| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:51 PM
In a frantic search for his own missing teenage daughter, the lead detective in the Phylicia Barnes murder case donned a black hooded sweatshirt and, along with two other men, forced his way into a Northeast Baltimore apartment where he believed she was...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Baltimore prosecutors said Friday that a sexually charged video depicting teenager Phylicia Barnes and the man accused of killing her shows a turning point in the relationship that ultimately led to her death.
Assistant State's Attorney Lisa Goldberg...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:04 PM
City prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to play at trial a video that depicts teenage slaying victim Phylicia Barnes "intoxicated and engaging in sexual relations" with her accused killer, his younger brother and her older half sister, court...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:37 AM
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O'Malley likely to introduce gun control legislation: Gov. Martin O'...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Baltimore was unable in 2012 to sustain a significant milestone — the first drop below 200 homicides in a generation — but officials see reasons to remain optimistic that declines will resume.
As the Police Department's leadership changed,...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Baltimore police officer Robert W. Mitchell faces a second-degree assault charge after police and prosecutors accused him of overstepping his powers and beating a young man more than a year ago.
The Baltimore state's attorney's office also charged...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore.
Months later, his killing...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore’s lead detective in the high-profile disappearance of North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes was charged Monday with committing assault and burglary during a frantic search last year for his own daughter.
Detective Daniel T. Nicholson...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 1:46 PM
A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse.
Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:21 AM
In today's story about the police custody death of Anthony Anderson, there's a reference to some police and prosecutors being irked about the release of Anderson's autopsy report to his family. At least one reader on Twitter wanted to know more about...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Prosecutors alleged Friday that the 28-year-old man charged with murdering Phylicia Barnes asphyxiated the teenager in her sister's Northwest Baltimore apartment, and then moved her body using a 35-gallon plastic tub.
Michael Maurice Johnson, the ex-...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Baltimore city homicide investigators say their cases are being "stalled and hindered" by prosecutors not giving the go-ahead to arrest murder suspects, according to a memo sent to top commanders.
The memo, compiled by the homicide unit's acting...