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  • Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing

    Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing
    Rodney Pridget and his girlfriend were unaware they were being followed as they stopped at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Nordstrom and other stores at a crowded Towson Town Center Mall six days before Christmas. But as they left the mall, a man vying to...
  • Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says

    Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says
    Corruption allegations at the Baltimore City Detention Center have focused attention on the extensive "bill of rights" that protects state corrections officers who face disciplinary proceedings. Union leaders hailed the measure when it passed the...
  • Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF

    Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF
    Maryland lawmakers called Wednesday for a sweeping inquiry into the state prison system, amid allegations that a gang effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center, orchestrating crimes from behind bars and impregnating female correctional...
  • Who is running the city's jail?

    Who is running the city's jail?
    Baltimoreans are discovering that the inmates have been running the Baltimore City Detention Center, namely the BGF or Black Guerrilla Family ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). Tavon "Bulldog" White, a leader in the BGF gang was quoted as...
  • Inmates running the jail

    The federal racketeering and drug charges unveiled this week against 25 inmates and guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center raise serious questions about the state's management of the facility. Investigators detailed a pattern of corruption and...
  • Who was in charge at the city detention center?

    Who was in charge at the city detention center?
    I have lots of questions about the Black Guerrilla Family case, starting with this: Was the warden of the Baltimore City Detention Center asked to approve maternity leave for any of the female correctional officers allegedly impregnated by inmate Tavon...
  • Number of people killed in Baltimore now higher than 2011

    Number of people killed in Baltimore now higher than 2011
    The number of people killed in Baltimore this year has exceeded the count from all of 2011 after a violent Wednesday that saw at least one stabbed and three shot — including two near the same corner where a 16-year-old was killed a day earlier....
  • Baltimore police investigating another Greenmount shooting

    A man was shot in the 1000 block of Greenmount Avenue in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore Monday night, according to Baltimore police — adding another crime scene to a north-south corridor already left bloodied in recent days....
  • Robbery is latest in a string of shootings on Greenmount Ave.

    Robbery is latest in a string of shootings on Greenmount Ave.
    Once a place to wind down during retirement, Johnston Square Apartments, a gray, fairly new multistory apartment complex for seniors along Greenmount Avenue in East Baltimore, has become a safe house. "The majority of people in here stay in here," said...
  • Batts: Black Guerrilla Family gang 'expanding its reign'

    Batts: Black Guerrilla Family gang 'expanding its reign'
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts says that the Black Guerrilla Family gang is spurring much of the recent violence in the city as it tries to expand its reach.  Batts, who recently took over as commissioner after working 30 years on the...
  • Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006

    Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006
    One of the corrections officers accused this week of helping Black Guerrilla Family members smuggle drugs into a Baltimore jail was flagged seven years ago for alleged gang ties. A state investigator raised concerns in 2006 that Antonia Allison might...
  • BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings

    BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings
    Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...