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FBI appoints new head of bureau's Baltimore field office

The FBI has named Jennifer C. Boone as the special agent in charge of the bureau’s Baltimore office. Boone will replace Baltimore native Stephen E. Vogt, who was appointed to head the office in 2012. In a news release Friday, the FBI wrote that Boone started her career in Los Angeles in 1997 and...

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  • Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards

    Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards

    A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure." The Daily Record of Baltimore reports jurors in Baltimore awarded $2.7 million to Kevin Younger, who was assaulted by officers at the...

  • Former Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd acquitted of rape charges

    Former Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd acquitted of rape charges

    A former University of Maryland basketball player accused of having sex with a drunk woman without her consent was acquitted Thursday of all rape and sex offense charges after two hours of deliberations by a Prince George’s County jury. The case against Damonte Dodd, 25, turned on whether the 18-year-old...

  • Two dead in shooting in Baltimore's Carrollton Ridge neighborhood

    Two dead in shooting in Baltimore's Carrollton Ridge neighborhood

    Baltimore police say two men were found shot to death in Baltimore’s Carrollton Ridge neighborhood Thursday night. The department wrote on Facebook that Southwest District officers were called to the 500 block of S. Bentalou St. at 8:18 p.m. for a Shotspotter alert of shots fired. Officers found...

  • Two Baltimore women convicted in $100,000 retail theft conspiracy

    Two Baltimore women convicted in $100,000 retail theft conspiracy

    Two Baltimore women were convicted in connection with a retail theft ring that stole more than $100,000 worth of clothing and accessories from Victoria’s Secret, Dick’s Sporting Goods, True Religion and other stores in Maryland, the state attorney general’s office announced Thursday. Lisa M. Williams,...

  • U.S. Catholic bishops pass 3 measures affirming their accountability in sex abuse cases at Baltimore meeting

    U.S. Catholic bishops pass 3 measures affirming their accountability in sex abuse cases at Baltimore meeting

    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops passed three major proposals Thursday to address their own accountability in sex abuse cases. On the final morning of their three-day spring meeting in Baltimore, the most powerful clerics in the American church voted overwhelmingly to approve a measure that...

  • Woman allegedly raped by Shock Trauma guard was also sexually assaulted by Lyft driver, police say

    Woman allegedly raped by Shock Trauma guard was also sexually assaulted by Lyft driver, police say

    A 29-year-woman who told police she believed she was raped by a police officer — who detectives determined was actually a security guard — also told police her Lyft driver assaulted her several minutes earlier. Police have only charged the security guard so far, and the investigation of the Lyft...

  • Man fatally shot in Baltimore's Mount Holly neighborhood

    Man fatally shot in Baltimore's Mount Holly neighborhood

    Baltimore police say a man died after being shot in the city’s Mount Holly neighborhood Thursday morning. The department wrote on Facebook that Southwest District officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2200 block of Chelsea Terrace at 11:35 a.m. Upon arriving, officers found a man...

  • Murder suspect takes stand, denies pulling trigger in Canton street killing of bartender

    Murder suspect takes stand, denies pulling trigger in Canton street killing of bartender

    Malik Mungo took the stand Thursday and admitted to making trouble that June night. He admitted to prowling Canton for unlocked cars to steal. He even admitted to ditching the weapon and later lying to FBI agents. The teen from Northeast Baltimore, however, insisted that he didn’t rob and shoot...

  • Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large after shootout with police

    Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large after shootout with police

    Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and "armed and dangerous" after a clash with authorities. News outlets report five men used a stolen vehicle to smash into the gun shop early Thursday morning. Investigators responded...

  • 36-year-old man dies in Southwest Baltimore shooting overnight

    36-year-old man dies in Southwest Baltimore shooting overnight

    A 36-year-old man died overnight Wednesday in a Southwest Baltimore shooting, police said Thursday morning. Just past midnight, officers were called to the 2000 block of Hollins Ferry Road for a shooting. Police found a man inside a car with a gunshot wound to the chest. The man was transported...

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