning one of writing's most lucrative prizes. The 22-year-old Righter, who grew up in northeastern Carroll County, was awarded Washington College's Sophie Kerr...

  • Man dies after two-vehicle accident in Essex

    Man dies after two-vehicle accident in Essex

    A 23-year-old man died after a two-vehicle crash Thursday in Essex. Police said Friday that Ronald Kevin Parris III was pronounced dead at Franklin Square Hospital after being involved in a crash on Martin Boulevard at Kelso Drive. The preliminary investigation shows that a Hyundai Sonata and Ford...

  • Police discover victim of nonfatal shooting in Druid Heights

    Police discover victim of nonfatal shooting in Druid Heights

    Baltimore police found a 39-year-old man with a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound Friday while canvassing an area after a report of gunfire. Police were called to the intersection of Laurens and McCulloh streets in Druid Heights around 6:45 p.m. While officers were looking for witnesses and possible...

  • Baltimore man latest to be sentenced in food stamp trafficking cases

    Baltimore man latest to be sentenced in food stamp trafficking cases

    A Baltimore man was ordered Friday to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution for illegally trafficking in food stamps. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett also sentenced Mohammad Shafiq, 51, to almost four years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Shafiq's sentencing...

  • 31-year-old man arrested in connection with Towson bank robbery

    31-year-old man arrested in connection with Towson bank robbery

    Law enforcement officials arrested a 31-year-old man Friday who was wanted in connection with a Towson bank robbery and an unrelated attempted-murder charge in Baltimore. Dominic Walker, whose last known address is in Reisterstown, allegedly approached a teller at the M&T Bank at 32 York Road at...

  • Howard County announces seven arrests in opioid crackdown

    Howard County announces seven arrests in opioid crackdown

    Howard County police say a crackdown on opioid use and related drug dealing has led to seven attests in three heroin-distribution cases in recent weeks. Detectives concluded a three-month investigation in mid-May into 31-year-old Robert Ehrhardt, who was allegedly selling heroin and cocaine in...

  • Police arrest Florida man in rape of Baltimore teenager

    Baltimore police have arrested a Florida man on charges he raped a Baltimore teenager after offering the girl and her friend a ride from Lexington Market. A 16-year-old girl entered her address and her friend's address into 26-year-old Darius Leon Curry's smartphone on Wednesday to direct him to...

  • City police looking to identify person riding dirt bike with child

    City police looking to identify person riding dirt bike with child

    Baltimore police are attempting to identify a person who was recorded in East Baltimore riding on a dirt bike with a child. Police released a video Friday, asking for the public's help identifying the suspect. The 46-second video shows the suspect with a pack of a dozen riders at the intersection...

61°