RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Homicide

A collection of news and information related to Homicide published by this site and its partners.

Top Homicide Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search

    Arundel police officer kills family's dog during search
    An Anne Arundel County police officer shot and killed a family's dog Saturday while investigating a burglary, officials said. Police said the officer — a one-year veteran of the force who was not identified — was canvassing a neighborhood...
  • Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana

    Former cop is 'linchpin' of campaign to legalize marijuana
    Not long after Neill Franklin stepped behind a lectern in Annapolis to argue for making marijuana legal, the retired law enforcement officer was fighting tears again. It happens all the time — whenever he pauses to think of the futility of the war...
  • Woman's death in burglary leaves Southeast Baltimore reeling

    Woman's death in burglary leaves Southeast Baltimore reeling
    For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child. In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...
  • 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-...
  • 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...