Darcy Costello covers Baltimore Police, Maryland State Police and the impact of policing and the justice system on residents. She previously worked for The Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, where she was part of a team recognized as two-time Pulitzer finalists. She grew up in Howard County and graduated from the University of Maryland.
A Baltimore City Council committee on Thursday voted unanimously to advance the nomination of Richard Worley as Baltimore Police commissioner, sending the mayor’s selection to the full council for consideration.
A report by the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services found a four-fold increase in young Marylanders nonfatally shot over the past decade, the vast majority of whom are people of color. But it reports young people are more likely to be victims of violent crimes than perpetrators.