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  • 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'...
  • FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit

    FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit
    FBI investigators acting on a tip from a disgraced former Baltimore police investigator have found that officers in a special plainclothes unit falsified reports to further their cases, a federal prosecutor alleged in court Thursday. Kendell Richburg,...
  • Police say city officer killed firefighter, girlfriend in murder-suicide

    A Baltimore City police officer shot and killed a firefighter and his girlfriend early Sunday morning, before turning the gun on himself, according to Anne Arundel County police. The suspected murder-suicide — which police said stemmed from a love...
  • Christopher Lee Robinson, 37, of Abingdon

    Christopher Lee Robinson, 37, of Abingdon
    Anne Arundel County police say Baltimore Police Officer Christopher Lee Robinson, 37, shot his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend before turning the gun on himself Sunday. Robinson was having a hard time moving on from the end of the relationship,...
  • Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says

    Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says
    Baltimore police are conducting a criminal investigation into whether officers followed orders to end their pursuit of a sedan before it was involved in a fatal crash this week, a police union attorney said Friday. Michael Davey, the lawyer...
  • Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant

    Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant
    The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers. The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country &#...
  • Top official departs Baltimore Police Department

    Top official departs Baltimore Police Department
    Judy Pal, the chief of staff to Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, is leaving after one year in the position, and sources say Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's former assistant will take her spot. Pal is a communications consultant who had...
  • 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...