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  • Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel

    Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel
    Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...
  • Batts' peevish response to hospital death [Editorial]

    Batts' peevish response to hospital death  [Editorial]
    Without knowing all the facts, it's impossible to say whether police officers acted responsibly in the events leading up to the death of 19-year-old George V. King, who was reportedly struck repeatedly with a Taser by an officer seeking to help staff...
  • Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation

    Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation
    Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former...
  • East Baltimore gang targeted in sweeping prosecution

    East Baltimore gang targeted in sweeping prosecution
    A surveillance camera near the East Baltimore murder scene spied a group from the Black Guerrilla Family gathered to congratulate a gang member on a job well done — a long-time rival was dead and a prior killing avenged. Henry Mills had been a BGF...
  • First Amendment is sacrosanct [Letter]

    First Amendment is sacrosanct [Letter]
    As a peace activist who believes strongly in the First Amendment and as a proponent of animal rights, I really enjoyed reading Bruce Friedrich's commentary, "Everybody suffers when officers act like they're above the law" (May 29). Of particular...
  • Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say

    Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say
    Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill was sitting in his Toyota Tundra, about to leave the garage where his vehicle had been repaired, when he noticed someone lurking around the East Baltimore business. The off-duty officer called the shop's owner, who...
  • Baltimore man arrested in Abingdon in connection with city triple shooting, murder in March

    A Baltimore man was arrested on a warrant in Abingdon Wednesday morning in connection with a triple shooting in Baltimore in March that left one person dead, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Deshawn Richardson, 19, of the 3200 block of...
  • No charges in case of Nikita Levy, Hopkins doctor accused of secret taping

    No charges in case of Nikita Levy, Hopkins doctor accused of secret taping
    Authorities have concluded the investigation into the Johns Hopkins gynecologist suspected of recording patients during exams and determined that no one will face criminal charges, according to court records. Dr. Nikita Levy committed suicide in...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with killing girlfriend's puppy

    Baltimore police officer charged with killing girlfriend's puppy
    A city police officer is accused of beating a Jack Russell terrier puppy with a mop, then choking the dog and sending a picture of its dead body to its owner — his girlfriend. Montgomery County Police have charged Alec Eugene Taylor, 27, of Silver...
  • Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate

    Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate
    Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
  • Baltimore Police track high-profile fugitive to Virginia Beach

    Baltimore Police track high-profile fugitive to Virginia Beach
    Baltimore police say a high-priority suspect wanted in connection with an attack on his child's mother was captured Thursday morning in Virginia Beach, Va. Christopher Troy Goode faces charges of attempted murder for a Sept. 12 attack on a woman in South...
  • Baltimore officer did not use service weapon in murder-suicide

    Baltimore officer did not use service weapon in murder-suicide
    The Baltimore police officer suspected of killing a city firefighter and his girlfriend Sunday did not use his service weapon to shoot them, Anne Arundel County police said Monday. Anne Arundel County police have not elaborated on a motive in what they'...