| 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 15, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue.
"We want them shut down," City...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore.
District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A Severna Park man accused of running drugs from Atlanta to Northern Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to a cocaine conspiracy charge that did not specify the quantity he sold — marking one of the first cases in the Washington area in which...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A 19-year-old Edgewood man was charged with illegally possessing an assault rifle during an Aberdeen police drug raid at the Economy Inn Motel in Aberdeen on Aug. 21, according to charging documents.
He was charged along with five other people after two...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
A 27-year-old man who was shot by a Baltimore Police officer after refusing to drop what turned out to be a replica gun had carjacked a man moments earlier, police say in court documents.
Marquis Queen, of Gwynn Oak, was shot multiple times on Aug. 13...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:47 PM
John H. Eaddy, 33, of the first block of Roosevelt Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant for failing to appear for a court case in which he was charged with trespassing.
Walter S. Thompson, 49, of the 1100 block of Montreal Drive,...
| 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.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:48 AM
A middle-aged heroin dealer received a mandatory life sentence last week in a federal drug-trafficking case, an outcome his lawyer said was particularly unfair because U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had announced changes in the use of the stiff...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An convicted drug dealer from Aberdeen was charged Thursday with illegally possessing five guns, marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia after he tried to flee police near his house, according to charging documents.
A Maryland State Police trooper...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:21 AM
As a public meeting approaches on what to do about a controversial methadone clinic in Hampden, clinic officials say they are making plans to curb drug dealing, loitering and other issues that have the business and residential communities calling for...