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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Holds News Conference

Baltimore Mayor: Gangs Behind Recent Surge in Violence

Baltimore’s mayor says organized gangs are behind much of the recent violent crime surge in the city.

07/15/2015

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‘This Is My Jail': Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Gang leaders ruled the Baltimore City Detention Center, using smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets outside, dealing drugs and getting four guards pregnant, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the opening of a major corruption trial involving dozens of officers and inmates.

11/19/2014

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7th Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Drugs into Md. Facility

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy for smuggling drugs into the facility.

10/29/2013