| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The buzz will start downtown early next week before growing to a roar a few days later as the harbor fills with tall ships, the skies with flashy jet formations and the city's largest tourist attractions with massive crowds.
More than a million visitors...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I appreciated the sentiments expressed by letter writer Rosalind Nestor Ellis ("No to police drones," Sept. 1). We surely do not need a militarization of the Baltimore Police Department. And to be proactive, the Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore has been...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:03 PM
J. Paul Gahagan, a retired Social Security Administration disability analyst and an accomplished woodworker, died Sunday at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville of complications from an infection. He was 87.
James Paul Gahagan — he never used...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The crime laboratory director for the Baltimore Police Department has left the agency, taking the same position with the Montgomery County Police Department, police there confirmed.
Dr. Francis Chiafari had held led the city police crime lab since 2009,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM
While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:38 AM
As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move.
The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The second and final day of the first Moonrise Festival, the electronic dance music event that attracted thousands to Pimlico Race Course over the weekend, appeared to be running smoothly Sunday evening, city officials said.
At 9 p.m., a Baltimore...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Andrew Baker Jr. and Angel Chiwengo were holding hands and listening to soft music on the radio as he drove her home from the Pikesville Doubletree Hilton where they worked.
As they headed east on Northern Parkway and passed through the York Road...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:12 PM
An independent panel created to review last year's in-custody death of Tyrone West determined that Baltimore police officers did not use excessive force but made tactical errors that "potentially aggravated the situation" and did not follow basic...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:41 AM
A Baltimore police officer will plead guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge after he fatally beat and choked his girlfriend's Jack Russell terrier, his attorney said Tuesday.
Alec Eugene Taylor, 28, a five year veteran of the department was charged in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore athletic apparel company Under Armour Inc. has added some more muscle to its brand, hiring the former head of the Baltimore Police Department as its first chief security officer.
Former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III, who retired from...