17 times that The Onion skewered Baltimore
In the spirit of taking a joke, let us celebrate 16 times The Onion skewered Baltimore. Don't take it personally.
Indictment in basketball court killing alleges violence, camaraderie in Southwest Baltimore drug crew
Prosecutors told a federal judge that Justin Antoine murdered a 16-year-old boy last year, shooting him twice in the head on a basketball court.
Bel Air teen found guilty of killing his mother with a hammer sentenced to 15 years
Andrew Zaragoza, of Bel Air, was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison, with half that sentenced suspended, for the 2017 murder of his mother.
Police identify victim and suspect from Sunday shooting in Edgemere
Jonathan Clay Hickey, 28, of the 7500 block of North Point Road, has been charged with first and second degree murder and is held without bond.
Police: Accused Edgewood shooter, teen who was killed were rival gang members
Police have charged an 18-year-old with first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Edgewood teen that occurred on July 4.
Baltimore County police identify man who shot girlfriend before fatal shootout with police
Baltimore County police say a man who was fatally shot by officers at a Baltimore County motel had previously shot his ex-girlfriend in Windsor Mills.
Northeast Baltimore man arrested after allegedly shooting his girlfriend during a fight, police say
Anthony Washington Sr. was arrested Saturday morning and faces 11 charges, including first-degree attempted murder and assault.
Vigil held for Edgewood teen killed on Fourth of July
People recalling Khalil Lephonzo Johnson place his death in a larger context of the threat of violent death for young people.
Baltimore police: One man killed, two others injured in separate shootings overnight
Three people were shot, one fatally, in separate incidents in Baltimore late Friday and early Saturday, police said.
Baltimore police identify man found decomposing in Cold Springs neighborhood
Baltimore police said the body showed gunshot wounds to the torso.
West Baltimore teen charged in double homicide had been out on bond facing robbery charge
One of two teenagers arrested this week and charged with shooting a couple to death in West Baltimore had been out on bail facing charges of armed robbery
Edgewood teenage shooting victim remembered by teachers for his smile; vigil set for Saturday night
Khalil Johnson's former middle school teacher, told him she didn't want a middle of the night phone call telling her he had been shot and killed.
Woman seeks justice for daughter and granddaughter more than 2 years after they disappeared in South Baltimore
More than two years after her daughter and granddaughter went missing in South Baltimore, Margaret Tucker believes they were killed.
Witnesses help convict Baltimore man of murder
Baltimore authorities chronically struggle to overcome a strong anti-informant culture.
Police: 15-year-old shot, killed in Edgewood was targeted
A 15-year-old was shot and killed early Thursday morning in Edgewood, the sheriff’s office said.
Baltimore police make 64 arrests in three-day operation targeting open warrants, violent offenders
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Thursday announced the results of a three warrant initiative targeting violent offenders.
Baltimore man sentenced to life in prison for murdering man during 2017 dice game
Derek Black was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Greg Manuel during a dice game in June 2017.
Boyfriend of woman killed in Pikesville in June is charged with her murder
Johnny Ray Woods III, 20, of Baltimore, was charged with killing his girlfriend Dymond Jones, 18, who was found dead at her Pikesville home in June.
Motion to kill evidence in case that killed girl, grandmother in Timonium is denied
The defense argued for certain evidence, including the results of a blood test for drugs, to be suppressed from an upcoming trial.
FBI: West Baltimore gang member arrested in Dominican Republic, will be charged with racketeering
The FBI announced that Roger Taylor, aka "Milk" of the Baltimore gang "Trained to Go," was arrested in the Dominican Republic on racketeering charges.
Judge: Woman charged with setting fatal Edgewood house fire 'an incredible danger to the community'
Bobbie Sue Hodge, 60, charged with setting fatal fire to the townhouse where she lived with eight other people continues to be held without bail.
Indictment alleges homicide by vehicle, DUI after Westminster man hit, killed man with truck in Hampstead
A Westminster man has been indicted for homicide by motor vehicle in Carroll County Circuit Court after his vehicle allegedly struck and killed a man.
When will Baltimore see a drop in violent crime?
There may be a new police strategy for reducing homicides but it's not working yet.
Three people shot, two fatally in North Baltimore overnight
Baltimore police also ruled a 1992 shooting as a homicide after a man succumbed to his injuries in March an autopsy ruled last week.
Woman arrested, charged with murder in Edgewood fatal fire on May 9
An Edgewood woman was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of murder in connection with a fire May 9 in Edgewood that killed three people.
Maryland man pleads guilty to drunken crash that killed 3 children
A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to drunkenly causing a crash that killed three young children and critically injured their parents
Baltimore man convicted of attempted murder after shooting his child's mother outside downtown luxury tower
Demetrius Thompson, 24, of Baltimore, was convicted of attempted first-degree murder in shooting his child's mother in the face in 2018.
Man killed ‘using bricks and other objects’ after trying to leave scene of crash in West Baltimore, police say
A man was killed by assailants “using bricks and other objects” who followed him after he tried to drive away from a crash with their vehicle in Baltimore.
Infant out of hospital after accident in Owings Mills parking lot; driver charged with driving without license
The 11-month-old granddaughter of a woman who was killed by a car in the parking lot of the Target store in Owings Mills Saturday night has been released.
Police: Person changing tire killed in hit-and-run in Anne Arundel; driver in custody on unrelated charges
A Baltimore man was killed in a hit-and-run crash while changing a tire on Interstate 295 in Anne Arundel County on Sunday, police said.
Four teens indicted in alleged MS-13 gang slaying of 14-year-old Maryland girl
The teens are accused of beating and stabbing a 14-year-old girl because they were worried she would alert authorities about a crime they committed together.
Police searching for suspect in Laurel homicide
Police say Dolphin Bernard Jackson, 57, of Laurel, died after he was shot in the area of 2 Woodland Court in Laurel at 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
Woman killed, 11-month-old granddaughter injured by car in parking lot of Owings Mills Target
A woman was killed and a child injured when they were struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Target in Owings Mills Saturday night.
'Far richer for having known them': One year later, Capital Gazette shooting victims remembered with garden
The dedication of a memorial garden in Annapolis Friday morning launched a day-long commemoration of the Capital Gazette shootings one year ago.
Maryland State Police begins review of Baltimore Police Det. Sean Suiter's death
Suiter’s death remains controversial — it is officially a homicide, with questions raised about whether he killed himself and staged it to look like a murder.
Baltimore Police arrest man in deadly shooting of former Maryland football player David Mackall Jr.
Baltimore Police arrested a 20-year-old man Thursday and charged him with the murder of former Maryland football player David Mackall Jr.
Friends of an armed Baltimore County man killed by police remember him as kind, with inner struggles
The man shot and killed by Baltimore County Police in Phoenix last weekend was a “loyal and caring person” who also had inner struggles,
A year after the Capital shootings, the journalists of Annapolis honor their fallen colleagues every day
One year after a gunman tried to silence the Annapolis Capital, the journalists there are covering the community with passion and diligence.
Gang member convicted in California of murdering Marine from Maryland
A gang member has been convicted of murder for the shooting death of Marine Douglas Rivas of Maryland outside a Southern California strip club in 2016.
Woodlawn man arrested in West Baltimore homicide
Sean Milton, 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, police said in a release Wednesday
For new Laurel police chief, an emphasis on community
Russ Hamill, the new Laurel police chief, says shows like CBS’s “Blue Bloods” portray the very sort of “police family” he’s experienced throughout his career.
As Baltimore homicide count passes 150, police chief Michael Harrison says 'culture of violence' must change
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison praises officers' quick reactions and points to adjustments he hopes will help.
Baltimore homicide detectives investigating 3 deaths reported within 24 hours adding to a violent weekend
Police were investigating two homicides that happened within an hour of each other. It follows a violent weekend where 14 people were shot, three fatally.
Baltimore police 'micro zone' strategy a fresh approach to crime
The new Baltimore police plan to target "micro zones" with high crime is a good strategy.
A snow globe, a poem, a home: Capital Gazette victims revealed, recalled in the things they left behind
One year later; The five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting left behind both physical mementos now precious to their families, as well as larger legacies.
Gunman opens fire on crowd in East Baltimore, killing 19-year-old — one of three homicides Saturday
A gunman opened fire on a crowd in East Baltimore early Saturday, killing a 19-year-old man and injuring four others in one of several overnight shootings.
Maryland State Police arrest Charles County man wanted in connection with fatal October crash
Maryland State Police have arrested James Anthony Christian in Virginia in connection with an October crash near Port Tobacco that left an 18-year-old dead.
Cockeysville man faces homicide, DUI charges over fatal Ocean City crash
Todd Pivec, 41, of Cockeysville is arrested for drunk driving after Ocean City crash that killed one.
Black Guerilla Family gang member sentenced to life in prison
Marquise McCants, 26, was responsible for several murders, stabbings and shootings as a member of the Black Guerilla Family.
Baltimore Police make two arrests in separate shooting incidents
Drashawn Alexander, 21, and Dwayne Thornton, 26, were arrested for two separate shooting incidents. They are both being held on no bail.