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Bizarre Behavior Fuels Questions In Va. Killings

In his short time on the often-freewheeling Alexandria political scene, Charles Severance made an impression.

04/22/2014

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Baltimore Reaches Double Digit Murders Just 12 Days Into The New Year

We already have unsettling murder numbers in Baltimore City. Now mothers who have lost their sons to violence speak out for change.

01/12/2014

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Local Outreach Members March Through Baltimore To Stop The Violence

Two men shot and another stabbed in Baltimore in just two hours. Community members are taking a new stand against violence, going one on one with troubled young men.

07/26/2013

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Man Getting New Trial In 1981 Murders Granted Bail

A Frederick County judge who ordered a new trial for a man serving two life sentences for killing a couple in Harford County in 1981 says the man can be released on bail.

07/18/2013

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O’Malley Heartened By Drop In Baltimore Murders

Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday that he was heartened by news that the number of murders in Baltimore is on the decline and approaching the goal that he set when he campaigned for mayor a decade ago.

12/29/2011

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Baltimore May See Lowest Homicide Rate In 20 Years

The city of Baltimore is on track for a major milestone: the lowest homicide rate in 20 years! It’s a big accomplishment for law enforcement, who vowed to make city streets safer.

12/26/2011

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Experts To Review Perkins Security

State health officials are commissioning an outside review after the third slaying at a maximum-security psychiatric hospital in 13 months.

12/01/2011

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WJZ Investigates Violent Crime & College Students

Killed at college. It’s the last thing they expected but it’s happened again and again to Maryland families—including Congressman Elijah Cummings, whose nephew was murdered.

11/07/2011

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Gov. O’Malley Announces Drop In Violent Crime

Gov. Martin O’Malley is announcing a 6 percent drop in violent crime in Maryland.

08/17/2011

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Number Of Baltimore Murders Lowest In Decades

On this last day of 2010, detectives are on the street investigating another murder. Despite that, the number of killings this year is the lowest in decades.

12/31/2010