So far this year 295 people have been murdered as Baltimore braces to surpass the 300 mark for the fifth straight year. That’s 30 more than at this time last year, and the number of people who have been shot but survived has climbed by more than 100, to 681.
Francois Brown was sentenced by a judge Thursday to life in prison, plus an additional 40 years, for beating his girlfriend’s 18-month-old baby to death last year, the Baltimore State’s Attorney Office said.
Officers were called to the Central Park Heights neighborhood at 11 a.m. for a shooting, police said. When Northwestern district officers arrived, police said they found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his back.
Nancy Pelosi’s daughter tweeted at Donald Trump Sunday night criticizing the president for not sending condolences about the death of the Speaker of the House’s brother and instead, condemning her for taking a trip to Jordan.
Officers found a 34-year-old woman laying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds. Police said they also found a 54-year-old man inside a home with a gunshot wound to the head. Both died at the scene, police said.
Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael Harrison announced the arrests Wednesday morning during a press conference with Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and the Governor’s office Executive Director of Crime Control and Prevention Glenn Fueston.
Car lovers packed Ocean City over the weekend for an unofficial car show as drivers burned rubber and zoomed down crowded streets, causing several accidents including a collision with two people caught on video and rocks being thrown at police officers.
Her death has left family members reeling with questions, Odessa Murphy said. Her aunt wondered how could something like this have happened to the girl who’s infectious smile and laugh lit up entire rooms?
Baltimore Police said the man was shot in the 1100 block of Washington Blvd. just before 10 p.m. The man then went to an area hospital where police said Central district officers found him with several gunshot wounds to his chest.
Baltimore police have arrested and charged two men with shooting Sgt. Isaac Carrington outside his home last month, ending the manhunt for the masked gunmen behind a brazen daytime shooting of the off-duty officer.
By Tim Prudente, Colin Campbell and McKenna Oxenden
McDonogh School is closing early and all after-school activities have been canceled following an explosion that injured a child and two adults on the school’s Owings Mills campus Wednesday morning, the Baltimore County Fire Department said.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison showed body camera footage Friday of the deadly encounter between officers and Tyrone Banks, the man who allegedly opened fire on one officer, gunned his car at another, and led police on a high-speed chase.
Baltimore County Police Wednesday identified the man accused of fraudulently misusing credit cards to fill “two large tanks” with diesel fuel — hours after Baltimore City’s Inner Harbor was paralyzed by a suspicious van containing 80 gallons of the fuel in a separate incident.