| 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...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
At a recent news conference, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts pledged that his department would responsibly use the controversial tactic known until recently as "stop and frisk." As an example to the public and his officers, he described...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Two corrections officers at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty this week to their part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang smuggling scheme, as remaining defendants in the case filed motions seeking to have evidence against them thrown out.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:48 PM
The second-in-command in the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty Thursday to his part in a drug smuggling operation, just hours after a corrections officer with whom he was sexually involved also admitted her role in court....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
A Baltimore man who was shot by county police Friday on Pulaski Highway was wanted for robbing a Timonium gold business earlier this month of jewelry and other items after binding two employees' hands with zip ties, authorities said.
Police said that on...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A woman who supplied Black Guerrilla Family gang members with drugs to sell at the Baltimore jail pleaded guilty Wednesday to a conspiracy charge in federal court.
Tyesha Mayo, 30, obtained marijuana and prescription pills and handed them off to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Baltimore police officers will be retrained on when to use the controversial "stop-and-frisk" tactic, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Thursday, after a civil liberties group criticized the department's decision to change the name of the tactic.
| 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.