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  • Race infects juvenile justice in Maryland

    Race infects juvenile justice in Maryland
    In the past month, I anxiously awaited the outcomes of several important civil rights and criminal justice court decisions. But the case that triggered the strongest and most varied emotions was the criminal trial and acquittal of George Zimmerman, who...
  • Baltimore Police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter

    Baltimore Police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter
    UPDATE, 5:06 PM: In an email, a police spokesman said the agency was reversing course and would continue to post tweets about every reported shooting in the city. A full update will follow. The Baltimore Police Department says it will scale back its use...
  • Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter

    Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter
    The Baltimore Police Department reversed course Monday on a shift away from using its popular Twitter page to notify the public about shooting incidents, after news that "criminal-on-criminal" violence wouldn't always be disseminated brought an outcry...
  • Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury

    Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury
    Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted the defendant in a complicated murder-for-hire case as an arch-schemer who had a witness against him killed and then sought ways to benefit from the killing years down the line. But attorneys for Jose Morales,...
  • 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...
  • Man killed in overnight Gwynn Oak Avenue shooting

    Man killed in overnight Gwynn Oak Avenue shooting
    A man was shot and killed on Baltimore's Howard Park neighborhood early Friday morning, breaking a streak of more than 10 days without a homicide in the city. Officers discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest when they responded to...
  • Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon

    Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon
    David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival. The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
  • Charged with killing his fiancee, Baltimore police officer dies in apparent suicide in jail

    Charged with killing his fiancee, Baltimore police officer dies in apparent suicide in jail
    A Baltimore police officer awaiting trial for murder in the death of his fiancee died early Monday in an apparent suicide in jail, state prison officials said. James Walton Smith, 49, was being held in protective custody in the state's high-rise jail...
  • Autopsy shows Baltimore police officer hanged self in jail

    Autopsy shows Baltimore police officer hanged self in jail
    Baltimore police officer James Smith hanged himself while in his cell awaiting trial in the murder of his fiancee, an autopsy concluded on Tuesday. The office of the chief medical examiner said the cause and manner of death was suicide by hanging, said...
  • FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office

    FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office
    Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region. Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
  • Both political sides praise drug changes

    — In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...
  • Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, police officer

    Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, a retired Baltimore police officer who was a founder and first president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, died Tuesday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He...