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.
Jamerria Hall was charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of her 6-year-old daughter, Da’Neria Thomas, and 8-year-old son, Davin Thomas Jr., after the children were found dead inside their Southwest Baltimore apartment last month.
Opinions swirled around the controversial street sign in Pigtown, from a grieving woman who wants her brother’s name remembered to the families frustrated that their street could be dedicated to a man with such a rap sheet.
Two years after she was convicted of arson and told a judge of a history of treatment at a psychiatric hospital, Jamerria Hall was out of prison and raising her son and daughter alone. What actions did social workers take to ensure the children’s safety?
Maryland police departments reported 40 hate crimes last year, double the amount they reported in 2019, and with more than one-third of those crimes targeting African Americans, according to a new FBI survey.