| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Most people have a handful of old, used cell phones sitting around at home. And for years, there's been no way for people to safely and conveniently recycle or resell their old phones for cash. They'd have to sell their old phones online or on...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas.
And though Police Commissioner...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:01 AM
On a hot humid night in June of 1966, Baltimore City rookie cop Dick Ellwood arrested Mickey Mantle.
It was one of those incidents that didn't make the news during Ellwood's 25 years with the Baltimore Police Department before he retired as a sergeant in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The Baltimore man dubbed the "Dine and Dasher" by police is at it again, authorities and restaurant owners say.
Andrew Palmer, 46, notorious for racking up food and drink tabs at area restaurants, then faking seizures to get out of paying the bill, was...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The family of a man who died in police custody has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Baltimore police, alleging that Anthony Anderson Sr. was viciously beaten by three officers before he died.
The suit, filed in Baltimore federal court late...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In the courtroom where Baltimore Circuit Judge Timothy J. Doory metes out justice, he has a steadfast if silent companion, Maj. German H.H. Emory, a lawyer killed in World War I whose portrait hangs to the right of his bench.
"He's looking at me every...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Prosecutors charged Baltimore police officer Andrew M. Fitzgerald with assault on Tuesday after he allegedly entered a boy's cell in the city Juvenile Booking Facility and punched him in the face.
Fitzgerald, a 26-year veteran, faces charges of second-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
(Video provided by Baltimore Police Department)
When the gunman in the surgical mask, sunglasses and latex gloves bursts into the Northeast Baltimore barber shop, nobody seems to flinch.
Even when his gun jams when he points it at his unsuspecting...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said.
An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.
Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Baltimore police are doing away with the term "stop and frisk," though officers can still use the controversial search tactic.
Baltimore's Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said controversy over the New York Police Department's heavy use of the...