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  • Police lose suspects in theft of roofing shingles [North Baltimore Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Memorial honors transgender victims

    Memorial honors transgender victims
    Mykell Hatcher-McLarin, a transgender man, said he feels he has a "target on my back" in Baltimore and could be attacked at any given moment. "They are out to get me," said Hatcher-McLarin, 21. "We don't feel safe in Baltimore." Ken Jiretsu, also...
  • Howard County assessing security after two die at Merriweather concert

    Howard County assessing security after two die at Merriweather concert
    Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend. The deaths of...
  • Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says

    Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says
    On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time. Mary Zelio,...
  • Mother has questions about son's alleged suicide at police station

    Mother has questions about son's alleged suicide at police station
    The mother of a 38-year-old man who police say sneaked a gun into a Baltimore police station and committed suicide said she doesn't believe the department's version of events. "I don't feel that my son committed suicide," Verdessa McDougald said. On...
  • Koi fish stolen from residence [Crime log]

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

    Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved
    Two years later, the mysterious kidnapping of one of Aberdeen's most prominent citizens remains a wide-open case. Aberdeen police say they have nothing new to report in the abduction of Vi Ripken. The matriarch of Maryland's first family of baseball...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with assault

    Baltimore police officer charged with assault
    A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck a 14-year-old boy who was already apprehended. Baltimore prosecutors charged Baltimore police 14-year veteran Serge Antonin on Tuesday. He is scheduled...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26

    Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26
    Reported robberies in Baltimore for the week ending July 26 rose 11 percent compared with the previous week, according to statistics posted by the city. The incidents include the previously disclosed hold-up of the Harbor East Whole Foods store, as well...
  • 9 shot in less than 12 hours in Baltimore

    9 shot in less than 12 hours in Baltimore
    Nine people were shot, one fatally, in less than 12 hours in separate incidents in Baltimore between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday morning, police said. Three of the shootings had two victims, with six incidents total occurring between about 4:...
  • Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

    Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Keejuan Moorehead, 18, of the 300 block of Old Post Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Teddy...