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  1. Baltimore City police adds crisis response team

    For the past six weeks, a Baltimore police officer has been taking a social worker on calls that involve people in the throes of a mental health crisis in an effort to calm situations that can easily move from tense to violent. They make up a crisis response team that has answered 85 calls as…
  2. $400k settlement reached for man shot by city police officers in 2013

    Baltimore officials have agreed to a $400,000 settlement with a man who sued the city after he was shot by police in January 2013. Shaun Mouzon, 35, was shot by officers after they said in charging documents that Mouzon drove his car at them. But Mouzon’s attorney, A. Dwight Pettit, said s…
  3. One person killed in Druid Heights crash, officials say

    One person was killed in a car crash in Druid Heights Thursday afternoon, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. A call went out shortly before 2 p.m. for a crash involving three people at Bloom and Etting streets, Baltimore Fire spokeswoman Blair Skinner said. She was unable to confirm…
  4. 71-year-old man abducted by masked men in U-Haul before escape, Baltimore Police say

    A 71-year-old man was abducted by three masked men in West Baltimore on Wednesday night and driven across town in a U-Haul truck before managing to escape, according to police. Officers were flagged down along Poplar Grove Street about 8:15 p.m. by bystanders who told them that “an older man w…
  5. Man sentenced for 2015 fatal bar-hopping boat crash

    A Maryland man has been sentenced to 18 months' home detention for a July 2015 boat crash that killed two people and injured five others on a cruise to Baltimore bars. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police say in a news release that 57-year-old Timothy Jay Wilson was sentenced…
  6. One killed in double shooting Wednesday, Baltimore Co. police say

    One man was killed and a second was injured in a shooting Wednesday in Baltimore County, police said. The two men planned to meet each other on Kent Avenue in Catonsville when both pulled out handguns and fired several shots at each other, the department said in a statement. One the men…
  7. Police identify Baltimore's 200th homicide victim

    Baltimore Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in the city Wednesday. Donnell Pierce, 23, was killed at about 4 p.m. the 1200 block of Greenmount Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His death marked the 200th homicide in Baltimore this year — a record p…