Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby cited a flawed American criminal justice system as the single largest civil rights issue facing black residents in Maryland, saying her office has taken strides toward reducing disparities, but still has more to do.
Federal prosecutors in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia on Friday said a new Justice Department initiative to stem gun violence by better targeting individuals who trade illegally in firearms will pay dividends in the local region, empowering them to find and punish those subverting existing federal laws.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison on Thursday said more “investigative steps” are needed into Det. Sean Suiter 2017 shooting death, saying the came remains open a week after pronouncing it closed.
The former police chief of a small Eastern Shore town that was embroiled in controversy over the in-custody death of a black teenager last year was charged with misconduct in office in an unrelated case.
After arranging to sell his professional tattoo kit, a male was robbed of it and his smartphone at gunpoint Wednesday night in Glen Burnie by the prospective purchasers, Anne Arundel County police say.