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Southeast Baltimore lawmakers release anti-violence plan

Southeast Baltimore lawmakers release anti-violence plan

With the city on pace for a record homicide rate this year, lawmakers from Southeast Baltimore are releasing an anti-violence plan. The plan from state Sen. Bill Ferguson and Dels. Luke Clippinger, Brooke Lierman and Robbyn Lewis, all Democrats, calls for tougher gun laws and more robust funding...

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  • Police investigating three Baltimore shootings, one homicide

    Police investigating three Baltimore shootings, one homicide

    Baltimore detectives are looking for suspects in two overnight shootings and another that occurred weeks ago but that the victim initially thought involved only a BB gun. Police also said a man shot Thursday afternoon died while being treated, and homicide detectives believe they know who was responsible...

  • Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    A 33-year-old woman is charged with arson after city police said she tried to burn down an East Baltimore convenience store with Molotov cocktail Wednesday night. Aisha Tankia Warsaw, of the unit block of N. Port St., was arrested Thursday after surveillance video showed her dousing the entrance...

  • 2 shot in Baltimore Wednesday

    2 shot in Baltimore Wednesday

    Two men were shot in separate incidents — and a third reported injuries from a Tuesday night shooting — in Baltimore Wednesday, police said. At about 8 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot several times at Sidney Avenue and Kent Street in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood, police said. He was...

  • 2 injured in city shootings Tuesday night

    2 injured in city shootings Tuesday night

    Two men were injured in shootings in Baltimore Tuesday night, police said. At about 9 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the back in the 1500 block of E. Ward Ct. in the Gay Street neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. Across the city, roughly an hour earlier, a 34-year-old man was shot...

  • Police find suspected torture house in East Baltimore

    Police find suspected torture house in East Baltimore

    Inside an empty brick home in East Baltimore, city police found a man who had been reported kidnapped. He was zip-tied, bleeding and suffering from numerous injuries from being beaten with a bat, police say. There were more zip ties, the clothing of others and dried blood that did not appear to...

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