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  • 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:...
  • ACLU slams Baltimore Police over 'stop and frisk' name change

    The ACLU of Maryland is criticizing the Baltimore Police Department's decision to change the name of its "stop and frisk" procedures and said they receive regular complaints from citizens about such stops.  Last month, the ACLU filed a public records...
  • Police ID woman killed in crash after attempted traffic stop

    Police ID woman killed in crash after attempted traffic stop
    A sedan being followed by police slammed into an SUV early Tuesday, killing three people in North Baltimore. The fiery scene sparked a frantic rescue effort and a lengthy investigation that shut down a busy intersection for hours. About midnight,...
  • Family mourns woman killed in crash after attempted police stop

    Family mourns woman killed in crash after attempted police stop
    The woman killed in a North Baltimore crash with a car being followed by police was on her way to the home of her pregnant daughter, who gave birth to a girl later that day, her family said. Angel Chiwengo, 46, of Reisterstown was among three people...
  • Baltimore Ravens earn video valentine from city Police Department

    Baltimore Ravens earn video valentine from city Police Department
    The Baltimore Police Department on Thursday added to the growing wave of video valentines to the Ravens on the eve of the AFC championship game against the new England Patriots. Among the cast of hundreds: a mounted unit, a K-9 unit, homicide cops, the...
  • Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.

    Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.
    Defense attorneys for the man accused of murdering Phylicia Barnes have filed motions claiming to have a witness who saw the teen alive in Cecil County and attacking the credibility of the lead police detective who investigated the case. In a motion...
  • Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district

    Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district
    City police announced another shake-up of senior staff Monday, replacing both the recently appointed head of the high-profile downtown district and the longer-tenured leader in troubled West Baltimore. Maj. William Marcus will take over from Maj....
  • City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones

    City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones
    In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics. Council members threw aside a...
  • Baltimore singles out the wrong culprit in fight against cell phone theft

    Baltimore singles out the wrong culprit in fight against cell phone theft
    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...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    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...
  • Retired Baltimore homicide detective writes about life on street

    Retired Baltimore homicide detective writes about life on street
    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...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    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...