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.
A measure to create an added penalty for crimes of violence committed in front of children has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.
The FBI launches an investigation into a Baltimore City police unit.
Maryland State Police arrest a Baltimore man in connection with the distribution and possession of child pornography.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community police officers and school administrators from across Maryland are learning to tackle the digital-age crimes of sexting and electronic dating violence.
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.
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.