Close to 85 percent of teens charged with adult crimes in the Baltimore region are black, according to a snapshot of recent data from local jails in the city and its surrounding counties.
The top adviser on crime to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is resigning from her position next month.
From home break-ins to purse snatchings, some city crime victims don’t have the money to replace their lost property. More than a decade ago the City State’s Attorney’s Office decided to do something about that.
A Circuit Court judge has found Baltimore’s 4-year-old gun registry law to be unconstitutional in a nonbinding opinion.
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.