| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Baltimore police say they stopped residents 123,000 times last year but found only nine handguns — a figure civil rights advocates say is so implausible that it raises questions about whether the agency is actually monitoring the conduct of officers...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said.
An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Police say a 22-year-old man walking out of an alley in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning was killed after gunman fired a hail of bullets at him, making him the city's 29th murder victim over the past 30 days.
The fatal shooting was also the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:42 AM
For 24 years, Alva Porter has fielded countless 911 calls for shootings in her job as a Baltimore police dispatcher.
Porter was not working Saturday night, when dispatchers took a call for a fatal shooting that turned out to be her 41-year-old son,...
| 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 9, 2013
For their joint news conference on Thursday, the police commissioner and state's attorney of Baltimore chose Mund Park on Greenmount Avenue, where, they said, members of the Black Guerrilla Family and their associates held regular meetings. That moment...
| 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 6, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Homicide detectives gathered under a West Baltimore street lamp Wednesday evening and studied a pool of blood from a gunshot wound to the head of a 21-year-old man. As police notified his family and began to canvass the area, a spokesman assigned the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:26 AM
A woman died after she was found suffering from a gunshot wound Thursday morning in Franklin Square, Baltimore police said. The death is the 200th homicide in the city this year.
The victim was found on a sidewalk in the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Baltimore police have reassigned a supervisor who oversaw a Baltimore police unit tied to the in-custody death of Tyrone West and a vehicle pursuit that turned fatal, the department confirmed.
Lt. Eric Kowalcyzk, a police spokesman, said that the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Baltimore City police officer shot and killed a firefighter and his girlfriend early Sunday morning, before turning the gun on himself, according to Anne Arundel County police.
The suspected murder-suicide — which police said stemmed from a love...