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  • Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]

    Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]
    Seeing news reports about the recent shooting and its aftermath in Ferguson, Mo., makes me wonder whether all police officers should be armed with new weapon, the uniform-mounted video camera ("'Another senseless death,'" Aug. 13). Arming officers...
  • City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home

    City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home
    Hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the Inner Harbor on Thursday evening to protest police misconduct and brutality and stand in solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old has sparked days of civil...
  • Md. police receive millions in military gear

    Md. police receive millions in military gear
    Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine-resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — through a federal program that...
  • Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved

    Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved
    Baltimore police officials have replaced the commander of the homicide unit as two high-profile cases remain unsolved amid a recent spate of violence that saw a killing a day. Maj. Dennis Smith, asked in April to oversee both homicide and the shooting...
  • PG police seeking suspect after 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Landover

    PG police seeking suspect after 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Landover
    Prince George's County police are searching for a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a three-year-old girl in Landover on Sunday. Police said they have charged Davon Antwan Wallace, 25, of Landover, with first-degree murder in the death of...
  • Two men shot in Baltimore Wednesday evening

    Two men shot in Baltimore Wednesday evening
    Baltimore police are investigating two shootings that occurred Wednesday evening in southeast and West Baltimore and left two men in the hospital. Officers first responded at 5:12 p.m. to the 400 block of N. Bouldin St. in the Ellwood Park/Monument...
  • Riots in Ferguson and what they mean [Commentary]

    Riots in Ferguson and what they mean [Commentary]
    A riot can be many things. It can be an act of communal madness, reflecting the emotional imbecility of those who believe the best way to express joy at their ball team's win is to overturn a car. It can be an act of opportunism, a chance, under cover...
  • One dead, three others shot in three city incidents

    One dead, three others shot in three city incidents
    A man was killed and another three wounded in city shootings on Monday, Baltimore Police said. The first incident, in the 2900 block Brighton Street, was the non-fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man at around 12:25 a.m., police said. Homicide detectives...
  • Woman stabbed to death Saturday in South Baltimore

    Woman stabbed to death Saturday in South Baltimore
    A woman was stabbed to death in South Baltimore late Saturday, one of two homicides in the city that night, Baltimore police said. Officers were called to the 1500 block of Marshall Street, just south of Fort Avenue near Riverside Park, at 11:42 p.m....
  • Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K

    Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K
    Anne Arundel County Police issued a plea for the public's help Wednesday in solving the murder of a gas station clerk in Hanover last week. The reward for information in the fatal shooting of Rajinder Kumar, 49, at an Exxon station in Hanover on Aug....
  • Man dies of gunshot wounds in first Annapolis homicide of 2014

    Man dies of gunshot wounds in first Annapolis homicide of 2014
    A man died in a shooting in Annapolis early Sunday morning, the city's first homicide of the year, according to police. Officers were called to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of a shooting and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....