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  • 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...
  • Safe Streets program of dubious value [Letter]

    Safe Streets program of dubious value [Letter]
    The Baltimore Safe Streets program has taken another hit with the arrest of one of its mediators on federal drug and gun violations ("Drug, gun suspect worked for Safe Streets program," Dec. 3). His job in the well-meaning but naive gun violence...
  • Safe Streets prevention program faces questions after indictment

    Safe Streets prevention program faces questions after indictment
    The reputation that Nathan "Bodie" Barksdale gained as one of Baltimore's most notorious heroin dealers also made him a good outreach worker for Safe Streets, an innovative program that enlists former offenders to help mediate disputes before they erupt...
  • Police telephone unit aims to keep patrol officers on street

    Police telephone unit aims to keep patrol officers on street
    Amid criticism of a nearly $8 million projected shortfall in their overtime budget, Baltimore police say they have found one solution to troubling staffing shortages: a new unit that handles some 911 calls by phone so patrol officers can concentrate on...
  • On 'stop and frisk,' Batts in 'strong agreement' with ACLU

    On 'stop and frisk,' Batts in 'strong agreement' with ACLU
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday he is in "strong agreement" with concerns raised by the ACLU over how his agency tracks its officers' interactions with citizens. The civil liberties group released department data that showed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video shows masked, gloved gunman bursting into Baltimore barbershop

    Video shows masked, gloved gunman bursting into Baltimore barbershop
    (Video provided by Baltimore Police Department) When the gunman in the surgical mask, sunglasses and latex gloves bursts into the Northeast Baltimore barber shop, nobody seems to flinch.  Even when his gun jams when he points it at his unsuspecting...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with punching juvenile in jail cell

    Baltimore police officer charged with punching juvenile in jail cell
    Prosecutors charged Baltimore police officer Andrew M. Fitzgerald with assault on Tuesday after he allegedly entered a boy's cell in the city Juvenile Booking Facility and punched him in the face. Fitzgerald, a 26-year veteran, faces charges of second-...
  • A judge, a portrait and a toast across time

    A judge, a portrait and a toast across time
    In the courtroom where Baltimore Circuit Judge Timothy J. Doory metes out justice, he has a steadfast if silent companion, Maj. German H.H. Emory, a lawyer killed in World War I whose portrait hangs to the right of his bench. "He's looking at me every...
  • Wrongful death suit filed against Baltimore police

    Wrongful death suit filed against Baltimore police
    The family of a man who died in police custody has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Baltimore police, alleging that Anthony Anderson Sr. was viciously beaten by three officers before he died. The suit, filed in Baltimore federal court late...
  • Man who fakes seizures to get out of dinner tab is at it again, police say

    Man who fakes seizures to get out of dinner tab is at it again, police say
    The Baltimore man dubbed the "Dine and Dasher" by police is at it again, authorities and restaurant owners say. Andrew Palmer, 46, notorious for racking up food and drink tabs at area restaurants, then faking seizures to get out of paying the bill, was...