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  • Killing of 12-year-old was BGF-related, prosecutors say

    Killing of 12-year-old was BGF-related, prosecutors say
    The shooting death of 12-year-old Sean Johnson as he watched basketball on his porch in 2011 stemmed from the Black Guerrilla Family gang wanting to "send a message" in his East Baltimore neighborhood after the killing of a member, prosecutors said...
  • Police: Man stabbed roommate to death inside apartment

    Police: Man stabbed roommate to death inside apartment
    Baltimore police say they believe a 50-year-old man killed his roommate after an argument inside a Northwest apartment, Det. Jeremy Silbert said Sunday. William Brown is charged with first degree murder in the death of Andre Hill, 53, Silbert said....
  • Police: BGF member shot three, killing one, in Brooklyn

    Police: BGF member shot three, killing one, in Brooklyn
    Police have charged a 27-year-old Baltimore man with the shooting of three people - one of whom died - in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, and allege in court documents that he is a member of the Black Guerrilla Family.  Laser Womack, 27 of the 2700 block...
  • Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love

    Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love
    A Virginia appeals court on Tuesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player found guilty in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, in May 2010. George W. Huguely V's lawyers appealed...
  • After 8 years in prison for 2 murders, man charged in teen's killing

    After 8 years in prison for 2 murders, man charged in teen's killing
    In 2006, Baltimore prosecutors agreed to a plea that would send David Thornton to prison for eight years for a pair of murders. The assistant state's attorney assigned the case said that while it was a light sentence, "maybe he can't kill anyone …...
  • Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison

    Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison
    Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
  • Family remembers Craig Ray, gunned down after noise complaint

    Family remembers Craig Ray, gunned down after noise complaint
    Craig David Ray and his cousins believed they were beating the odds. Growing up in Baltimore, they knew many young black men who were gunned down or sent to prison. As they entered their 30s, Ray and his family members were thankful for their health and...
  • Police identify Mass. man stabbed to death in Fells Point marina

    Police identify Mass. man stabbed to death in Fells Point marina
    A 31-year-old Massachusetts man was fatally stabbed early Thursday at a marina in Fells Point, according to police and a city councilman. Police said a suspect, a 43-year-old Odenton man, was in custody. Police identified the victim as Osher Perez and...
  • Let's kill all the lawyers [Editorial]

    Let's kill all the lawyers  [Editorial]
    On March 5, 1770, a group of British soldiers fired into an unruly crowd, killing five American civilians in an incident known as the Boston Massacre. Facing murder charges and potentially the death penalty, the soldiers had difficulty finding someone...
  • Harford man found guilty of murder in 1972 fatal fire could leave prison

    Harford man found guilty of murder in 1972 fatal fire could leave prison
    A Harford County man, who was found guilty of first-degree murder more than four decades ago in connection with a fire that killed two teenage girls, is another step closer to winning his freedom after a Cecil County judge threw out his two remaining...
  • Trial opens in 2013 murder in rural Arundel woods

    Trial opens in 2013 murder in rural Arundel woods
    In his final moments, Darren Bell made a call to 911. "Trace this call, please," he said. "I think I'm about to be killed." Moments later, a pop and screams can be heard on the 911 recording. "They shot me!" he told the operator. Police say that not...
  • Trial begins for men accused of gunning down 12-year-old

    Trial begins for men accused of gunning down 12-year-old
    Two gunmen opened fire on 12-year-old Sean Johnson and his friends in 2011 to "send a message" to their East Baltimore neighborhood, prosecutors said Thursday at the start of the trial of the alleged gang members accused of killing Johnson and wounding...