| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The woman killed in a North Baltimore crash with a car being followed by police was on her way to the home of her pregnant daughter, who gave birth to a girl later that day, her family said.
Angel Chiwengo, 46, of Reisterstown was among three people...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.
Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:35 AM
As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Perhaps Gov. Martin O'Malley doesn't remember what the homicide rate was back in the day when he was Baltimore's mayor, or maybe he's just trying to burnish his crime-fighting credentials ahead of his anticipated 2016 presidential bid. Either way, his...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In your article about the recent shake-up in the police department Commissioner Anthony Batts was quoted as saying: "When I got here, a lot of these people, I did not know their strengths, their weaknesses, their capabilities" ("18 Commanders promoted,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Baltimore officials are considering a proposal by City Councilman Brandon M. Scott to set an earlier curfew to keep unsupervised young people from hanging out in the streets until all hours of the night. It's an idea that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Top city leaders are supporting an effort to tighten Baltimore's curfew law that could require children younger than 14 to be off the street as early as 9 p.m.
Councilman Brandon M. Scott introduced legislation Monday that would abolish the city's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas.
And though Police Commissioner...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Over the years there have any number of citizen complaints about police use of excessive force and other misconduct, including some high-profile cases where suspects died while in custody. But too often investigations into such complaints end in a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Hoping to tamp down crime in a particularly troubled section of West Baltimore, city police and prosecutors have announced the indictment on drug conspiracy charges of nine people who they say have been terrorizing the neighborhood.
Though the charges do...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?"
Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...