Md. Lawmakers Weigh Proposal To Toughen Penalties For Intimidating WitnessesA House committee heard testimony Tuesday on Governor Larry Hogan's proposal to increase prison time for anyone who kills or seriously injures a person to prevent that person from testifying.
Lawyer Accused Of Bribing Rape Victim, Threatening DeportationAttorney defending a man accused of rape has now joined his client behind bars after authorities say they caught him trying to bribe the victim.
Police Looking For Man Charged With Witness Intimidation Baltimore County police are asking for the public's help in finding a Rosedale man awaiting trial on attempted murder and witness intimidation charges.
Breaking The Code Of Silence: Family Of Detective Branded 'Rat' Wants Investigation Into ThreatsThe family of a Baltimore City police detective is pressing for a federal investigation, saying he's the victim of vicious harassment and witness intimidation. They say it all started when he broke the "code of silence" in the department and testified against other officers later convicted for their roles in orchestrating the beating of a drug suspect.
4 Watermen Face Federal Charges For Striped Bass Poaching, Witness Intimidation It’s a poaching case that could bring prison time. That’s unusual but then the charges are substantial.
West Baltimore Residents Ask For Better ProtectionThe mayor's plans to fight crime is coming with some stiff opposition from residents dealing with an increased crime rate.
New Program Wants To Keep Cell Phones Out Of PrisonsGetting contraband cell phones out of prisons. That's the goal of a new pilot program launching next month in Maryland.
Baltimore Officials Work To Find Ways To Protect Crime WitnessesProsecutors and police continue to be frustrated when good cases fall apart when witnesses refuse to testify because they have been threatened.