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  • Rawlings-Blake eyes bigger role for police civilian review board

    Rawlings-Blake eyes bigger role for police civilian review board
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has asked her senior team to explore giving Baltimore's police civilian review board a "more impactful" role in the police disciplinary process. "In order for us to be consistent across the board...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • Two kayakers at Prettyboy charged

    Two kayakers at Prettyboy charged
    Two kayakers who were injured after falling 200 feet over the face of the dam at Prettyboy Reservoir have been charged with trespassing. Paul K. Hare, 22, and Stephen D. Sparks, 21, both of Parkton, are charged with criminal trespassing and face $1,000...
  • Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned

    Conviction of Maryland alum -- dubbed 'cannibal cop' -- is overturned
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York's "cannibal cop" released from jail after overturning the former city police officer's conviction for plotting to kidnap, kill and cook women. U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan threw out the...
  • After an uptick, Baltimore homicides return to trend of decline

    After an uptick, Baltimore homicides return to trend of decline
    One year after one of Baltimore's most violent summers, this July opened with one of the lowest midyear homicide counts in three decades. Killings declined in the first half of 2014 to 97 people, compared with 115 during the first half of last year,...
  • Stacking the deck [Editorial]

    Stacking the deck  [Editorial]
    A year after Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged to reinvigorate the city's civilian police review board, panel members say nothing much has changed. That's hardly surprising. The board still lacks the power to investigate citizens'...
  • No excuse for selling to anyone under age during liquor stings [Editorial]

    No excuse for selling to anyone under age during liquor stings [Editorial]
    Over the years, the rate at which Harford County liquor license holders end up serving underage students or police cadets has varied substantially. In the most recent sting, the liquor inspector reports 27 out of 30 businesses checked passed the test by...
  • Deer head placed at Churchville front door [Harford police blotter]

    Deer head placed at Churchville front door [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Jacob Alan Barclay, 25, of the first block of Post Road, was charged Thursday with theft less than $100. Timothy Farrare, 25, of the 300 block of Woodland Green Court,...
  • In first six months, Baltimore homicides at a low

    In first six months, Baltimore homicides at a low
    Baltimore saw 97 homicides in the first six months of 2014, one of the lowest totals at the halfway point in the past 30 years.  Killings are down more than 15 percent from the same time last year, when the city was dealing with a spate of more than...
  • Baltimore Police grow incredibly 'Happy' over Twitter followers

    Baltimore Police grow incredibly 'Happy' over Twitter followers
    The Baltimore Police are so happy.  Not just a little happy, like when the Royal Farms offers those 2-for-1 Krispy Kreme specials.  The cops are gyrating by the Shot Tower, doing the worm at the gym, confusing a drug-sniffing dog, kinda happy.  And,...
  • Baltimore 911 call center glitch resolved after causing delays

    Baltimore 911 call center glitch resolved after causing delays
    A glitch at the Baltimore 911 call center caused wait times of a minute or more for some callers reporting crimes and emergencies Monday night, city officials said. The issue was resolved shortly before 11 p.m., the city's Office of Emergency...
  • Laurel Police report two armed robberies [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Prince George's County police report major crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City...