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Mosby says Baltimore homicide commission is waste of money

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby said Monday that the fledgling Homicide Review Commission is a waste of money, in part because law enforcement officials already know what is driving the city's record-setting surge in killings. Mosby said in a radio interview that it made "absolutely no sense" for the city to spend $200,000 on the commission, and that the money could have been better spent "going after the individuals" responsible for violent crime and on witness protection programs. She called Baltimore the "home of witness intimidation." Earlier this year Mosby's office withdrew its support for the initiative, which brings...