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  • DNA on gun used in 2013 Edgewood killing not conclusively matched, expert testifies

    DNA on gun used in 2013 Edgewood killing not conclusively matched, expert testifies
    Testimony from detectives and deputies, who investigated reports of shots being fired at a house, which prosecutors say was the motive for a 2013 Edgewood deadly shooting 10 days later – leaving one dead and another fighting for his life –...
  • Second teen denied bail in killing

    Second teen denied bail in killing
    The teen homicide suspect stood with his head hung low Tuesday as his attorney pleaded unsuccessfully for a judge to take his youth and learning disabilities into consideration and grant him bail. Allen Pinkney, wearing the distinctive black-and-white T-...
  • Girl, 12, robbed at gunpoint on way to school in Southeast Baltimore

    Girl, 12, robbed at gunpoint on way to school in Southeast Baltimore
    A 12-year-old girl was robbed at gunpoint while walking to her Southeast Baltimore school last week, police confirmed after the school's principal sent parents a letter about the incident. The girl, a student at Patterson Park Public Charter School in...
  • Richardson home, site of 2012 murder, sells for $126,500

    Richardson home, site of 2012 murder, sells for $126,500
    The Bel Air home of the Robert C. Richardson family, whose patriarch was killed two years ago by his teenage son after what he claimed was years of abuse by his father, was sold Thursday morning at public auction for $115,000. The highest bid, from a man...
  • Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts

    Phylicia Barnes detective acquitted of 2 counts
    A veteran city police detective was acquitted Thursday of burglary and assault charges stemming from his search for his daughter. A Baltimore jury deadlocked on another assault charge. Detective Daniel T. Nicholson IV, a 19-year veteran who was the...
  • Batts needs a media pro [Commentary]

    Batts needs a media pro [Commentary]
    Before I retired as a sergeant from the Baltimore Police Department in 1996 after 23 years of service, I had worked in a variety of staff positions. Given my background, I probably know more than the average Baltimorean about how difficult a job being the...
  • Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting

    Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting
    A Harford County man let out a sigh of relief in the circuit courthouse Thursday afternoon after being cleared of all charges in a 2013 Edgewood murder. Garfield Smith III, 22, faced charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted first-...
  • For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery

    For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery
    Baltimore novelist Laura Lippman's husband, David Simon, once suggested that she write a novel based on the real-life disappearance of local gambling kingpin Julius "The Lord" Salsbury. Naturally, she ignored him. "David saw the story with a reporter'...
  • Man charged with setting fire to neighbor's home in Essex

    Man charged with setting fire to neighbor's home in Essex
    A 65-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after Baltimore County police said he set his neighbor's house on fire Tuesday in Essex. Investigators believe John Wesley Mosley Jr. used an accelerant to start a fire in his neighbor's home in...
  • Annapolis shooting victim opened fire 1st, police say

    Annapolis shooting victim opened fire 1st, police say
    An Annapolis teenager who suffered a gunshot wound to the foot in January had previously attempted to shoot his alleged assailant but missed, police said. And despite not hitting his target, he currently faces more serious charges than the other accused...
  • Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say

    Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say
    Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill was sitting in his Toyota Tundra, about to leave the garage where his vehicle had been repaired, when he noticed someone lurking around the East Baltimore business. The off-duty officer called the shop's owner, who...
  • Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal
    Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas. Those are some...