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Baltimore Officials Pleased With Lower Crime Stats

The mayor and Baltimore City police commissioner say they have made good on a year-long promise to reduce crime across the city and build better relationships between police and the community they serve and they have numbers to prove their strategic plan is working.

12/08/2014

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Baltimore Man Arrested In Stabbing, Sex Assault

A Baltimore man has been arrested in the near-fatal stabbing of an acquaintance and the sexual assault of the victim’s girlfriend.

11/24/2014

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Md. Man Arrested In Stabbing Attack Of His Mother

Police say a Baltimore County man has been arrested on charges in his mother’s stabbing attack.

11/19/2014

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MTA Police Chief Says Baltimore Train System Is Very Safe; Some Riders Disagree

Maryland transportation officials are telling the public that Baltimore’s metro system is safe after a video emerged that appears to show two younger men trying to push someone out of a moving train.

10/16/2014

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Baltimore Leaders Fight City’s Criminal Reputation In Pop Culture

Baltimore is fighting a bad rap. First it was “Homicide,” then “The Wire” and now another hit. A new National Geographic TV show features what they call “the heroin hustle” taking over Baltimore streets. Now city leaders are battling back.

08/27/2014

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Crime Is Down In Baltimore But Still Much Work To Be Done

Baltimore City officials say crime is down across the city but there is still more work to be done, despite the drop in the homicide rate.

07/08/2014

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Study Finds Liquor Stores Linked With Baltimore’s Violent Crimes

A new research study released by Johns Hopkins University says liquor stores are associated with violent crimes in Baltimore City.

02/25/2014

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Focusing & Fighting Back: Mayor Plans To Crack Down On Crime Hot Spots

Cracking down on crime hot spots. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her plans to cut down violence throughout the city–as 2014 sees an 80 percent increase in homicides over last year.

02/10/2014

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Baltimore Mayor, Police Commissioner Hope To Combat City’s Murder Rate

The murder rate in Baltimore City has already reached an alarming high. In just two weeks, 14 people have been killed. The mayor and police commissioner are committed to curbing the violence and held another neighborhood walk-through to reach out to residents—but some question the motives behind it.

01/14/2014

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Baltimore Crime Increases But Police Officer Numbers Decreasing

There have been 29 homicides in 30 days. Crime is spiking in Baltimore City and the number of police officers in the department continues to fall.

11/18/2013

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Deadly September Has Baltimore City Leaders Working To Curb Violence

Shocking homicide numbers this year have city leaders looking for ways to combat the growing number of murders. There have been almost 200 murders in 2013 and September is the second deadliest month this year.

10/01/2013

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West Baltimore Residents Ask For Better Protection

The mayor’s plans to fight crime is coming with some stiff opposition from residents dealing with an increased crime rate.

07/12/2013

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