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  • Will city jail scandal come back to haunt O'Malley in 2016? [Letter]

    Will city jail scandal come back to haunt O'Malley in 2016? [Letter]
    The sudden resignation of Gary D. Maynard as secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has huge implications both immediate as well as a few years down the road ("State public safety and corrections secretary stepping...
  • 5 plead guilty in Black Guerrilla Family jail smuggling ring

    5 plead guilty in Black Guerrilla Family jail smuggling ring
    Five people pleaded guilty this week to their roles in a drug smuggling scheme orchestrated by the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore jail. Inmates Jermaine McFadden, 24, and Kenneth Parham, 23; corrections officer Katrina LaPrade, 31;...
  • 200 homicides and counting

    200 homicides and counting
    After nearly a decade of steady declines, Baltimore has surpassed the grim milestone of 200 homicides for the second straight year. If the killing continues at the current rate, it will far exceed 2012's total of 217. What makes this particularly...
  • Blighted E. Baltimore neighborhood improving, residents say

    Blighted E. Baltimore neighborhood improving, residents say
    Rozeana Faulk has lived her whole life in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, watching as drug trafficking gripped what was once a solid middle-class community and the area decayed. Now Faulk sees signs of hope in one of the city's most depressed and...
  • Killings mount with Northwest Baltimore shooting

    Killings mount with Northwest Baltimore shooting
    A 19-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a car in an alley in Northwest Baltimore early Wednesday morning, continuing a violent stretch that has seen nearly a killing per day for the past month. The victim, identified as Delonta Harrison, was...
  • Baltimore jail officials give tour of security improvements

    Baltimore jail officials give tour of security improvements
    Seven months after the Baltimore City Detention Center was thrust into the national spotlight as a haven for corruption, state corrections officials made the case Thursday that a series of reforms have significantly improved safety at the 150-year-old...
  • Elected officials discuss upcoming General Assembly, county and community health

    Elected officials discuss upcoming General Assembly, county and community health
    There was a slight hint of sadness in the air at last week's annual legislative luncheon hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce. Of the seven elected officials who spoke at the event, two will retire after the 2014 General Assembly and...
  • Video shows masked, gloved gunman bursting into Baltimore barbershop

    Video shows masked, gloved gunman bursting into Baltimore barbershop
    (Video provided by Baltimore Police Department) When the gunman in the surgical mask, sunglasses and latex gloves bursts into the Northeast Baltimore barber shop, nobody seems to flinch.  Even when his gun jams when he points it at his unsuspecting...
  • Three guilty in long-running Baltimore murder conspiracy

    Three guilty in long-running Baltimore murder conspiracy
    Three men were convicted Friday in a yearlong string of violence that saw a man killed and five wounded after East Baltimore drug dealer Robert Moore promised the extinction of his foes as vengeance for the death of a relative. Moore, 45, was...
  • Two from Harford charged with helping run BGF gang in jails

    Two people from Harford County were among the 19 indicted in connection with an alleged widespread plan to operate the Black Guerrilla Family inside correctional facilities. Derrick Jones, 41, of Aberdeen, and Michelle Ricks, 43, of Edgewood, were...
  • 17 charged in West Baltimore drug case

    17 charged in West Baltimore drug case
    Authorities charged 17 alleged members of a West Baltimore cocaine and heroin ring that used distinctive yellow and green packaging for its product, the State's Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Three men were charged in federal court and had their...
  • Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope

    Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope
    Blocks away from the Baltimore City Detention Center and well after midnight, a man in a blue "No. 11" sports jersey clutched a package and made his way toward the jail. As he approached the heavily fortified compound, a rope emerged from a top-floor...