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  • Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years

    Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years
    Six months after the seemingly random murder of a 12-year-old boy in East Baltimore, police had not been able to solve the case, and, a prosecutor said in court Tuesday, the investigation had "gone cold."
  • Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case

    Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case
    Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36. Virts...

    Reward offered in killing of Edmondson-Westside student leader

    Reward offered in killing of Edmondson-Westside student leader
    Baltimore Police are offering a reward in return for information in last week's killing of a talented, 17-year-old, soon-to-be Edmondson-Westside High School graduate who was trying to improve the community for his peers while eyeing a career in the...

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal
    Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas. Those are some...

    Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings

    Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings
    A next-door neighbor and law school classmate of Lauren Giddings, a North Laurel woman killed in 2011 in Macon, Ga., pleaded guilty to a murder charge and was sentenced to life in prison in a Georgia court Monday morning, according to David Cooke Jr.,...