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Baltimore Police Solving Disturbingly Low Number Of The City’s Murders

Getting away with murder in Baltimore. It’s happening all too often. A shockingly low number of those crimes are being solved.

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Unity Festival Brings Peaceful Answer To Violence In Baltimore

It was a peaceful answer to violence on Saturday when thousands streamed into Druid Hill Park for the “Unity in the Community” Festival.

07/25/2015

Baltimore, violence, crimes, police, homicides

Mayor & Police Develop New Initiatives To Stop Baltimore Crime

Struggling to combat crime. With homicide rates on trend to surpass record numbers the city saw in May, the mayor and new police commissioner roll out new initiatives.

07/13/2015

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Former Mayor Slams Rawlings-Blake After Violence Spike

Rising violence has led to harsh criticism of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Her predecessor, Sheila Dixon, wasted no time calling her a failed leader. It’s the latest shot in the battle for City Hall, with a primary still months away.

07/13/2015

Baltimore, MD - 07/11/15 - Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has water dumped on her by a bystander after speaking at the Mondawmin mall Tom Brenner / The Baltimore Sun.

Bystander Throws Water On Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

A bystander threw water on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake while she was speaking at an event at Mondawmin Mall.

07/11/2015

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Police Commissioner Anthony Batts Fired As Baltimore Sees Alarming Violence Spike

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a change of command within the Baltimore Police Department on Wednesday– firing Police Commissioner Anthony Batts.

07/08/2015

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Race For Baltimore Mayor In Spotlight After Dixon Declares Candidacy

Baltimore’s 2016 election is suddenly getting attention, as former mayor Sheila Dixon declares herself a candidate, running against incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-Blake in the Democratic primary race for mayor.

07/02/2015

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Sheila Dixon Officially Announces She’s Running For Baltimore Mayor

Former Mayor Sheila Dixon announced Wednesday she will be throwing her name into the ring for Baltimore city’s mayoral election in 2016.

07/01/2015

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Baltimore Mayor & FOP Argue Over Social Media

Tempers are flaring between Baltimore’s mayor and the city police union. At issue–whether she gave orders that put officers in danger during the riot in April.

06/17/2015

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Former Mayor Sheila Dixon Speaks Only To WJZ About A Comeback

WJZ has learned former mayor Sheila Dixon wants her old job back and is seriously considering running again for Baltimore mayor.

05/14/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 28:   Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake greets a concerned citizen the morning after citywide riots following the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Dropping Charges Against Those Arrested For Curfew Violations

Public defenders are challenging the Baltimore mayor’s authority to impose a citywide curfew after last month’s riots stemming from the death of Freddie Gray.

05/11/2015

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Neighborhood ‘Rejoicing’ After Officers Face Charges In Freddie Gray Death

The neighborhood that saw a riot on Monday is peaceful now and happy after the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest are facing charges in his death.

05/02/2015

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