| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A man described by prosecutors as a major cocaine dealer in Dundalk who sold primarily to dancers at local strip clubs was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison.
Prosecutors said the investigation of the man dubbed a kingpin for his wide array of...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Authorities charged 17 alleged members of a West Baltimore cocaine and heroin ring that used distinctive yellow and green packaging for its product, the State's Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
Three men were charged in federal court and had their...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Baltimore CitiWatch surveillance cameras helped thwart a jail smuggling attempt on Sunday, state corrections officials reported.
Early Sunday, state correctional workers monitoring the city’s crime cameras posted around the Baltimore City...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Blocks away from the Baltimore City Detention Center and well after midnight, a man in a blue "No. 11" sports jersey clutched a package and made his way toward the jail.
As he approached the heavily fortified compound, a rope emerged from a top-floor...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts in a radio interview on Thursday evening expressed doubt that marijuana should be legalized.
Batts, responding to a question from host Anthony McCarthy on WEAA, discussed his own upbringing in describing...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Drug dealers are lacing heroin with the potent painkiller fentanyl, creating a deadly cocktail that is killing unknowing users — sometimes within minutes of use.
The drug combination has killed dozens of people in several states, prompting law...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's deputies report:
Rachel L. Snedegar, 30, of the 10 block of West Inca Street, was charged Tuesday with distribution of drugs.
Gregory A. Pringle, 46, off the 500 block of First Street,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts' long-awaited consultant's report on how to reshape his department and drive down crime comes to what sounds like an obvious conclusion: The city's police should focus on gangs, guns and violent repeat...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Sheriff's deputies tipped off by an alert citizen seized 32 capsules of suspected heroin from a car in the parking lot at Home Depot in Bel Air, police said.
Around 1 p.m. Thursday, off-duty DFC Charles Sadokski was flagged down by a person at the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000.
Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...