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  1. Attorney picked to oversee Baltimore police reforms called 'right man, at the right place at the right time'

    The man picked to oversee police reforms in Baltimore once helped clear a high-ranking city officer of corruption charges. He represented prominent venture capitalist “Little Willie” Adams when he was was found not guilty of running an illegal lottery in the 1980s.He also represented a tee…
  2. Maryland boosting incentives to recruit correctional officers

    Maryland will offer a $5,000 recruitment bonus to new correctional officers in an effort to alleviate a persistent problem with vacancies in the state prison system.Stephen T. Moyer, the state Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, will hold a news conference Thursday outside a…
  3. Police seek identity of man in killing of Upper Fells resident found in alley

    Baltimore Police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help identifying a man in connection with the killing of a 52-year-old Upper Fells Point man over Labor Day Weekend. George Yurek, of the 1900 block of E. Pratt St., was found bleeding from the head in an alley in the 1000 block of B…
  4. State trooper shot at teen suspect during chase in Salisbury

    An investigation is under way after a state trooper in Maryland fired his gun at a juvenile suspect. State police said in a statement Wednesday that the teen was not hit. Police said the trooper thought the suspect was reaching for a gun in his waistband during a foot chase. No weapon was…
  5. Baltimore officials approve $110K payment to settle suit alleging false arrest

    Baltimore officials on Wednesday approved a $110,000 payment to settle allegations made by two people who said police arrested them after they sought help after a “road rage” incident. The payment, approved by the Board of Estimates, settles a lawsuit brought by Ivan Pratt Sr. and Carlynn Smi…
  6. Lawsuit, indictment detail alleged false imprisonment, theft of Carroll County couple by Baltimore gun task force office

    Nancy Hamilton thought she had been abducted by police impersonators. While running errands with her husband in Baltimore County, their vehicle was pulled over by men in police vests who put them in handcuffs, placed them in separate vehicles and took her husband into a darkened old school…
  7. Teenage boys charged with shooting passing cars in Sparks, including unmarked cop car

    Two teenage boys have been charged as adults after police said they opened fire last month on passing cars in northern Baltimore County, even shooting the unmarked car of an officer who was searching for them. Tyler James Getz, 18, of Sparks, and Timothy Allen Staples, 17, of Manchester, were…
  8. Two shot to death Tuesday night, one in Station North

    A man was shot in the Station North Arts District on Tuesday night, police said. The 30-year-old man was found shot 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 8 p.m. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police had no more details. Another man was fatally shot in the Douglass Homes public…
  9. Man convicted of stealing car from Southeast Baltimore with 2 children inside

    A 38-year-old man with a history of vehicle thefts has been convicted of stealing a car from Southeast Baltimore that had the owner’s two young children inside, the State’s Attorney’s Office announced. A Baltimore jury found John Bowling guilty Wednesday of two counts each of false impri…
  10. Teen shot during Reisterstown home invasion charged with murder

    An 18-year-old Reisterstown teen who was one of two shot during a Lansdowne home invasion in February has been charged with murder, Baltimore County police said. Omar Hamilton, who was 17 at the time, was found shot along with Larry Lynch Jr., 28, inside an apartment in the 2900 block of…
  11. Woman found dead near Power Plant Live, police seek man for questioning

    An autopsy was being performed to determine the cause of death for a 35-year-old woman found Wednesday morning behind Power Plant Live, while police released video of a man they believe was the last to see her alive. Police said Jessica Gibson, of no fixed address, was found behind large…
  12. Police seek suspect in Station North rape case

    Baltimore Police released a sketch of a rape suspect in connection with the attack of a 40-year-old woman that occurred Sept. 9 in the Station North area. Police said the victim said she had met the suspect in the unit block of West North Avenue around 7:45 a.m., and was lured to the rear of…
  13. Man, 37, indicted in fatal Windsor Mill shooting

    A 37-year-old Baltimore man faces charges including first-degree murder in the March shooting death of another man in Windsor Mill. Court records show Kevin Tryone Glover was indicted Monday in Baltimore County. He is accused in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Bernie Maurice Slater, also of…
  14. Former deputy attorney general, 'Serial' appeal prosecutor running for Baltimore state's attorney

    Former Maryland Deputy Attorney General Thiru Vignarajah, a former federal and state prosecutor, is entering next year’s race for Baltimore state’s attorney. Vignarajah, 40, filed fundraising paperwork earlier this month and launched a website Thursday. In a statement, he vowed to lead the “mo…
  15. Jurors acquit Baltimore County police officer accused of kicking, spitting on a suspect

    After brief deliberations Thursday, jurors acquitted a Baltimore County police officer of second-degree assault. Officer Christopher M. Spivey, 29, was accused of kicking and spitting on a suspect after a car chase on Jan. 25. Jurors found him not guilty of all four counts he faced. Spivey…
  16. Hearing today in Rockville in case of boyfriend charged in pregnant teacher's death

    There will be a bond review hearing today at 1 p.m. in Rockville District Court for Tyler Tessier, who is charged with first-degree murder of Wilde Lake teacher Laura Wallen. Wallen, the pregnant teacher reported missing last week, was found dead Wednesday in a shallow grave in a secluded…
  17. Former Carroll Teacher of the Year charged with child sex offenses in Virginia

    A former Carroll County Public School’s Teacher of the Year has been suspended by the school system without pay after being arrested in relation to child sex offenses. Kenneth Fischer, most recently a teacher at West Middle School, was arrested on four warrants out of Fairfax County, V…
  18. Hearing to begin on impropriety charges against chief judge of Baltimore Circuit Court

    Maryland judges have different ways of upholding courtroom decorum, from banning chewing gum to demanding visitors hitch up their pants. But the chief judge of the Baltimore Circuit Court might have gone too far in “relentlessly mocking” a defendant, berating an attorney, and banging on his ben…