| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Thursday that he is planning to change the way police get eyewitnesses to pick out suspects, citing research that shows current techniques can lead to cases of mistaken identity.
Batts said he wants...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Though they aren't trumpeting it, the Baltimore Police Department's homicide unit has made several recent arrests in killings dating back to last year.
Police spokespeople said they did not know the motives behind the crimes.
The arrests are a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:02 AM
City detectives are investigating two overnight shootings that left one man dead in Oliver and another man wounded in Upton, the Baltimore Police Department said.
About 11:46 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Pennsylvania...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Sunday, a Sun editorial unfairly criticized the Baltimore Police Department for losing its focus on targeting the city's most violent criminals. I can assure residents that since I was appointed commissioner some 180 days ago, the senior leadership...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
UPDATE, 1:20 PM: Police now say they expect to release the names of the officers involved in the arrest of Anthony Anderson. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the "department's naming policy applies now that the death has been ruled a homicide," but...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Patapsco Bingo in Baltimore on Thursday lost its court bid to stop city police from enforcing a ban on Internet "sweepstakes" parlors offering cash prizes on games that play like slot machines.
After a Circuit Court hearing, Judge Jeffrey M. Geller...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:51 AM
The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:08 AM
City prosecutors have declined to press charges against a Baltimore police officer after an investigation into his conduct following the accidental shooting death of a 13-year-old girl, saying they did not have enough information to pursue a case....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Police commissioners have come and gone in Baltimore over the past decade - five, to be precise - but there's been one consistent face of the Police Department over the past 10 years: spokespeople Donny Moses and Nicole Monroe.
On Friday, Moses and...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Two Baltimore police officers have been charged with assaulting a man last year after he fled a drug arrest and tried to hide in one of the officers' girlfriend's home.
Sgt. Marinos N. Gialamas and Officer Anthony Williams, who was off duty at the time,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The two men wore body armor with "POLICE" written across the chest and spilled out of their unmarked car, weapons drawn, ordering Christopher Dukes and his passenger out of their vehicle at a South Baltimore gas station parking lot. When Dukes pulled off,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Christopher Gaul, former managing editor of the Catholic Review and reporter for The Sun and The Evening Sun and area television stations, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Essex. He was 72.
He joined the Catholic Review as a writer in 1995 and...