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  • Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood

    Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood
    Baltimore Police have not released any motive for a shooting on East Eager Street in Johnston Square on Saturday night that left three people wounded, including a child. Police say they're working to find who was responsible for the shooting. "The...
  • Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself

    Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself
    A Baltimore police detective was convicted by a jury on all counts in a case in which city prosecutors said he had lied about shooting himself in a downtown parking garage and improperly obtained worker's compensation benefits.  Mark Cheshire, a...
  • Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free

    Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free
    Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free. During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...
  • A smaller, smarter force

    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...
  • Baltimore Police Academy graduation follows accidental shooting

    Baltimore Police Academy graduation follows accidental shooting
    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...
  • Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief

    Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief
    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....
  • Third suspect in killing of 1-year-old may be in N.Y.

    Third suspect in killing of 1-year-old may be in N.Y.
    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...
  • Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending

    Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending
    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...
  • Joseph E. Emerson, attorney

    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...
  • Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs

    Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs
    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...
  • David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance

    David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance
    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...
  • Boy, 13, alleges sex assault by fellow students at SEED school

    Boy, 13, alleges sex assault by fellow students at SEED school
    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...