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  • 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...
  • Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service

    Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service
    A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers. In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
  • Child among victims in E. Baltimore triple shooting

    A child was shot along with two men Saturday night in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. "The Baltimore Police Department echoes our communities' outrage over the fact that, again, an innocent child has been caught up in...
  • Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood

    Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood
    Baltimore Police have not released any motive for a shooting on East Eager Street in Johnston Square on Saturday night that left three people wounded, including a child. Police say they're working to find who was responsible for the shooting. "The...
  • Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself

    Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself
    A Baltimore police detective was convicted by a jury on all counts in a case in which city prosecutors said he had lied about shooting himself in a downtown parking garage and improperly obtained worker's compensation benefits.  Mark Cheshire, a...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor

    Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor
    A Baltimore grand jury indicted a city police officer on Thursday on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a girl who was a minor, according to a statement by the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office. The indictment charges Frederick Allen...
  • Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog

    Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog
    The Baltimore Police Department will get more than $500,000 in federal grants to reduce a significant backlog in processing DNA evidence, according to Maryland's two U.S. senators. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the DNA...
  • 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...
  • 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 to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics

    Baltimore to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics
    Baltimore police will work in the coming months with the manufacturer of kiosks that pay cash for broken or used electronics to avoid a possible citywide ban, driven by concerns that the devices entice thieves. The new regulations are expected to be...