After months of turnover at the Baltimore Police Department, recently appointed Commissioner Michael Harrison expressed his commitment to implementing reforms at a quarterly consent decree hearing. But much of the discussion was dominated by political turmoil involving Mayor Catherine Pugh.
A third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, ruling Friday that it poses a "substantial risk" of undercounting Hispanics and non-citizens.
Rep. Elijah Cummings says he has “very serious questions” about whether U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was truthful in explaining how the Trump administration developed a census question about citizenship status. Ross says he "testified truthfully to the best of my ability."
Michael Harrison, Baltimore's first permanent police commissioner in 10 months, has received unanimous support from City Council. That means he's also launched on a complex mission: drive down historically high rates of violent crime while reforming a dysfunctional department.
Michael Harrison, who left the New Orleans department to become Baltimore’s next police commissioner, is again taking the challenge of leading a troubled department through expansive court-ordered reforms, while also dealing with a community largely distrustful of police.
Ganesha Martin, an attorney who spearheaded the Baltimore Police Department’s consent decree compliance efforts before quitting last year, has been rehired by the city to serve as Mayor Catherine Pugh’s top adviser on criminal justice issues.
Kevin Davis, the former Baltimore Police commissioner who helped negotiate and begin implementing policing reforms under the city’s consent decree with the Justice Department, has won a fellowship from the Open Society Foundations to write a book analyzing such agreements across the country.
An organization called National Police Association wrote a letter to President Trump asking him to water down the consent decree mandating reform of the Baltimore Police Department. But what is the National Police Association, and who is behind it?
The Baltimore-based Law Offices of Peter Angelos have joined a host of firms across the country beginning to file lawsuits against the St. Paul, Minn-based 3M Company over earplugs it provided the military and were alleged to be defective.
A federal judge has dismissed Maryland's attempt to protect the Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," from any Trump administration efforts to dismantle it. The office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh had sought a declaration that the national health care act is constitutional.
Testimony wrapped up Thursday in Greenbelt, Maryland, over the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census as government attorneys sought to show it would not harm the accuracy of the count.
Reaction to the police body camera video of the police's fatal encounter with 19-year-old Anton Black in Greensboro, Md., ranges from activists who say it shows police brutality and others who say police used proper procedures
The federal judge overseeing the Baltimore police consent decree on Thursday called for the state to contribute money towards a new city police training facility, and also disputed recent comments by the governor that reforms and crime reduction can’t occur simultaneously.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen said Wednesday that the departure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would threaten Robert Mueller's Russia investigation at a time when the integrity of the Justice Department "is under assault" by President Donald Trump.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced that she has chosen New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison to lead the city’s police department, a day after her previous pick for commissioner withdrew from consideration.