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`I-55 Bandit’ Bank Robber Gets 5 Years In Prison

A serial bank robber the FBI dubbed the “I-55 Bandit” for a series of crimes he pulled off in five states as a teenager has been ordered to spend five years in federal prison.

04/04/2014

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House OKs Added Penalty To Crimes Done Before Kids

A measure to create an added penalty for crimes of violence committed in front of children has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.

03/11/2014

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FBI Investigating Claims Of False Reports Filed By Baltimore Police Unit

The FBI launches an investigation into a Baltimore City police unit.

10/25/2013

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Man Arrested For Distributing & Possessing Child Porn

Maryland State Police arrest a Baltimore man in connection with the distribution and possession of child pornography.

08/07/2013

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Curbing The Violence: Federal Program Aims To Get More Witnesses Talking

Witnesses of crimes in Baltimore–threatened, injured, some even killed. Now there’s a new nationwide push to give more protection to witnesses, so prosecutors can put criminals behind bars.

08/01/2013

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Md. Lawmakers ‘Sound Off’ On Bus Camera Audio

Safety on the bus. The MTA says it could be improved by turning up the audio on cameras. But if some lawmakers have their way, investigators will have to use the video only to solve crime.

02/07/2013

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2012 Sounded Good: The Best Breakout Music Acts In Baltimore

From Indie rock to the Caribbean’s colorful sounds, Baltimore’s music scene has escalated with quite an extensive variety of emerging musical acts. With the sounds of Nirvana-inspired classics and popular music infused with a modern element, Baltimore’s newest bands have set the pace for 2012 as the year of an eclectic daze. Take a moment to reflect on these great bands that hopped on the music radar this year.

12/27/2012

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Law Enforcement Frustrated With Growing Number Of Flash Mob Crimes In Md.

We get the first look at the video of the flash mob robbery at a 7-Eleven in downtown Baltimore with scores of young people rushing the store.

07/26/2012

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Baltimore City Police To Use Advanced DNA Testing To Solve Crimes

The Baltimore Police Department is joining forces with a North Carolina company called Advanced Liquid Logic, and researchers from Yale University, to bring DNA testing to the next level.

09/28/2011

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Md. Police Seminar Focuses On Sexting

Community police officers and school administrators from across Maryland are learning to tackle the digital-age crimes of sexting and electronic dating violence.

04/06/2011

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Group Pushes To End Disparity In Cocaine Sentences

More than a dozen states should eliminate the disparities they maintain in sentencing people charged with crack and powder cocaine crimes, gaps that persist despite changes to federal law last year, a national group that advocates for criminal justice reform said Thursday.

03/24/2011

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Years Of Nothing, Then A Quick Arrest In Rape Case

Aaron Thomas, 39, was arrested last week and appeared in court Monday after an apparent jailhouse suicide attempt the weekend between. The investigation and arrest offer rare insight into a case unusual for its geographic size, its 14-year timeline, its sudden progression and the level of cooperation it produced among investigators in several states.

03/14/2011

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