A first-degree assault charge filed against a Baltimore Police sergeant after her son alleged she had pointed her service gun at his head has been reduced, after the son changed his story, according to prosecutors.
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis.
Since emerging as regional power players in 2006, BGF members have extended their reach and influence well beyond Baltimore's limits. Records show gang members have had access to marijuana and the ability to intimidate non-gang-affiliated inmates in corrections facilities outside the city, as well.
A Baltimore County police officer pleaded guilty to misconduct and agreed to resign after admitting to filming himself numerous times engaging in sex acts and neglecting to respond to calls while on duty.
One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch a petition drive to give voters the opportunity to overturn the new law.
A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted a Baltimore police training officer, who accidentally shot a recruit during an unauthorized training exercise last month, on charges of assault and reckless endangerment, according to the Baltimore County state's attorney's office.
A Baltimore County jury convicted the final member of a Black Guerrilla Family hit squad who gunned down a man at the Towson Town Center mall during the Christmas shopping rush two years ago, the state's attorney's office said.
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said Wednesday he would request an outside prosecutor to handle the case of County Councilman Todd Huff, who was arrested last weekend on charges of driving under the influence.
The investigations into the shooting of an officer during a Baltimore police training exercise must assign blame for what went wrong, and they must lead to swift action against those who are responsible.
Sun Newsmaker Forum features a debate on the effort to repeal Maryland's death penalty. The interactive discussion will feature national NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous and Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger.
Sandra Richardson and Bonnita Spikes have much in common. Both live in Upper Marlboro, are churchgoing Christians and have worked in nursing. Both have dealt with the pain of losing people they loved in murders. When it comes to the death penalty, however, the two women are on opposite sides of one of the most divisive issues facing the General Assembly this year