A female colleague of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy had grown suspicious of the doctor, noticing he wore a pen around his neck while examining patients, when she told Hopkins officials she believed he was secretly recording the women, according to a letter a top Hopkins official sent to victim advocates.
Just days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of a training shooting, the new head of the Baltimore police training academy informed top brass of his intention to retire.
Just days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of a training shooting, the new head of the Baltimore Police training academy informed top brass of his intent to retire.
Nearly two years after a towing kickback scandal rocked the Baltimore Police Department, 14 officers who were not criminally charged remain suspended with pay and unavailable to perform police functions.
The Baltimore City Council's executive nominations committee will hold a confirmation hearing tonight for Anthony W. Batts, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's pick to be the city's next police commissioner.
City police plan to meet with management of a downtown club after two people waiting in line were shot early Monday, a shooting that capped a violent weekend in Baltimore and has revived discussions about security around city bars and clubs.
The word of the week was "hope," written on a whiteboard for an East Baltimore after-school program held on the site where an arsonist killed Angela Dawson and her family 10 years ago. The center is a sign of progress in the Oliver neighborhood, which on Oct. 16, 2002, saw one of the worst acts of witness intimidation in Baltimore history. But echoes of the attack linger, as Oliver and other parts of the city continue to struggle with the problems of drugs, violence and uneven cooperation with
A decorated officer who was shot in the line of duty and testified before lawmakers about tightening gun laws is at the center of the probe into the death of an East Baltimore man during a drug arrest.
Acting Police Commissioner Anthony Barksdale, who was vying to take the job permanently, is taking medical leave and will be out of action "indefinitely," leaving the incoming chief without two of the agency's four highest-ranking officers.
Jason Weinstein prosecuted some of Baltimore's most high-profile cases of the last decade, earning praise from police and others. But in a U.S. Department of Justice report last week, he was criticized for failing to spot problems with the Fast and Furious sting that led to the death of a federal agent. He stepped down from the agency.
Two brothers whose Rosedale auto shop became the focus of a federal investigation into widespread corruption in the Baltimore Police Department after a kickbacks scheme was discovered there last year were sentenced to prison Wednesday. Hernan Alexis Moreno, 32, of Rosedale received a 33-month term. His brother Edwin Javier Mejia, 29, of Middle River got a two-year sentence.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's pick of a Californian to head Baltimore's police department prompted questions Monday from City Council members who had been hoping the new commissioner would come from the department's ranks.