| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Brian C. Rogers, chairman of the Baltimore-based money management giant T. Rowe Price, works in the corporate office high-rise towering over an Inner Harbor park. And for weeks, the company overlooked a group of protesters beating drums, pitching tents...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:15 PM
The federal definition of rape, used to determine how national crime data are collected, has been changed for the first time in more than 80 years, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
A more inclusive definition of forcible rape is...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:07 PM
A Baltimore homicide detective went to court Tuesday to try to overturn an internal punishment in a case that saw him handcuffed and stripped of his badge and gun by a fellow officer as he investigated a kidnapping.
The detective, Joshua Ellsworth, is...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Baltimore's top cop on Tuesday warned against "race-baiting" amid rising tensions across the nation, citing the Trayvon Martin case and cautioning that a video generating outrage on the Internet of a tourist being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 4:58 PM
The wanted poster portrays a .40-caliber Glock Model 22 semiautomatic pistol, serial number EKG463US, that resembles thousands of standard-issue guns owned by the Baltimore Police Department.
But this particular weapon found its way out of the hands of...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The Baltimore Police Department has reached outside its ranks to fill a top command position, hiring a former top official from Montgomery County to lead training efforts.
John A. King, the former police chief in Gaithersburg and a former assistant chief...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The annual number of killings in Baltimore has fallen below 200 for the first time in more than three decades, a symbolic threshold that seemed elusive for a crime-weary city just four years ago.
As a new year begins, city officials say the decline is...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Baltimore's free New Year's Eve fireworks are back this year, but with an added wrinkle: The Inner Harbor festivities will be encircled by a metal fence, with access restricted to nine points of entry during much of the celebration.
The fence, similar to...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Julio Cesar Ayala knew he was taking a risk when he decided to overstay his tourist visa four years ago, but he never expected to be threatened with deportation for climbing behind the wheel of the family's silver minivan.
The 53-year-old Salvadoran...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The lack of immediate answers in the case of slain 13-year-old Monae Turnage has left the community in limbo, Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said Thursday.
"I understand the protocols, but this family, and this city, needs to know what...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Officer David Reeping was sentenced Tuesday to eight months in federal prison for his role in a kickback scheme that ensnared more than 60 officers over two years, according to trial testimony, and led to 16 criminal convictions within the Baltimore...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:50 PM
A defense attorney cautioned Tuesday against a "rush to judgment" as a Baltimore police officer is investigated for his conduct following a 13-year-old girl's fatal shooting.
Officer John A. Ward was suspended by the agency more than a week ago after...