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  • School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen

    School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen
    Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts. Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
  • Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown

    Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts met with students at KIPP charter schools Friday to ease their fears, a day after a visiting college student's tripod was mistaken for a gun, setting off an hours-long lockdown. "I...
  • More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says

    More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says
    The number of Baltimore police officers on paid suspension over misconduct allegations has shrunk by more than half, allowing more officers to return to the street, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Wednesday. For years,...
  • No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire

    No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire
    One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations...
  • Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers

    Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers
    Baltimore Police plan to purchase 300 new computers for their nine police district stations, a long-needed upgrade that officials said will allow officers to work quicker and better use technology to fight crime. The agency did not provide information...
  • City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983

    City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983
    Homicides in Baltimore reached their lowest monthly total in three decades in March, a stark turnaround that police cautiously attributed to better patrols and intelligence-sharing after a bloody start to the year. Seven people were killed in March,...
  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...
  • Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

    Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl
    A Baltimore City police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl, the city state's attorney announced. Frederick Allen, 49, met the victim when she began attending Fort Worthington Police Athletic League...
  • Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant

    Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant
    More than 100 area law enforcement officers, firefighters, police retirees and others donated blood Wednesday at an American Red Cross blood drive honoring wounded Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill. The drive was held at the Fraternal Order of...
  • Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'

    Police say barricade suspect was on a 'one-man crime spree'
    A suspect on a "one-man crime spree" shot and killed a person Friday after a botched carjacking, authorities said, then took his life after drawing officers into an hours-long standoff at a Baltimore nonprofit. The morning incident, which closed roads...
  • Rawlings-Blake remains confident in police chief Batts

    Rawlings-Blake remains confident in police chief Batts
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday her confidence in Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has not wavered, despite a dramatic spike in homicides to start the year. Baltimore has experienced 16 homicides this year — more than one a day...
  • Community holds vigil for man killed in Southwest Baltimore robbery

    More than 60 people held candles, signed a giant sympathy card and dropped donations in a bucket Thursday for the family of a man killed during a Jan. 9 robbery in Southwest Baltimore. Jose Abreu and his wife were both shot as they visited Abreu's...