| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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 ...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:27 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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....
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:19 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:23 PM
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.
| May 14, 2013
| 6:13 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:29 PM
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.