| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Baltimore Police Department's internal affairs chief is leaving the agency, a little more than a year after being brought on to reassure the public that a scandal-weary agency would get tougher policing itself, a spokesman confirmed.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:25 PM
A police recruit wounded in a training exercise can respond through hand signals but remains hospitalized with an unclear path to recovery, said a Baltimore attorney representing the officer.
State police identified the injured officer candidate on...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Michael Kundrat, a Carroll County native and 26-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
Kundrat, 53, who has been acting MdTA chief for 18 months, was selected from a field of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Bel Air police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a stabbing that wounded two people in a parking lot outside the Dark Horse Saloon Dec. 1.
Tyron Lee Fuqua, 33, of the 1800 block of North Wolfe Street in Baltimore, was picked up Friday in...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:06 PM
A man fled from police and crashed his car blocks away Thursday, leaving him trapped in the burning vehicle after it rolled over, Baltimore police said.
The man, whom police did not identify, was in "very critical" condition a few hours after the crash,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts replaced the head of the department’s training academy Monday, as the agency seeks to address safety lapses and restore public confidence following the accidental shooting last week of a trainee.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore police did not have permission to conduct training exercises at the shuttered state facility for the developmentally disabled where an officer was shot and critically wounded, according to Maryland health officials.
"As far as we can tell,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Just three days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of an accidental shooting during training, the new head of the Baltimore police academy informed top brass Friday that he intends to leave the agency.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A Baltimore police officer who last year shot a knife-wielding man through the windshield of his car while seated inside the vehicle has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing by the city state’s attorney’s office.
The April 10, 2012 shooting...