On the first episode of Roughly Speaking: Newsroom Edition, Baltimore Sun reporters Pamela Wood and Kevin Rector discuss new information released by the Maryland Transit Administration that relates to the April 2015 unrest following Freddie Gray's death.
Marilyn Ness' "Charm City," a documentary look at relations between Baltimore's black population and its police force in the wake of the death of Freddie Gay, has made the short list of 15 films in the running for Best Documentary Feature at the 91st Academy Awards.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied an appeal from five Baltimore Police officers in a case in which they alleged they were wrongfully prosecuted for the death of Freddie Gray by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.
More than 2,000 children from five schools and 10 daycares in West Baltimore were expected at the annual Sandtown Halloween Festival, which allows students in a often crime-ridden neighborhood to have a safe Halloween experience.
The FBI released Monday crime data that show Baltimore has the nation’s highest homicide rate among big cities. There were 342 homicides last year in the city. That's 56 per 100,000 people who live in Baltimore. The FBI says that's the highest rate of any U.S. city with more than 500,000 people.
I grew up on North Avenue, in the same neighborhood as Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Sixteen people lived in our house, and many of them were on a first name basis with the police. In one encounter, I was almost killed by police over a mistaken identity. In another, officers saved my life.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed a civil rights decree designed to reform the Baltimore Police department was responsible for rising crime in the city. But he erroneously claimed the decree was between the city and the ACLU. It's actually with his own department.
For the sixth time in less than a decade a group taking a close look at the Baltimore Police has delivered a lengthy report on the department's failings and issued a lengthy set of recommendations on how to fix them. This time the authors warned that they can't go unheeded again.
This is a plea to the governor and leaders of the Maryland General Assembly: Please take charge of fixing the broken disciplinary system of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD). This is a problem that only you can solve. The fix requires changes to state law.
From a federal judge questioning whether officials have what it takes to implement to civil rights reforms to a sergeant charged after an alleged drunken crash, the Baltimore Police department has had a difficult July.
I can say with confidence that Keith Davis Jr., who has already been tried three times for murder with and may yet be tried again, is guilty of nothing more than surviving a police shooting in Baltimore. What is happening to him is exactly what would have happened to Freddie Gray, had he survived.
As week two of the 24th edition of Common Ground kicks off Monday, July 2, two keynote lecturers will discuss how to institute change. The two speakers, Paulo Gregory Harris and Genard “Shadow” Barr, will talk about how they’ve worked to inspire change in underserved communities in Baltimore.
Ceasefire represents a conscious choice to chase away the darkness with light and positive energy; to celebrate life even — and especially — when it feels like death surrounds us. We do this in part, by embracing the artists in Baltimore working against violence, like Lor Scoota was.
The political mailer includes a picture of Marilyn Mosby as she announced charges in the death of Freddie Gray, accusing her of prosecuting "INNOCENT" Baltimore Police officers. But the ad wasn't aimed at voters in the city.
As Baltimore continues to face record levels of violence, a senior police commander says it's time for the sheriff's office to do more to go out beyond its traditional at the city's courthouses. The incumbent says that's what he's been doing for the past seven years.
With early voting starting next week, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby on Thursday is scheduled to face challengers Ivan Bates and Thiru Vignarajah in the first debate of their race to be the city’s top prosecutor.
A high-ranking Baltimore Police commander who founded a nonprofit to promote positive police-community relations after the city’s 2015 riot was investigated last year for using the charity’s funds to pay for a personal European vacation.
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby says her office wins 92 percent of felony cases excluding murders. That’s a slight decline from her predecessor, but still a success in this era of police scandal, she says.
Things were supposed to be different after the unrest of 2015, and the elections of 2016. But they are not different. It's been two long years since the mayoral primary, and Baltimore still finds itself trapped between the politicians we elect and the leadership we need. We’re still looking for our