| May 12, 2014
| 5:24 PM
A tough new curfew forcing kids off the streets as early as 9 p.m. was approved Monday by the Baltimore City Council over objections it will place too much stress on the Police Department and lead to conflicts between youths and officers.
| May 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union and some advocacy groups urged the City Council on Thursday to scrap a tough youth curfew bill and instead implement a plan that calls for more social programs for young people.
But Councilman Brandon Scott, lead...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Baltimore police acknowledged Wednesday afternoon that a homicide victim found early Tuesday in a field in Northeast Baltimore was a transgender woman, but details surrounding the case remained scarce.
Police said Tuesday night that a man had been...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A surveillance camera near the East Baltimore murder scene spied a group from the Black Guerrilla Family gathered to congratulate a gang member on a job well done — a long-time rival was dead and a prior killing avenged.
Henry Mills had been a BGF...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Michael Mayfield did it all: The Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a force on the mound for the baseball team, and was a youth ambassador and peer mediator.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and other top members of the agency have visited counterparts in Chicago to observe their crime-fighting strategy, the latest in a series of efforts to adopt law enforcement practices around the country....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
After reading your article about city police Sgt. Keith Mcneill's shooting, two things went through my mind ("Police scour Baltimore for suspect in shooting of fellow officer," March 16).
First, a prayer that Sergeant Mcneill makes a full and speedy...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:45 AM
After reading your article about Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts' visit to Chicago to observe its crime-fighting strategy, I could only ask: "Are you kidding me?" ("Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight," March 19)....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:50 PM
One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement.
Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Baltimore Police plan to purchase 300 new computers for their nine police district stations, a long-needed upgrade that officials said will allow officers to work quicker and better use technology to fight crime.
The agency did not provide information...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Homicides in Baltimore reached their lowest monthly total in three decades in March, a stark turnaround that police cautiously attributed to better patrols and intelligence-sharing after a bloody start to the year.
Seven people were killed in March,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...