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  • ATF gun-tracking data a mystery

    ATF gun-tracking data a mystery
    When reporters asked Baltimore police and state agencies where the guns used in city crimes came from, no one could provide specific information. "I can tell you that the vast majority, 95 percent plus, are committed with illegal guns," Baltimore police...
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • Baltimore ATF gets new chief amid shakeup

    A top supervisor with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is being reassigned to lead the Baltimore field office as the beleaguered agency attempts to remake itself amid the fallout from a failed gun-tracking operation along the...
  • Records: Flanagan had threatened suicide before

    Records: Flanagan had threatened suicide before
    Former Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan had threatened to commit suicide several times before taking his life last month, police records show. In an interview with police detectives, Flanagan's wife described several occasions in which he grabbed a...
  • ATF charges 55 people in South Baltimore drug case

    Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have charged 55 people as part of a yearlong investigation into a drug organization operating out of South Baltimore, with ties to Reservoir Hill and Anne Arundel County. Authorities...
  • ATF agents exchanged gunfire with suspects in South Baltimore

    An initiative by at least a dozen federal law enforcement agents in South Baltimore on Monday evening that led to several injuries and arrests also included an exchange of gunfire, which was not initially disclosed. Special Agent Clare A. Weber, a...
  • Crash, gunfire in S. Baltimore after ATF moves to stop home invasion

    The vehicle accident and exchange of gunfire in South Baltimore on Monday came as agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives moved to arrest a group of men who they say were en route to commit a home invasion and robbery,...
  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...
  • Police, ATF offer $5,000 reward in city firebombings

    City police and the Baltimore field division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are offering up to a $5,000 reward for tips in a series of recent attacks in which makeshift firebombs have been thrown against homes causing minor...
  • Burning questions: ATF sets Ellicott City home on fire to train investigators

    Burning questions: ATF sets Ellicott City home on fire to train investigators
    Through cameras installed in the walls, the investigators watched the blaze from its beginning, starting slowly on a pillow cushion before spreading quickly to the couch and the floor. The temperature in the room rose until the flashover point, when the...
  • Woman, 84, who died in fire was stabbed first, police say

    Woman, 84, who died in fire was stabbed first, police say
    An 84-year-old woman discovered dead Thursday in a one-alarm blaze at her East Baltimore home had been stabbed multiple times, an autopsy found, turning a fire investigation into a murder case. Mary Hines, a retired educator, had been living in the...
  • Three years later, fire death ruled a homicide

    For three years, the death of 25-year-old Dwayne Hawkins in a fire in East Baltimore has been listed as an accident. But this week, Hawkins' death was officially reclassified a homicide. Police say new information uncovered in March of this year...