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Baltimore FOP Launches Investigation Into Officer Deployments During Riots

Some 160 officers and scores of firefighters were injured during the Freddie Gray riots.

06/03/2015

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Commissioner Batts: Stolen Prescription Drugs Partly To Blame For Surge In Violence

Riots, stolen pharmacy drugs and a surge in violence. The city’s top cop tells WJZ there may be a link between the three.

06/02/2015

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Prosecutors In 2 Counties To Swap Police-Shooting Cases

The top prosecutors of two Maryland counties have announced they will review fatal shootings by police in each other’s jurisdictions. The swap is designed to curb growing concerns that prosecutors are too close to officers in their own counties to handle such cases.

06/01/2015

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Surge In May Violence Baltimore’s Deadliest In Nearly 2 Decades

Some community leaders tell WJZ since the indictments of six officers in the Freddie Gray case, violence has surged because city police have been holding back.

05/29/2015

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Commissioner Batts Apologizes To His Officers After Riots

It’s been one month since anti-police riots erupted in Baltimore and injured more than 100 city officers. Now Baltimore’s top cop reaches out to his ranks to tell them he let them down.

05/27/2015

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Man Charged With Setting Fire To Playground

Howard County Police have arrested a man they say set a fire at a Columbia playground.

05/27/2015

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Police: Bomb Squad Checks ‘Suspicious’ Vehicle Near Capitol

A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle’s owner was found and arrested.

05/24/2015

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Police Stepping Up Patrols This MDW In Ocean City

With more than a quarter of a million people heading to Ocean City this weekend police are on high alert.

05/24/2015

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Child Killed, Multiple Injured In Hyattsville Crash Involving Motorcycle

A child has died following a crash on the 3500 block of East West Highway in Hyattsville.

05/23/2015

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Buyers, Sellers Online Can Make Transactions At Police Department

Annapolis police want people buy and sell items online to conduct face-to-face transactions in a safe place — the department.

05/21/2015

Young children sweep up the area outside the CVS Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015, that was set on fire during rioting last night. Riot police and National Guard troops stood guard on the smouldering streets of Baltimore Tuesday after protesters incensed by the death of a young black man in police custody went on the rampage, torching cars and buildings and looting stores. Fires continued to burn in the mainly black northeastern city, where a curfew was set to take effect Tuesday evening after a day of riots that dragged on into Monday night. The state of Maryland declared a state of emergency after rioters ransacked shops, making off with armloads of merchandise. Schools were closed Tuesday a safety measure.       AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Some 350 Businesses Report Damage From Baltimore Riots

About 350 businesses have sought assistance from the Baltimore Business Recovery Initiative in the aftermath of riots stemming from the death of a man in police custody.

05/20/2015

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Police: Foul Play Suspected In Case Of Missing Woodlawn Man

Baltimore County police continue to search for a 37-year-old Woodlawn man who’s been missing since May 2.

05/19/2015

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