Crime Without Punishment: Homicide Clearance Rates Are Declining Across The US. Baltimore's Is Down To 42%A CBS News analysis of FBI homicide data shows Baltimore City’s average clearance rate from 2015 to 2019 was just 38.7%, hitting a low of 29.7% in 2015, the tumultuous year when Freddie Gray was killed in police custody and arrests plummeted.
Maryland Man Accused Of Killing Pharmacist Brother In Rampage Ruled Incompetent To Stand TrialA Howard County judge has found Jeffrey Burnham—the 47-year-old Cumberland man accused of killing his brother, sister-in-law, and an elderly family friend—incompetent to stand trial.
Rushern Baker Says He Would Declare State Of Emergency To Combat Baltimore Crime If Elected GovernorDemocratic candidate Rushern Baker said Thursday he would declare a state of emergency to combat violent crime in Baltimore if he's elected governor.
War of Words: Bloodshed Continues In Baltimore As Governor, Prosecutor Fight Over How To End ViolenceA war of words between Governor Larry Hogan and City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby over violent crime has heated up as people keep getting shot and killed in Baltimore every day.
Chief Hyatt After Baltimore County's Record 50th Homicide: 'This Level Of Violence Is Incomprehensible'Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt on Wednesday released a statement calling the level of violence in the county "incomprehensible" and pledging to work with government agencies to address the root causes of crime.
Jeffrey Burnham, Maryland Man Charged In 3 Murders, Believed His Brother Was 'Killing People With the COVID Shot'Jeffrey Burnham, the Cumberland man charged with killing his brother, sister-in-law and an elderly family friend, allegedly wanted to confront his brother Brian Robinette, a pharmacist, because he believed the government is "poisoning people with COVID vaccines."
'I'm Not Committing The Murders' | Baltimore Mayor Jack Young Says Leadership Not To Blame As City Approaches 300 HomicidesAs of Saturday, the city's homicide count was 296. There were 309 in 2018.
Murders Increase In Baltimore Through First Half Of 2019As of July 11, there have been 170 murders in Baltimore.
Travel Advisory Issued After 8 Bodies Found In CancunThe U.S. Department Of State has issued a level two travel advisory after eight bodies were found in the resort city of Cancun.
Baltimore's Rising Violence Getting Rising State AttentionBaltimore's rising violence has reached such a high level of concern that a Maryland Senate panel brought together local officials and experts to focus on how to reduce to bloodshed.
Police: Dealer Charged With Killing 4 Claimed Other SlayingsA pot dealer who confessed to killing four men on his family's farm in Bucks County also claimed to have killed two people in neighboring Philadelphia, but the city's police commissioner called the information "sketchy."
Cable Program Warned Young Baltimore Murder Victim Was Headed For TroubleThe mayor says Baltimore is part of a nationwide trend of increasing murder numbers. And we are learning more about the troubled story of one of the more than 200 people killed this year.
Baltimore Police Solving Disturbingly Low Number Of The City's MurdersGetting away with murder in Baltimore. It's happening all too often. A shockingly low number of those crimes are being solved.
Rep. Cummings: 'Black Lives Have To Matter To Black People'The nonstop spike in crime from month to month has one of Maryland's top congressional leaders begging for an end to what he calls "black on black" violence.
Man Charged In D.C. Mansion Slayings Has New AttorneyA man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion has a new attorney.