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  • Council approves tough new curfew for city youths

    Council approves tough new curfew for city youths
    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. The...
  • ACLU, youth advocacy groups ask city to halt new curfew

    ACLU, youth advocacy groups ask city to halt new curfew
    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...
  • Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore

    Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore
    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...
  • East Baltimore gang targeted in sweeping prosecution

    East Baltimore gang targeted in sweeping prosecution
    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...
  • Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

    Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side
    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. In a...
  • Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight

    Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight
    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....
  • Words we want to hear after every senseless shooting [Letter]

    Words we want to hear after every senseless shooting [Letter]
    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...
  • Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]

    Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]
    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)....
  • No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire

    No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire
    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...
  • Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers

    Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers
    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...
  • City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983

    City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983
    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,...
  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    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...