| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets.
Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Apparently Tavon White, the leader of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang at the Baltimore City Detention Center, has been running the prison for some time ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24).
To connect the dots between violent crime, simply...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Though they aren't trumpeting it, the Baltimore Police Department's homicide unit has made several recent arrests in killings dating back to last year.
Police spokespeople said they did not know the motives behind the crimes.
The arrests are a...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:32 AM
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....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:19 PM
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....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:55 PM
When Antonio Malone needed $15,000 to pay off the assailants who stormed his West Baltimore rowhouse and demanded money and heroin, a gang leader told him exactly where to go. Police say he was sent to a 12th floor apartment at The Redwood, the home of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Perry Roark, the co-founder and "supreme commander" of notorious prison gang Dead Man Inc., pleaded guilty to federal racketeering and related murder and drug charges this week, accepting a life sentence as part of the deal.
Some of the charges would...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Buried at the bottom of today's CityPaper article about the Black Guerrilla Family gang is an eye-opening interview with an anonymous member, spelling out the gang's goal of infiltrating city government by masquerading as an anti-drug, black empowerment...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups.
But like so many areas...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:07 PM
Federal authorities announced Thursday a racketeering indictment charging 35 alleged Bloods gang members with murder, kidnapping and other crimes from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore — a move they said had "dismantled" the gang.