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Man, 24, sentenced to more than 5 years for arson during April 2015 rioting

A Baltimore man captured on video kicking a shop owner in the head during the April 2015 rioting was sentenced Wednesday to 70 months in federal prison in connection with burning a store. Trevon Green, 24, pleaded guilty in July after authorities said he encouraged others to set fire to the Jolly...

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Shocking force:

  • How Tasers work

    How Tasers work

    A Taser fires two electrified darts up to 25 feet to cause neuromuscular incapacitation, as described below. The device also can be used in drive-stun-mode, which causes localized pain. Read the full investigation: Shocking force: Police in Maryland didn't follow Taser safety recommendations in...

  • Agencies with highest Taser use, 2012-2014

    Agencies with highest Taser use, 2012-2014

    Baltimore City police top the list for number of Taser discharges. Baltimore County ranks second with half as many firings. These two departments, together with  Montgomery County, make up nearly half of all Taser use in the state. Below are the 15 agencies with the most discharges. Source: Governor's...

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Man, 20, arrested after trying to break into ATM machine with ax in Baltimore

A 20-year-old man was arrested after trying to break into an ATM machine with an ax in Northwest Baltimore early Tuesday morning, police said. Keenen Matthews, of the 5500 block of Minnoka Avenue, is charged with attempted larceny and destruction of property in the incident in the 5400 block of...

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