A paper published today in the American Journal of Public Health says they do. Researchers examined all 6,204 shootings – fatal and non-fatal – in the city between January, 2012 and July, 6, 2019 and found average 52-percent drop when the ceasefire actions were in place.
He fled the most dangerous place on earth in 2016, escaping Syria’s civil war with his parents and sister to come to the United States for a better life. He settled in Baltimore. Earlier this month someone gunned him down on the street as he delivered pizzas.
Video of Thiru Vignarajah interacting with police during a late night traffic stop sparked a debate over whether the mayoral candidate was given special treatment when a police sergeant agreed to turn off his body-worn camera at Vignarajah’s request.
The Baltimore medical examiner’s office has opened an investigation into the death of a Baltimore Ravens fan who slipped and fell on steps inside M&T Bank Stadium during a playoff game Saturday, an agency spokesman said.
A small red sign attached to a black gate outside Opus Auto said simply, “RIP LBJ,” a nod of appreciation to LayedBack Jack, a friend, mentor and powerful influence to the many residents and business owners he met over the years.
Tucked inside of a somber room inside of the Cathedral of Incarnation sat several Baltimore residents who lit candles and read off names for each person - month by month - who lost their life to gun violence during this year.
Cyndi Tensley drove down to the 1900 block of McHenry street on a frigid November night, parked her car on the corner and set up for another “Vigil for Life.” Tensley hosts these gatherings for all the murder victims whose bloodshed has stained the street of Carrollton Ridge, a practice she’s had to repeat far too often.
Baltimore Police Department honored Sergeant Billy Shiflett with a Citation of Valor and the Medal of Honor at a ceremony of the Baltimore Convention Center in October. He is back in the hospital for more surgery, the police union said Friday.
Throughout 2019, Baltimoreans collectively mourned the deaths of children, men, women: a community activist, a youth sports director, a popular rapper and many more. But after the vigil candles flickered out, it was often the families who continued tending to victims’ memories.
By Lillian Reed, Colin Campbell and Phillip Jackson
A 36-year-old Baltimore who allegedly struck Chief Baltimore Circuit Judge Wanda Heard in the head with a metal water pitcher in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday has been charged with assault in the incident.
The service issued a winter weather advisory for 1 a.m. to noon Sunday, saying freezing rain could accumulate up to a tenth of an inch. The advisory covers Carroll County, northern Baltimore County and northwestern Harford County.