WJZ CRAZY CRABS: Upload Your Crazy Crab Photos!

Anthony Batts

Baltimore police generic crime tape

Police Cracking Down On Violent Drug Gang In West Baltimore

Word of the arrests in the murder of Arnesha Bowers comes just hours after police announce they’ve broken up a drug gang responsible for much of the bloodshed in the streets.

06/11/2015

police on CNN

Baltimore Officer: ‘They’ve Become A Reactive, Not Proactive Police Force’

More insight from two Baltimore City police officers. They are speaking out, but concealing their identity to talk about what it’s like on the streets since the death of Freddie Gray.

06/11/2015

police on CNN

Baltimore Cops Speak Out On Crime Surge: ‘The People On Our Side Do Not Have Our Backs’

Are the criminals winning? Some Baltimore City officers say the charges in the Freddie Gray case have made them less likely to make arrests—and they don’t feel like police have the support of city leaders.

06/10/2015

looted drugs

Batts: Looted Drugs Fueling Deadly Turf Wars

Baltimore’s top cop confirms what WJZ has been reporting – -almost 200,000 narcotics are on the streets of Baltimore, and police say they’re fueling deadly turf wars.

06/03/2015

police vans

Changes Coming To Baltimore Police Transport Vans

Police Commissioner Anthony Batts proposes new safety measures for transportation vans.

06/03/2015

police van

Commissioner Proposing Changes To City’s Fleet Of Police Transport Vans

It comes after the in-custody death of Freddie Gray over one month ago.

06/02/2015

anthony batts

Commissioner Batts: Stolen Prescription Drugs Partly To Blame For Surge In Violence

Riots, stolen pharmacy drugs and a surge in violence. The city’s top cop tells WJZ there may be a link between the three.

06/02/2015

commissioner anthony batts

Commissioner Batts Apologizes To His Officers After Riots

It’s been one month since anti-police riots erupted in Baltimore and injured more than 100 city officers. Now Baltimore’s top cop reaches out to his ranks to tell them he let them down.

05/27/2015

DOJ + Freddie Gray+ Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore Mayor Wins Praise For Seeking Federal Police Probe

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is winning support from other public officials and praise from legal experts for asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate her police department for discriminatory patterns or practices.

05/07/2015

Batts2

Batts: Curfew Will Remain Tonight, “Truth Will Overcome For All”

If anyone in Baltimore was hoping to see the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tonight, looks like you’ll have to pay for it.

05/02/2015

curfew

Police Commissioner Pleased With Results Of Baltimore Curfew

Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he’s very pleased with the first few nights of the curfew.

04/30/2015

Credit: WJZ

Freddie Gray Investigation Complete, Turned Over To State’s Attorney

This came as a surprise, police said they would not turn their information over to prosecutors until tomorrow.

04/30/2015

more