Tim Prudente is a cops and courts reporter for The Baltimore Sun, and he also writes the occasional feature story. He has covered education at The Sun and worked as a night cops reporter. Call him at 410-332-6690. He's always looking for stories.
Baltimore County officials will pay $6.5 million to the family of the late Eric Sopp to settle a federal lawsuit accusing police of killing without justification the unarmed Sopp and other people in the midst of mental health crises.
Baltimore County authorities dropped charges of attempted murder against the 19-year-old man accused of opening fire at Towson University last month after prosecutors said they don’t have direct evidence the teen pulled the trigger.
Baltimore Circuit Judge Cynthia Jones ordered a mistrial Wednesday in the trial of a Baltimore mother and neighborhood man accused of shooting a 13-year-old girl over an argument among middle school girls two years ago.
A Baltimore jury heard the first evidence of motive Tuesday in the murder trial of Malik Samartaney, who's accused of killing his grown daughter in May 2019 and dismembering her body to cover up the crime.
Behind closed doors, the millionaire Baltimore businessman Charles Nabit lorded his wealth and power over young, drug-addicted women, paying them for sex. He was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison.
Baltimore prosecutors began Thursday to present evidence in another murder case against Malik Samartaney, telling jurors the 68-year-old former Marine from Northwest Baltimore killed his grown daughter, dismembered her body, and threw her away at a dumpster.