| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rounding up the usual suspects and putting officers on foot patrol for a few weeks are desperate moves by the Baltimore Police Department to temporarily shut down gun homicides before the nice weather arrives and street crime picks up with a vengeance ("6...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A Senate committee Tuesday heard testimony for a bill that would enhance penalties for those trying to or smuggling cell phones or other telecommunication devices into jails and prisons and those receiving such contraband.
The bill has been introduced in...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Baltimore police said they were aware of no problems connected to early St. Patrick's Day celebrations Friday night, as they brace for a weekend of boozy revelry once bars open today.
The department announced plans to flood bar districts with officers...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:25 PM
A police recruit wounded in a training exercise can respond through hand signals but remains hospitalized with an unclear path to recovery, said a Baltimore attorney representing the officer.
State police identified the injured officer candidate on...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Michael Kundrat, a Carroll County native and 26-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
Kundrat, 53, who has been acting MdTA chief for 18 months, was selected from a field of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Bel Air police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a stabbing that wounded two people in a parking lot outside the Dark Horse Saloon Dec. 1.
Tyron Lee Fuqua, 33, of the 1800 block of North Wolfe Street in Baltimore, was picked up Friday in...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:06 PM
A man fled from police and crashed his car blocks away Thursday, leaving him trapped in the burning vehicle after it rolled over, Baltimore police said.
The man, whom police did not identify, was in "very critical" condition a few hours after the crash,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts replaced the head of the department’s training academy Monday, as the agency seeks to address safety lapses and restore public confidence following the accidental shooting last week of a trainee.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore police did not have permission to conduct training exercises at the shuttered state facility for the developmentally disabled where an officer was shot and critically wounded, according to Maryland health officials.
"As far as we can tell,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Just three days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of an accidental shooting during training, the new head of the Baltimore police academy informed top brass Friday that he intends to leave the agency.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A Baltimore police officer who last year shot a knife-wielding man through the windshield of his car while seated inside the vehicle has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing by the city state’s attorney’s office.
The April 10, 2012 shooting...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:48 PM
A man holding a hammer was arrested Friday outside City Hall after he made a series of threats against police officers, a Baltimore Police Department spokesman said.
Shortly after noon, officers arrested the 28-year-old man, who is from Flint Hill, Va.,...