Two families who say they are linked through police brutality filed separate lawsuits against the Baltimore Police Department on Monday, alleging that two officers involved in an in-custody death should not have been on duty.
The Baltimore Police Department will begin posting an online log of its investigations into serious use of force by officers, and for the first time will ask the city's civilian review board to look at police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths.
Dying is too easy in Baltimore, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90 people have been slain. Sages of street life here forecast long hot deadly days ahead.
Baltimore prosecutors have rounded up nearly 50 alleged Black Guerrilla Family gang members who are accused of crimes ranging from murder to drug dealing. The strategy — using conspiracy and gang laws to draw together eight years of criminal activity — is extraordinary for its breadth of charges and for the level of violence cited.
The American Civil Liberties Union and some community groups urged the City Council Thursday to scrap a tough youth curfew bill and instead implement a plan that calls for more social programs for young people.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts told City Council members Wednesday that 212 vacant officer positions will be eliminated from the force, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades.
Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city.
As George King's loved ones honored his memory at his funeral Saturday, the circumstances of his death – after being shocked with a Taser amid a struggle with Baltimore police and security staff at Good Samaritan Hospital – were barely mentioned.
The 19-year-old who died last week at Good Samaritan hospital after an altercation with staff and Baltimore Police was a foster youth from Charles County who lived in a city residential child care facility, State social services officials said Monday.
Baltimore police are planning a fresh crackdown on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups through social media and with undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the rides throughout the city.