| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
UPDATE, 1:20 PM: Police now say they expect to release the names of the officers involved in the arrest of Anthony Anderson. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the "department's naming policy applies now that the death has been ruled a homicide," but...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:06 PM
A decorated officer who was shot in the line of duty and testified before lawmakers about tightening gun laws is one of three officers being investigated in the death of an East Baltimore man during a drug arrest.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The word of the week, "hope," was written on a whiteboard for East Baltimore students — part of an after-school program on the site where an arsonist killed Angela Dawson, her husband and five of their children a decade ago. The children who come to...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:56 PM
A 41-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a Baltimore police vehicle that was responding to a nearby shooting, according to police.
Leondionas Dias Perez came out of an alley and entered the 900 block of East Patapsco Avenue...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
City police plan to meet with management of a downtown club after two people waiting in line were shot early Monday — a shooting that capped a violent weekend in Baltimore and has revived discussions about security around city bars and clubs.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:58 AM
The Baltimore City Council's executive nominations committee will hold a confirmation hearing tonight for Anthony W. Batts, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's pick to be the city's next police commissioner.
Tonight's hearing begins at 5 p.m. and will air...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Baltimore's new police commissioner wants to expand his agency's focus beyond gun violence to burglaries, car break-ins and other crimes that affect a broader swath of citizens, he told the City Council panel that signed off on his confirmation Wednesday....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:30 PM
After less than a minute of discussion, the Baltimore City Council on Monday overwhelmingly confirmed Anthony W. Batts, the former police chief in Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., as Baltimore's newest police commissioner.
No one on the 14-member...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Nearly two years after a towing kickback scandal rocked the Baltimore Police Department, 14 officers who were not criminally charged remain suspended with pay and unavailable to perform police functions, officials said.
Police say they must wait for...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake climbed into a cherry picker Wednesday morning, rising above Harford Road to install a new surveillance camera in Northeast Baltimore, one of 33 the city is adding to a network that has grown to nearly 600.
The new cameras,...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III, the longest-serving commissioner in the city's recent history and who oversaw steep declines in the city's murder rate, is stepping down, the mayor's office announced.