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  • Murder trial of city officer begins Wednesday

    Two Baltimore police sergeants are prepared to testify that a colleague, Gahiji Tshamba, appeared to be "under the influence of alcohol" after he unloaded his service weapon into an unarmed Marine last year outside a Mount Vernon bar, prosecutors said...
  • Officer's murder trial opens

    Officer's murder trial opens
    Jacqueline Hill rose from the witness stand Wednesday to answer questions about an exhibit. She stretched out her right arm as she spoke, straight to the tip of her index finger, which was cocked in the direction of a Baltimore prosecutor. Again and...
  • Federal claims in civil suit against police and city can go forward, judge rules

    The Baltimore City government and Police Department, along with their top officials, can be sued under federal law for allegedly failing to control Officer Gahiji Tshamba, who was convicted of manslaughter last month in state court after repeated...
  • Baltimore Police name officer in shooting, a policy that was nearly stopped

    Baltimore Police name officer in shooting, a policy that was nearly stopped
    Baltimore Police have identified a police officer involved in the shooting of a knife-wielding man earlier this week in West Baltimore. The identification of Officer Fred Murray, who shot a 49-year-old man Tuesday in the 1200 block of Oakhurst Pl.,...
  • Time line of Police Commissioner Bealefeld's career

    Time line of Police Commissioner Bealefeld's career
    With Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III planning to leave the city in August, after having served 31 years on the force, and five as chief, we put together a time line of his tenure: May 1981 — Bealefeld joins the city...
  • Officer indicted in Christopher Brown's death after fight

    Officer indicted in Christopher Brown's death after fight
    A Baltimore County police officer was indicted Wednesday in the death of a Randallstown teen, but the charges drew criticism from the boy's mother and the community, who continued calls for an outside investigation. James D. Laboard, a nine-year veteran,...
  • Laboard manslaughter charges appropriate, lawyers say

    Laboard manslaughter charges appropriate, lawyers say
    Only James D. Laboard knows his intentions the night Baltimore County police said the off-duty officer chased a group of teens who had thrown a rock at his home. But as authorities considered charges in the ensuing death of Christopher Brown, they had to...
  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Judge will review officer's personnel records for history of gun, alcohol issues before sentencing

    Personnel records of Officer Gahiji Tshamba, who was convicted of manslaughter last month for killing a man outside a city bar, may be considered as part of a "pre-sentence investigation" if they show a history of prior problems, a judge said Wednesday....
  • Man sentenced to 10 years in police officer's death

    Sian James was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for hurling a chunk of concrete that killed an off-duty Baltimore police officer last year during a heated argument over a parking space. James, 26, was charged with murder in the death of...
  • Torbit killing: Never let it happen again

    Torbit killing: Never let it happen again
    For a department that has seen more than its share of troubles, perhaps none could count as a more painful failure for the Baltimore Police Department than the January killing of plainclothes Officer William Torbit Jr. by friendly fire as he was trying to...