A new plan of action. The recent spike in city violence sparks local and federal lawmakers to enact a new plan of action. The mayor, police commissioner and U.S. attorney appoint two special prosecutors to target violent offenders.
A surge in gun violence and murders in the city. The department’s top cop is trying to get control, while people who live there are afraid to go outside.
Reaching the boiling point. Neighbors across Baltimore are fed up as shootings escalate across the city. Six more people fell victim in just the past 24 hours—four of those Tuesday afternoon!
Taking to the streets. Hundreds of Baltimore men gather for a ten mile march to stop the violence in our community. This–as two more people are murdered in Baltimore.
Wave of violence. The police commissioner hits the streets to hear back from residents after 40 people were shot since the start of summer.
The surge in violence continues in Baltimore as the police report more shootings, the last of which happened late Saturday in Northeast Baltimore.
Attorneys for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo are asking federal judges in Virginia and Maryland to vacate his 10 life sentences for the shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area for three weeks in 2002.
Taking back the streets. Baltimore City police swarm crime hot spots after more than two dozen people were shot in just a matter of days.
Baltimore police are investigating a rash of shootings over the weekend.
Baltimore City Police are looking into two separate shootings that happened overnight.
Police in Hagerstown say four recent shootings are part of a gang feud.
Baltimore police say two men were wounded in unrelated shootings.