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New Clues Released In Pikesville Home Invasion

A father and his teenage daughter were tied up by two armed robbers as their house was ransacked—and investigators say it may not be the first time the gunmen struck.

03/26/2014

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Neighborhood Watch Trial Set To Resume

Community activists will be closely watching what happens in a Baltimore courtroom as the trial for two Jewish brothers accused of beating an African-American teenager resumes on Monday. It’s a case that’s already seen some bombshell developments.

04/29/2012

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Witness In Neighborhood Watch Trial Says Werdesheims Followed The Victim Before The Beating

The trial for brothers accused of beating an African-American teen moves forward one day after the alleged victim refuses to testify and even asks for charges to be dropped.

04/26/2012

Werdesheim Protesters

Protesters Rally For & Against Jewish Community Patrol Member At Court

Dueling protests downtown.The two brothers involved in a racially charged incident in Park Heights headed to court Wednesday morning. In November, a black teenager was stopped by a Jewish volunteer neighborhood patrol group called Shomrim. What happened next is in dispute, but assault charges have been filed against the two.

02/16/2011

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Brother Charged In Jewish Neighborhood Watch Attack

The brother of a man accused of attacking a teenager while on patrol with an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group is now facing identical charges.

01/21/2011

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Suspect In Beating Allowed To Travel To Israel

Eliyahu Werdesheim,23 was arrested and released, but headed back to court after police learned he had plans to leave the country Monday night.

01/03/2011

Eliyahu Werdesheim, Jewish, Black

Black, Jewish Leaders Open Door For More Talks

Community leaders from the black and Jewish community are mending relationships.

12/09/2010

Eliyahu Werdesheim

Tensions Rise After Teen Beat By Volunteer

There are calls for a Jewish neighborhood patrol to be disbanded after a black teenager was allegedly beaten by a volunteer. Two minority groups in Baltimore are trying to avoid racial divisions.

12/03/2010

Eliyahu Werdesheim

Jewish Patrol Member Accused Of Striking Teen

A member of a community action group that patrols one Baltimore neighborhood is under fire, accused of assaulting a teenager.

12/02/2010

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