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  • Jury hears testimony that defendant 'ordered the hit' on teen at Towson mall

    Jury hears testimony that defendant 'ordered the hit' on teen at Towson mall
    One of four men charged with the December 2011 shooting death of 19-year-old Rodney Pridget at Towson Town Center testified on Thursday against two of his alleged conspirators, telling the jury that one of them "ordered the hit" on Pridget. Jermell...
  • Four indicted in killing of witness in drugs and guns case

    A 55-year-old man operating an unauthorized cab in Baltimore witnessed a passenger's arrest, according to prosecutors, then turned down a bribe to give false testimony in the case. Months later, he was shot to death in front of the suburban home he shared...
  • Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing

    Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing
    Rodney Pridget and his girlfriend were unaware they were being followed as they stopped at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Nordstrom and other stores at a crowded Towson Town Center Mall six days before Christmas. But as they left the mall, a man vying to...
  • Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says

    Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says
    Corruption allegations at the Baltimore City Detention Center have focused attention on the extensive "bill of rights" that protects state corrections officers who face disciplinary proceedings. Union leaders hailed the measure when it passed the...
  • Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF

    Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF
    Maryland lawmakers called Wednesday for a sweeping inquiry into the state prison system, amid allegations that a gang effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center, orchestrating crimes from behind bars and impregnating female correctional...
  • Who is running the city's jail?

    Who is running the city's jail?
    Baltimoreans are discovering that the inmates have been running the Baltimore City Detention Center, namely the BGF or Black Guerrilla Family ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). Tavon "Bulldog" White, a leader in the BGF gang was quoted as...
  • Inmates running the jail

    The federal racketeering and drug charges unveiled this week against 25 inmates and guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center raise serious questions about the state's management of the facility. Investigators detailed a pattern of corruption and...
  • Who was in charge at the city detention center?

    Who was in charge at the city detention center?
    I have lots of questions about the Black Guerrilla Family case, starting with this: Was the warden of the Baltimore City Detention Center asked to approve maternity leave for any of the female correctional officers allegedly impregnated by inmate Tavon...
  • Number of people killed in Baltimore now higher than 2011

    Number of people killed in Baltimore now higher than 2011
    The number of people killed in Baltimore this year has exceeded the count from all of 2011 after a violent Wednesday that saw at least one stabbed and three shot — including two near the same corner where a 16-year-old was killed a day earlier....
  • Baltimore police investigating another Greenmount shooting

    A man was shot in the 1000 block of Greenmount Avenue in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore Monday night, according to Baltimore police — adding another crime scene to a north-south corridor already left bloodied in recent days....
  • Robbery is latest in a string of shootings on Greenmount Ave.

    Robbery is latest in a string of shootings on Greenmount Ave.
    Once a place to wind down during retirement, Johnston Square Apartments, a gray, fairly new multistory apartment complex for seniors along Greenmount Avenue in East Baltimore, has become a safe house. "The majority of people in here stay in here," said...
  • Batts: Black Guerrilla Family gang 'expanding its reign'

    Batts: Black Guerrilla Family gang 'expanding its reign'
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts says that the Black Guerrilla Family gang is spurring much of the recent violence in the city as it tries to expand its reach.  Batts, who recently took over as commissioner after working 30 years on the...