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Homicides Spike in Baltimore But Police Clearance Rate Falls

Baltimore’s homicide rate continues to soar, but the police department’s clearance rate has declined over the past three months.

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A woman faces down a line of Baltimore Police officers in riot gear during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Video, Radio Transmissions During Baltimore Riots Released

When riots erupted in Baltimore in April, 150 cops were hurt as the city descended into chaos. Newly released video and radio transmissions are providing an additional viewpoint into just how confusing and tense it was for Baltimore Police.



Officer Stabbed After Domestic Dispute in Baltimore

Baltimore police say an officer is in serious but stable condition after he was stabbed while responding to a domestic dispute.


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Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner; Davis Named Interim

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday she will replace Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.


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Baltimore Police Tap Outside Board to Review Riot Response

An outside organization will review the Baltimore Police Department’s response to recent rioting and civil unrest in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray at the commissioner’s request.


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Baltimore Officer Shoots Person After Observing Robbery

Baltimore police say an officer shot and wounded a man after observing an armed robbery in progress at a 7-Eleven store.


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2 Killed as Violent Trend Continues in Baltimore

Baltimore police say two men have been killed as the city continues to experience an increase in violent crime.


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State Wants 2 Trials For Officers Charged in Gray Case

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby wants a judge to order a separate trial for two of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.


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Baltimore County Police Kill Unarmed Man After Suicide Threat

An unarmed black man killed by Baltimore County police told his girlfriend’s mother that he was going to commit suicide as officers were on their way to his home after reports of domestic violence, the mother said Thursday.


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Autopsy Finds ‘High-Energy Injury’ in Gray’s Death

An autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun says a medical examiner has found Freddie Gray suffered a “high-energy injury” while riding in a Baltimore police van and the failure of officers to follow procedures makes the death a homicide.