| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Seven months after the Baltimore City Detention Center was thrust into the national spotlight as a haven for corruption, state corrections officials made the case Thursday that a series of reforms have significantly improved safety at the 150-year-old...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:29 AM
There was a slight hint of sadness in the air at last week's annual legislative luncheon hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce.
Of the seven elected officials who spoke at the event, two will retire after the 2014 General Assembly and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:11 AM
A 19-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a car in an alley in Northwest Baltimore early Wednesday morning, continuing a violent stretch that has seen nearly a killing per day for the past month.
The victim, identified as Delonta Harrison, was...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Baltimore police, prosecutors and federal agents launched a massive strike against the Black Guerrilla Family gang this week, after indicting 48 suspects in an alleged eight-year campaign of drug dealing and violence that claimed 10 lives.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A handcuffed man escaped police custody during raids connected to Thursday’s massive takedown of suspected Black Guerrilla Family gang members, police confirmed Friday.
The suspect — who police identified as Tavon Lee, 23 — was not...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Five people pleaded guilty this week to their roles in a drug smuggling scheme orchestrated by the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore jail.
Inmates Jermaine McFadden, 24, and Kenneth Parham, 23; corrections officer Katrina LaPrade, 31;...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After nearly a decade of steady declines, Baltimore has surpassed the grim milestone of 200 homicides for the second straight year. If the killing continues at the current rate, it will far exceed 2012's total of 217. What makes this particularly...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Rozeana Faulk has lived her whole life in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, watching as drug trafficking gripped what was once a solid middle-class community and the area decayed.
Now Faulk sees signs of hope in one of the city's most depressed and...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A Baltimore jail corrections officer who had a sexual relationship with two incarcerated gang members pleaded guilty Tuesday to her role in a major smuggling network at the facility.
Kimberly Dennis, 26, is the seventh officer to plead guilty in the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Jeffrey Bryant should have been in a Baltimore jail on the night he came to the door of Ronald Reives' apartment. Instead, police say, Bryant and two other men attacked Reives — one of them stabbing him in the back and puncturing his lung.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Corrections officer Katera Stevenson, 25, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a racketeering charge, admitting her part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang network that smuggled drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore jail.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
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...