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  • Police shutdown of '1814' event draws criticism

    Couldn't the police have waited 10 more minutes before pulling the plug? That's the question being asked this week by many of the people who attended Sunday's Hampstead Hill Festival at Patterson Park. The day-long commemoration of the bicentennial of...
  • Baltimore police officer in critical condition after crash

    Baltimore police officer in critical condition after crash
    A Baltimore Police officer remains in critical condition after getting into an off-duty crash in Carroll County earlier this week, state police said. The officer, Steven Nicholas Rosier, 29, was driving a personal vehicle near the intersection of MD-140...
  • Ahead of Star Spangled Spectacular, Baltimore zeros in on security, traffic logistics

    Ahead of Star Spangled Spectacular, Baltimore zeros in on security, traffic logistics
    The buzz will start downtown early next week before growing to a roar a few days later as the harbor fills with tall ships, the skies with flashy jet formations and the city's largest tourist attractions with massive crowds. More than a million visitors...
  • Baltimore should curb drones [Letter]

    Baltimore should curb drones [Letter]
    I appreciated the sentiments expressed by letter writer Rosalind Nestor Ellis ("No to police drones," Sept. 1). We surely do not need a militarization of the Baltimore Police Department. And to be proactive, the Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore has been...
  • Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three

    Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three
    Andrew Baker Jr. and Angel Chiwengo were holding hands and listening to soft music on the radio as he drove her home from the Pikesville Doubletree Hilton where they worked. As they headed east on Northern Parkway and passed through the York Road...
  • J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst

    J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst
    J. Paul Gahagan, a retired Social Security Administration disability analyst and an accomplished woodworker, died Sunday at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville of complications from an infection. He was 87. James Paul Gahagan — he never used...
  • Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post

    Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post
    The crime laboratory director for the Baltimore Police Department has left the agency, taking the same position with the Montgomery County Police Department, police there confirmed. Dr. Francis Chiafari had held led the city police crime lab since 2009,...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions

    Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions
    As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move. The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
  • Arrest, minor injuries, but no major incidents at Moonrise Music Festival

    Arrest, minor injuries, but no major incidents at Moonrise Music Festival
    The second and final day of the first Moonrise Festival, the electronic dance music event that attracted thousands to Pimlico Race Course over the weekend, appeared to be running smoothly Sunday evening, city officials said. At 9 p.m., a Baltimore...
  • Independent review faults city police in Tyrone West case

    Independent review faults city police in Tyrone West case
    An independent panel created to review last year's in-custody death of Tyrone West determined that Baltimore police officers did not use excessive force but made tactical errors that "potentially aggravated the situation" and did not follow basic...
  • Baltimore Police officer to plead guilty in puppy killing

    Baltimore Police officer to plead guilty in puppy killing
    A Baltimore police officer will plead guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge after he fatally beat and choked his girlfriend's Jack Russell terrier, his attorney said Tuesday. Alec Eugene Taylor, 28, a five year veteran of the department was charged in...