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Baltimore Now Has The Highest Per-Capita Homicide Rate In City’s History

The Baltimore Sun | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.17.2017 | Crime

Another round of homicides over the weekend in Baltimore — and the death of a student stabbed last month in a school classroom — pushed the total ...

Baltimore Seeks More Federal Aid In Face Of Murder Surge

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics

(Recasts with police commissioner's news conference) By Donna Owens BALTIMORE, June 3 (Reuters) - Baltimore police are s...

26 Injured, 9 Killed In Baltimore Shootings During Memorial Day Weekend

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.26.2015 | Crime

Baltimore has faced its deadliest month since 1999 after 32 shootings left nine people dead this Memorial Day weekend. Among the wounded was a 17-y...

Baltimore Burning - Foreseen in the Data

Eric Lotke | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Eric Lotke

By 2005, people had been complaining about zero-tolerance and broken-windows policing for years. Even as politicians bragged about maintaining order, minority communities complained about being overpoliced and underprotected.

Baltimore's Untold Story

Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque

In the past few days, the world was bombarded with images of enraged Baltimore youth. But Baltimore doesn't need any more judgment or negative reactions. It needs kindness with action. It needs understanding and compassion with action. It needs to be heard and listened and its needs acted upon, with restoration and healing.

Michael Steele Connects Martin O'Malley's Legacy As Baltimore Mayor To Freddie Gray Protests

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) proudly highlights his record as the mayor of Baltimore in discussing his crime reduction philosophy. But tha...

Bicyclist's Beating Caught On Helmet Cam

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

A bicyclist was knocked off his bike and beaten in Baltimore over the weekend, and the start of the attack was caught on his helmet-mounted camera. ...

Pregnant Woman Goes Into Labor, Gets Robbed

Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

A pregnant woman in labor was robbed at gunpoint in Annapolis, Md. early Sunday, according to local media. A witness saw the woman and her partner...

8 People Killed In Baltimore In First 6 Days Of 2014

The Baltimore Sun | Colin Campbell | Posted 03.09.2014 | Crime

Two men were killed in shootings about two miles and a few hours apart in Northwest Baltimore Monday evening, continuing a bloody start to 2014 that h...

Major City Marks Unwanted Homicide Milestone

Posted 11.07.2013 | Crime

Baltimore marked an unwanted milestone on Thursday: The city's 200th homicide of 2013. The Baltimore Sun reports that the 200th victim was a woman ...

Seek Justice, Not Vengeance

Frank Jannuzi | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Frank Jannuzi

Marylanders are on course to eliminate the debasing practice of capital punishment. We have an opportunity to support victims' families and focus on public safety solutions that are proven to work.

Stabbing, Trampling Dim Ravens Celebration

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

The revelry turned to tragedy. Amid the Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl parade on Tuesday, a teenager was fatally stabbed, and an 11-year-old suffere...

America's Failed Drug War

Posted 08.27.2012 | Home

One in three black men in the United States can expect to go to prison in their lifetime, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. In Baltimore,...

GOP Legislator Blames 'Black Youth Mobs' For Attacks

North Baltimore Patch | Bryan P. Sears and Adam Bednar | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

The Inner Harbor area of Baltimore City is being terrorized by "black youth mobs" and city and state officials are "covering it up," according to one ...