Study: Less Than 1% Of Defendants Whose Low-Level Charges Were Dropped By Mosby Went On To Commit More Serious CrimesThe authors of the study say the findings suggest drug- and sex-work-related offenses should be reconsidered as a public health problem rather than a criminal offense.
Slamming Baltimore, Gov. Hogan Lays Out $150 Million 'Re-fund The Police' PlanLashing out at the "defund the police" movement, Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday announced that Maryland will invest an additional $150 million in law enforcement as part of his "re-fund the police" initiative.
MD Court Of Special Appeals Rules Mosby's 'Do-Not-Call' List Is Not Exempt From Public Records LawsBaltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's "do-not-call" list of 305 police officers with "integrity issues" is not exempt from public records laws, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled on Thursday.
Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Andre Giles Following Dispute On The BlockTraevon George, 35, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to murdering Andre Giles after the two men had a dispute on The Block last January, the Office of the State's Attorney For Baltimore City announced on Wednesday.
'I Spent 36 Years In Prison For A Crime I Didn't Commit': City State's Attorney Office Talks About Program That Helps To Overturn Wrongful ConvictionsImagine being convicted of a crime you did not commit and you've exhausted your legal options to prove your innocence. That was the case for 10 men in Baltimore until a new unit in the city State's Attorney's Office worked to get them their freedom.
31 People Shot In One Week In Baltimore; Mayor, Commissioner, State’s Attorney Announce Plan To Stop ViolenceBaltimore City’s mayor, police commissioner and state’s attorney met at New Shiloh Baptist Church in the heart of West Baltimore Monday to lay out a holistic violence reduction plan. They admit current strategies are not working.
Baltimore Police Sgt. Welton Simpson Jr. Convicted Of Misconduct, False Statement ChargesBaltimore Police Sgt. Welton Simpson Jr., who pushed a man during a confrontation in a convenience store and later claimed he was spit on, was convicted on Monday of one count of misconduct in office and one count of making false statement to law enforcement.
Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby Launches New Initiative To Share Stories Of Men Who Were Wrongfully ConvictedThe Baltimore City State's Attorney Office launched a new campaign called "Faces Of Actual Innocence" to help share the stories of men who were wrongfully convicted.
34-Year-Old Stephen Washington Convicted In Central Park Heights HomicideOfficials announced that 34-year-old Stephen Washington has been found guilty of a 2019 shooting that killed one man and left two others wounded.
Clifford Knight Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder In 2020 Shooting Near University of Maryland BaltimoreClifford Knight, 24, was found guilty last week of first-degree murder and two weapons charges stemming from a 2020 shooting just west of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Keith Davis Jr.'s Supporters Ask Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby To Drop Charges Against Him Ahead Of 5th Murder TrialKeith Davis Jr.'s supporters urged Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby to drop the charges against him Wednesday.
'Juvenile Lifer' Kenneth Maurice Tucker Released From Prison After Serving 46 Years For Death Of Baltimore Minister
Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office Welcomes New Chief Of External AffairsThe Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office announced that they have hired S. Marie Stephenson as the new Chief of the External Affairs division.
Violence In Baltimore City Continues To Outpace 2020 Numbers, Governor Hogan ReactsMurders and non-fatal shootings continue to outpace 2020’s numbers. According to police statistics, the current 160 homicides so far represent a 6 percent increase from this time last year. Non-fatal shootings have increased by 18 percent year-to-date.
Darryl Doles Charged In Series Of Attacks On Asian American-Owned Baltimore BusinessesA 22-count indictment was returned Monday against a man who was seen on surveillance camera striking two Asian American women with a concrete block inside their liquor store last month in what city officials are calling a hate crime.