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  • Child among victims in E. Baltimore triple shooting

    A child was shot along with two men Saturday night in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. "The Baltimore Police Department echoes our communities' outrage over the fact that, again, an innocent child has been caught up in...
  • Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood

    Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood
    Baltimore Police have not released any motive for a shooting on East Eager Street in Johnston Square on Saturday night that left three people wounded, including a child. Police say they're working to find who was responsible for the shooting. "The...
  • Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself

    Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself
    A Baltimore police detective was convicted by a jury on all counts in a case in which city prosecutors said he had lied about shooting himself in a downtown parking garage and improperly obtained worker's compensation benefits.  Mark Cheshire, a...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor

    Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor
    A Baltimore grand jury indicted a city police officer on Thursday on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a girl who was a minor, according to a statement by the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office. The indictment charges Frederick Allen...
  • Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog

    Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog
    The Baltimore Police Department will get more than $500,000 in federal grants to reduce a significant backlog in processing DNA evidence, according to Maryland's two U.S. senators. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the DNA...
  • Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district

    Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district
    City police announced another shake-up of senior staff Monday, replacing both the recently appointed head of the high-profile downtown district and the longer-tenured leader in troubled West Baltimore. Maj. William Marcus will take over from Maj....
  • City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones

    City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones
    In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics. Council members threw aside a...
  • James J. Cadden, police officer

    James J. Cadden, police officer
    James J. Cadden, a retired Baltimore police homicide detective and highly decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of a swallowing disorder at his Cockeysville home. He was 88. The son of a construction owner and a homemaker, James Joseph Cadden was...
  • Officers in Tyrone West death will not be charged

    Officers in Tyrone West death will not be charged
    Baltimore police were legally justified in using their fists, batons and pepper spray to subdue Tyrone West before he died while resisting arrest this summer, State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein said Thursday. The officers involved in the case used...
  • Two bodies pulled from water near Port Covington

    Two bodies pulled from water near Port Covington
    Police have yet to identify the bodies of two men who were pulled from the Patapsco River along with a woman who was hospitalized Sunday morning after they landed in the water after being aboard the Cape Washington, a research ship docked in South...
  • Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan

    Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan
    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...
  • City's 'stop and frisk' oversight criticized

    City's 'stop and frisk' oversight criticized
    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...