City crime spike. A dramatic increase in violence in Baltimore. Dozens of shooting and murders in the last few weeks following the riots last month.
Encounters with police in Maryland resulted in the deaths of at least 109 people during a four-year span, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Authorities in Baltimore are identifying a man killed in one of the city’s first murders of 2015.
Baltimore County police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed his stepbrother and a woman during a robbery in a home in Rosedale.
The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are listening. We are paying attention,” he told them. “We are responding, and we are taking this very seriously.”
Marching against violence. Hundreds march through city streets to bring attention to and reduce crime.
Police investigate whether the murder of a 34-year-old Baltimore man on the Fourth of July is linked to the murder of 17-year-old honor student Michael Mayfield.
Brazen violence. Police say he rammed his car into a family’s minivan, killing a little girl. They’ve also linked him to the murder of a teenager. Now they say 20-year-old Kevin Simpson could be connected to yet another killing.
Advocating change. Mothers of Murdered Sons meets with several political figures in an effort to combat the violence against Baltimore City’s youth.
In his short time on the often-freewheeling Alexandria political scene, Charles Severance made an impression.
We already have unsettling murder numbers in Baltimore City. Now mothers who have lost their sons to violence speak out for change.
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.