| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
With warmer weather and an expected increase in violence approaching, the Baltimore Police Department is burning through its overtime budget at a record clip and stressing the physical capacities of its officers to the limit. City Police Commissioner...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:33 AM
The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates in gleaming black shoes and brass buttons that matched their smiles. The graduates yelled their names proudly during a special roll call and chanted at the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
A 27-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department is taking over as the new chief of police in Ocean City.
Lt. Col. Ross Buzzuro, a respected commander who began his career in Baltimore as a police cadet in 1985, will start the new job on July 2....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Baltimore police said Wednesday that detectives believe a suspect in the fatal shooting of 1-year-old Carter Scott last month has fled to New York City.
Police have identified Rashid Mayo, 22, as a suspect in the May 24 shooting that left Carter dead...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is short almost one-sixth of the officers it should have as it girds for warmer weather and increased violence — prompting top brass to once again exceed their overtime budget to fill patrol cars.
"At the most...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Joseph E. Emerson, a lawyer who was the former deputy county attorney for Frederick County, died Wednesday from cancer at his Frederick home. He was 77.
The son of Capt. Alexander L. Emerson, who was known as the "man with the maul" as head of the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Thirteen years ago, Cpl. Ed Toatley was working undercover for the Maryland State Police when he was murdered during a botched drug deal in Washington, D.C. Ed was a close friend of mine, and his tragic death Oct. 30, 2000, began my quest to end America's...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?
In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A 13-year-old boy is alleging he was sexually assaulted by other students at the SEED School of Maryland, a public boarding school for at-risk children in Southwest Baltimore.
Police confirmed that they were investigating the incident, which is alleged...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:19 PM
It has happened to many of us.
You're out drinking, having a good time with friends when suddenly, you have to go to the bathroom. Most would use a proper restroom. However, those more adventurous — or foolish — duck down an alley or...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
A Baltimore police officer accepted cash payments and provided protection for a man she believed to be a drug dealer — a man who was actually working with department investigators and FBI agents to build a criminal case against her, authorities...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Michael Kundrat, a Carroll County native and 26-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
Kundrat, 53, who has been acting MdTA chief for 18 months, was selected from a field of...