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  • 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 &#...
  • 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...
  • Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free

    Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore mostly trouble-free
    Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free. During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...
  • Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr.

    Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr.
    Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr., a retired Baltimore police officer who attained the rank of colonel during a career that spanned more than three decades, died June 30 from pancreatic cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 61. The son of an Arundel Corp....
  • Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs

    Another needless death in America's long, failed war on drugs
    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...
  • David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance

    David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance
    David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss? In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
  • Boy, 13, alleges sex assault by fellow students at SEED school

    Boy, 13, alleges sex assault by fellow students at SEED school
    A 13-year-old boy is alleging he was sexually assaulted by other students at the SEED School of Maryland, a public boarding school for at-risk children in Southwest Baltimore. Police confirmed that they were investigating the incident, which is alleged...
  • Baltimore's public urinators are caught in the act

    Baltimore's public urinators are caught in the act
    It has happened to many of us. You're out drinking, having a good time with friends when suddenly, you have to go to the bathroom. Most would use a proper restroom. However, those more adventurous — or foolish — duck down an alley or...
  • Baltimore police officer charged in drug corruption case

    Baltimore police officer charged in drug corruption case
    A Baltimore police officer accepted cash payments and provided protection for a man she believed to be a drug dealer — a man who was actually working with department investigators and FBI agents to build a criminal case against her, authorities...
  • Baltimore police sergeant sentenced for misconduct in office

    Baltimore police sergeant sentenced for misconduct in office
    A Baltimore police sergeant found guilty of malfeasance for using false information to obtain a search and seizure warrant was sentenced Monday to three years of supervised probation, according to the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office. Sgt. Dennis...
  • Officials' phone records show political, personal contacts

    Officials' phone records show political, personal contacts
    Days before last November’s election, Gov. Martin O’Malley used his cellphone to call Jim Murren, the chief executive of MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas. The two talked for 11 minutes that Sunday. Not surprisingly, the topic was the...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with pimping wife

    Baltimore police officer charged with pimping wife
    A31-year-old Baltimore Police officer was charged Friday with pimping out his wife after officers from a human trafficking task force found him outside a hotel room where the woman had agreed to have sex for cash with an undercover officer. The child...