| 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...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:56 PM
For the third time in less than two months, the Baltimore Police Department is looking for a new director of training - but they say the current search was always part of their plan.
After a shooting at an unauthorized training drill in February that...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Firearms, particularly handguns, drive violent crime in Baltimore, yet nowhere does the word handgun appear in your recent editorial on this year's uptick in Baltimore homicides ("Troubling homicide rise," Dec. 28).
Obviously, whatever the Baltimore...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 7:28 AM
A Baltimore Police Department's helicopter made an emergency landing in Reedbird Park Friday night after facing technical difficulties, police said.
No one was injured in the landing, which was made as a precautionary measure, according to police...
| Dec 27, 2012
Baltimore police have enlisted state troopers to help with patrols as the city confronts a spike in crime, a move that puts to an end years of disagreement between the two agencies over the state force's role in local law enforcement.
With the Maryland...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that 12 new surveillance cameras will be installed along Charles Street in Midtown.
"The CitiWatch program is a vital part of Baltimore's effort to reduce violent crime in our neighborhoods. The cameras serve...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After 31 years in local law enforcement, I'd often tell myself that I had seen and experienced every act of cruelty man can inflict.
In light of the despicable act of violence this month in Newtown, Conn., I was clearly wrong. We are learning more,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Two of the Baltimore Police Department's top commanders have notified the department that they intend to retire, moves that come as Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts prepares to reshape the agency in coming weeks.
The commanders are Col. Jesse Oden,...
| 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...