It has been two weeks since a serious allegation was made that Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby gave false testimony under oath. No elected official has stepped forward to suggest that the allegation should be investigated as possible perjury. Why not?
To truly reform Baltimore’s justice system and protect black communities from systematic persecution and criminalization, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby must refuse to prosecute all non-violent, low-level offenses that unnecessarily clog the courts – not just marijuana possession.
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and former city prosecutor Keri Borzilleri worked together as friendly colleagues before Mosby won election and fired Borzilleri. The two made opening arguments Tuesday in Borzilleri's suit arguing her firing was politically motivated.
After wire-tapping Keith and Valeria Smith’s cell phones, peering into their Google search histories and outlining apparent inconsistencies in their stories about the night Keith’s wife Jacquelyn was fatally stabbed, Baltimore Police charged the couple on a growing pile of circumstantial evidence.
In January, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby filed a lawsuit asking the Baltimore circuit court to overturn 4,800 convictions for possession of marijuana. her suit is an affront to the criminal justice system and is nothing more than a publicity stunt.
The story of Jacquelyn Smith being killed after giving money to a panhandler in East Baltimore played created widespread, and unwarranted, hysteria about the threats posed by the homeless, officials said.
An open letter signed by 14 local advocacy groups is urging Mayor Catherine Pugh to clarify Baltimore’s inconsistent enforcement of cannabis laws by directing the new police commissioner to stop arresting people for low-level marijuana offenses.
Pledging more help for the victims and witnesses of crimes, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday a series of TV and radio commercials intended to encourage people to come to court and testify.
Calling it a killing committed in the “most brutal fashion,” a Baltimore judge on Monday sentenced 22-year-old Terrell Gibson to 80 years in prison for the murder of Dion Smith, a 24-year-old father of three and the brother of former Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith.
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has said her office will no longer prosecute pot possession — a bold decision has met with a stubborn and unfortunate insistence by law enforcement leadership that arrests will continue.
Baltimore's top prosecutor has filed a rarely used legal petition intended to vacate 3,778 convictions for possession of marijuana, arguing an extraordinary legal strategy is necessary to "right an extraordinary wrong."
Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Thursday that arrests for marijuana possession are never the focus of police patrols in the city, but are sometimes — and will continue to be — the outcome in instances where officers are confronted with illegal amounts of the drug.
Marilyn Mosby’s decision to no longer prosecute anyone arrested for marijuana possession can go a long way in addressing the racial disparities that have disproportionately landed African Americans in jail with criminal records, despite the fact that they use the drug at the same rate as whites.
Kamala Harris, a U.S. senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, has entered the Democratic presidential race. Harris' campaign says it will make its headquarters in Baltimore, with another office in Oakland, California.
Sources familiar with U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' plans tell The Baltimore Sun that if she runs for president, she'll put her campaign headquarters in Baltimore. The California Democrat is expected to announce her 2020 plans soon. Harris' Senate office declined to discuss her plans.
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.
A Baltimore Police officer was found guilty by a judge of fabricating evidence in a case in which his own body-camera footage showed him placing drugs in a vacant lot and then acting as if he had just discovered them.
A city police officer was acquitted Thursday of first-degree assault in a Christmas Eve incident in Northeast Baltimore by a Circuit Court judge following a three-day bench trial, his defense attorney and the city police officers’ union said.