Sinclair bid to be biggest could also make it most hated TV company in America
In May, when Sinclair announced its purchase of Tribune, the deal looked like slam dunk to make the Hunt-Valley-based company the largest broadcaster in the country. But not today.
FCC extends review for Sinclair Broadcast deal to acquire Tribune Media
FCC extends review period for Sinclair Broadcast deal to acquire Tribune Media
Federal authorities made dozens of requests to hold immigrants in Baltimore
Immigration agents have asked the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center to hold dozens of immigrants in custody, documents reviewed by The Baltimore Sun show.
Chinese nationals indicted on fentanyl and other illegal drug manufacturing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Chinese nationals have been indicted on charges they manufactured tons of fentanyl and other powerful narcotics that were then peddled in
Baltimore Police consent decree monitoring team plans community meetings, launches website
Four public meetings will be held this winter for Baltimore citizens to offer recommendations to the team writing a plan for police reform.
Inaction in Congress threatens Maryland medical marijuana
If Congress won't extend no-prosecution provision, Maryland's medical marijuana program could be endangered.
Baltimore 'gag orders' may make police look worse than they are
There is something particularly galling about Baltimore police trying to suppress unflattering information when the city and state are on track to spend millions of dollars on a consent decre
Sinclair defends takeover of Tribune Media in FCC response
Sinclair Broadcast defends Tribune Media acquisition in FCC response
Judge dismisses ACLU lawsuit challenging Baltimore's use of non-disparagement clauses in police settlements
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Baltimore’s routine practice of requiring silence from alleged police abuse victims in exchange for cash settlements.
Judge appoints Baltimore consent decree monitor proposed by city and DOJ
A federal judge has appointed Venable attorney Kenneth Thompson as monitor of the sweeping consent decree mandating local police reforms.
Hey, Feds: Baltimore suffers murders, not migrants
Justice Department ought to send help to Baltimore, not hinder city police for no good reason.
Trump responds to Maryland lawsuit questioning foreign 'gifts'
President Donald Trump on Friday moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia alleging his real estate empire has received unconstitutional gifts.
Justice Department gives Baltimore Police $750,000 grant to fight recidivism
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Baltimore Police Department a $750,000 grant to “improve supervision strategies that will reduce recidivism rates,” it announced Thursday.
The Baltimore Sun's 25 Women to Watch in 2017
Meet the Baltimore area’s most intriguing movers and shakers of 2017.
Civil rights group says proposed Baltimore monitoring team has too many police
leading national civil rights legal organization has expressed concern over the number of law enforcement officials named to a proposed team that will oversee sweeping police reforms in Baltimore.
Attorney picked to oversee Baltimore police reforms called 'right man, at the right place at the right time'
Kenneth Thomspon, a Baltimore attorney for 40 years, selected to lead consent decree monitor
Baltimore, DOJ recommend independent monitor after a months-long process
Baltimore and U.S. Justice Department officials have recommended a hybrid team to serve as the independent monitor to oversee sweeping police reforms.
Freddie Gray's family 'devastated and disappointed' by DOJ decision not to charge officers, attorney says
Freddie Gray's family is “devastated and disappointed” in the U.S. Department of Justice decision not to file criminal civil rights charges against the six officers involved in his fatal 2015 arrest.
Freddie Gray case: DOJ won't charge Baltimore police officers
The U.S. Department of Justice will not bring charges against Baltimore police officers in connection with the arrest and death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, according to sources.
Public disciplinary trials scheduled for five Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case
Trials for the five officers facing internal discipline by the Baltimore Police Department in connection with the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in police custody in 2015 have been scheduled.
Convicted jewelry store robber pleads guilty in murder case
A Pikesville man who was previously convicted in the armed robbery of a jewelry store has pleaded guilty in the case of the murder of another jewelry store owner.
Cowardly committee puts own slight discomfort above suffering of millions of Americans
The prohibitionist puritans in the House Rules Committee showed their true cowardice when they blocked Congress from voting on amendments that would protect
Baltimore, DOJ request extension to combine two teams for independent monitor finalist
City, DOJ requests extension to combine two teams for independent monitor finalist
New Baltimore city solicitor says police reform is his top priority
Andre Davis, Baltimore's new City Solicitor who left his position as a federal appeals judge, said that reform to the police department will be his top priority.
8th Baltimore police officer indicted in federal racketeering case, accused of robbing residents
An eighth Baltimore police officer has been indicted on federal racketeering charges.
Sheriff Joe's Questionable conviction
Sheriff Arpaio might never have been put into such a position, had the government strictly enforced immigration law that was incidentally signed into law by Bill Clinton.
Two-week extension granted to name Baltimore consent decree monitor
Two week extension granted to name consent decree monitor
Baltimore barricade ends with no injuries in early test for police department's new Crisis Intervention Team
A new Baltimore Police crisis intervention team helped peacefully resolve a barricade situation involving a suicidal woman holed up with two kids in a West Baltimore apartment, police said.
Prospective Baltimore consent decree monitors answer questions from the public
About 75 people people gathered a public meeting Tuesday night in West Baltimore to hear from four prospective teams that could be chosen to lead sweeping police reforms in Baltimore.
Davis to DOJ: Making crime assistance contingent on local immigration policy 'perplexing,' 'concerning'
Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis told the U.S. Department of Justice its suggestion federal crime assistance is contingent on city policies for immigrant detainees was "perplexing."
Purging voter rolls to suppress turnout
Minorities and the poor are the big losers in campaign to purge voter rolls.
Number of finalists to oversee Baltimore police reforms reduced to four; public forums next week
Baltimore consent decree
It's not Sessions who is enabling illegal behavior
Undocumented immigrants are here illegally and Sessions just wants help in enforcing the law.
Career prosecutor, acting Maryland U.S. attorney says plans 'afoot' to bring more gun violence resources to Baltimore
Stephen Schenning, serving as Maryland’s acting U.S. attorney after Rod Rosenstein left for the Justice Department, says Baltimore’s raging gun violence is a top priority for his office.
Congressional delegation calls Justice Department decision on crime fighting 'unconscionable'
Members of Baltimore’s delegation to Congress questioned the Justice Department’s decision to withhold federal crime fighting assistance.
Justice Dept. to Baltimore: Do the impossible illegally
Trump administration would deny city crime-fighting funds because of a policy over which it has no control.
DOJ demands new jail immigration policy if Baltimore wants to join crime-fighting program
Sessions wants Baltimore to make potentially unconstitutional changes at a jail it doesn't control in order to join a crime-fighting program.
Davis says drugs legitimately found, arrests valid in two body-camera cases where drug planting is alleged
Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said there is “no doubt” that illegal drugs were legitimately found in two criminal cases recently dropped because of concerns about body-camera video.
Do Baltimore police not realize they're being watched?
Yet another questionable Baltimore police body camera video suggests a brazenness about officer misconduct.
Attorney for woman in drug case says body-camera footage shows officers planting drugs
A defense attorney on Tuesday released a new police body-camera video that he says shows police planting drug evidence.
Trump tells cops, 'Don't be too nice' when placing suspects in custody
President Donald Trump on Friday encouraged police officers to be rough with suspects they are placing in patrol cars and paddy wagons.
Baltimore residents, groups weigh in on who should be the consent decree monitor
Forty-six individuals and groups submitted letters to city and U.S. Justice Department officials offering their opinions on the consent decree's independent monitor
Baltimore police add crisis response team
Baltimore police partner with behavioral health workers to help with crisis response
Digest (July 25): It's Pepsi, 'no Coke' as brand of Redskins
On the eve of training camp, the Washington Redskins announced that they'd moved on from one of their longest relationships. Coca-Cola had partnered with the
How Baltimore might reform policing
New York has provided a model for Baltimore police reforms.
Meeting in Baltimore, NAACP revamping for a faster-paced political climate
As other, more nimble protest groups grab the spotlight, the 108-year-old NAACP meets in Baltimore and seeks to re-imagine itself as a 21st century civil rights organization.
Baltimore narrows list of applicants to oversee police consent decree
City narrows list of applicants to oversee Baltimore police consent decree
Trump tells NY Times he was irritated to learn Rod Rosenstein was from Baltimore
President Donald J. Trump told the New York Times that he is unhappy with Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, telling the newspaper he was “irritated” to learn he was from Baltimore.
Facing a changing political landscape, NAACP national convention comes to Baltimore
As NAACP meets in Baltimore, the civil rights organization seeks its place in a changing political landscape
Public comments on consent decree monitor teams due Monday
The deadline for public comments on the consent decree monitor applications is Monday.