| 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 30, 2012
| 3:38 AM
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 63 degrees. Monday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55 and south winds between 6 and 11 miles per hour. There is a 40 percent chance of showers...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Etan Patz, Madeleine McCann, Phylicia Barnes, Jaycee Dugard: four children who were declared missing and whose cases have had different outcomes so far. What knits their families together is that they all experienced loss, though of different types.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed more than 300 bills into law Wednesday, including measures hailed by environmentalists as providing new protections for the Chesapeake Bay.
Flanked by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller,...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Frederick H. Bealefeld IIImade Baltimore safer. He ascended to the top job in the city's police department at a time when Baltimore was reeling from violence that threatened a return to the dark days of 300-plus murders a year. He immediately brought...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:25 AM
With Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III planning to leave the city in August, after having served 31 years on the force, and five as chief, we put together a time line of his tenure:
May 1981 — Bealefeld joins the city...
| May 8, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The death of Phylicia Barnes has been added to the city's murder total for 2011, officials said.
The move is merely an administrative issue, though it does bump up the city's first murder count under 200 since the 1970s. Phylicia went missing from...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Michael Maurice Johnson pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the asphyxiation death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, his former girlfriend’s half-sister, as a dozen of the teen’s friends and family looked on, many wearing purple.
It was Phylicia&...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Everyone who has ever tuned into a cable channel has heard the names Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. Show hosts like Nancy Grace have used their TV pulpits to chronicle the disappearance of such white, female victims night after night.
But what about...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The trial of Michael Maurice Johnson, who’s charged with murdering North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes, was rescheduled for early next year at the request of prosecutors and defense attorneys, who told a Baltimore judge Monday that they’re...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A Baltimore Police Department homicide detective has been suspended amid allegations that he used his badge while off-duty to force his way into homes and search for his daughter who had run away, according to law enforcement authorities and sources.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:52 PM
A Baltimore police detective who was thrust into the national spotlight while leading the investigation into a teenager who disappeared has been suspended after authorities said he allegedly went on a rogue hunt for his own missing daughter.