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  • Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]

    Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]
    Seeing news reports about the recent shooting and its aftermath in Ferguson, Mo., makes me wonder whether all police officers should be armed with new weapon, the uniform-mounted video camera ("'Another senseless death,'" Aug. 13). Arming officers...
  • A necessary conversation [Commentary]

    A necessary conversation [Commentary]
    I would like to write my sons a love letter about peace and post-racial living, of a wonderful time when all people move freely, of a place where black bodies are not endangered and black life is not criminalized. But that is not my story, and it is not...
  • Baltimore's moment of silence [Editorial]

    Baltimore's moment of silence  [Editorial]
    This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
  • Police and firefighters deserve a tax break [Letter]

    Police and firefighters deserve a tax break [Letter]
    The Sun believes that "exempting police retirement income from state tax would be a mistake" ("Pension pandering," Aug. 12). Fair enough. But when I reached the fourth paragraph of your editorial I began to see red. The inference is that "we" provide...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....
  • The virtue of video

    The virtue of video
    Demonstrators in Baltimore are planning to return to the streets tonight in support of residents of Ferguson, Mo., where marchers have been protesting the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager since Aug. 9. The death of Michael Brown, 18,...
  • Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced

    Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced
    A set of historic wrought-iron gates that were stolen and scrapped from Dundalk's Battle Acre Monument Park will be replaced, Baltimore County officials said Monday. While residents have been raising money to replace the gates, county officials said...
  • Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill

    Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill
    Word of an attack in Federal Hill appeared Monday on a neighborhood Facebook page, warning that a man had been stabbed early Sunday after being chased for his wallet. As news spread, different accounts emerged. A posting on the Federal Hill Neighborhood...
  • No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

    No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant
    An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Arson suspected at homicide victim's home

    Arson suspected at homicide victim's home
    The garage apartment where a Baltimore man was slain was burned down the next night, prompting police to investigate whether the killer is covering his tracks. Sometime late Thursday or early Friday, the body of Duane Mitchell was found in the garage...
  • Maryland health department cautions contractors on police, fire reports

    Maryland health department cautions contractors on police, fire reports
    Maryland's health department has alerted state contractors caring for disabled adults and children that they are obligated to report incidents at their facilities that involve police, fire and medical assistance. The advisory — which comes as...