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  • Baltimore man pleads guilty after series of armed robberies

    Baltimore man pleads guilty after series of armed robberies
    A Baltimore man pleaded guilty this week after investigators tied him to a series of armed robberies earlier this year in Northeast Baltimore. After one of the robberies, Thomas Mims, 53, was found in a car matching descriptions given by witnesses and...
  • Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession

    Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession
    Baltimore County police have charged a civilian employee who worked in the department's Criminal Investigation Division after detectives found marijuana in her home Wednesday. Investigators searched the home of Susan M. Burke on Glenback Avenue in...
  • Havre de Grace council holds up money for expanded planning post, agrees to fund police position

    The Havre de Grace City Council tabled a request Monday night to turn a part-time city planner position into full-time, but the council did agree to fund the hiring of an additional police officer. Council members were divided over the proposed budget...
  • Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released

    Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets. A police surveillance camera operator...
  • Two arrested in Catonsville double shooting that left one dead

    Two arrested in Catonsville double shooting that left one dead
    Baltimore County police have arrested two Baltimore men in connection with a double shooting in Catonsville on Monday that left one man dead and another wounded. Jordan Nathaniel Jackson, 20, and Christopher Andre Williams, 30, were charged with first-...
  • Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality

    Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake criticized the Police Department's handling of a high-profile police brutality investigation on Wednesday, and said she had directed the police commissioner to develop a "comprehensive" plan to address brutality in the...
  • Bad cops and videotape [Editorial]

    Bad cops and videotape  [Editorial]
    The suspension of a Baltimore City police officer this week after a videotape surfaced showing him violently assaulting a citizen in June appears to confirm what has become a depressing pattern: A brutal attack that should have merited a swift response...
  • Lawyers for officer accused of killing dog ask Bernstein to reconsider case

    Lawyers for officer accused of killing dog ask Bernstein to reconsider case
    Attorneys for a Baltimore police officer accused of slitting the throat of a shar-pei in June took the rare step Wednesday of writing an outside-the-court letter directly to Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein, asking him to drop the case....
  • Laurel Police report strong-arm robbery [Crime Log]

    Laurel Police report strong-arm robbery [Crime Log]
    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report major crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Fort Meade Road, 200 block, Sept. 9....
  • Bel Air officials observe Town Hall's 50 years of service

    Bel Air officials observe Town Hall's 50 years of service
    Bel Air town officials this week are observing the 50th anniversary of Town Hall on Hickory Avenue, the oldest functioning municipal government building in Harford County. A block from the town's main business district, Town Hall sits between Shamrock...
  • Pedestrian, 43, hit by car, killed on Trimble Road in Edgewood

    Pedestrian, 43, hit by car, killed on Trimble Road in Edgewood
    A 43-year-old man was killed Saturday night when he was hit by a car in Edgewood, the sheriff's office said. Shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday, Harford County sheriff's deputies were called to the 1700 block of Trimble Road in Edgewood for a report of an...
  • Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video

    Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video
    A South Baltimore man filed a lawsuit Monday against a city police officer, accusing the officer of punching him repeatedly during a June arrest — an incident that was captured on video. Kollin Truss and Officer Vincent E. Cosom argued a few...