Baltimore – New Van Aims To Help Police Analyze Weapons At Crime Scenes

Baltimore – National officials rolled out a new van Tuesday that will enable detectives to test-fire weapons and rapidly analyze bullets and shell casings recovered at crime scenes rather than sending them to labs and waiting days for results. Read more

Judge Orders Chabad House Be Torn Down

A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered that a controversial 6,614-square-foot structure a religious organization built in a residential neighborhood in Towson must come down within the next year. Read more

Joseph Goldman Arrested For Child Sex Abuse, Charged With Rape

BALTIMORE – Baltimore City Police arrested a 35-year-old suspect for child sexual abuse, rape, perverted practice and more on Monday morning at his Northwest Baltimore home. Read more

Baltimore – Third Police Officer In Freddie Gray Case Acquitted Of All Charges

The Baltimore police officer who faced the most serious criminal charges over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody has been acquitted. Read more

Baltimore, MD – Police Sniper Shoots Man Who Says He Has Bomb At FOX TV Station

Maryland – A police sniper shot a man who walked into a TV station lobby wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask and displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest, authorities said Thursday. Read more

Baltimore, MD – Vicious 1969 Killer Of 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish Girl, Due To Be Retried, Dies In Prison

The convicted murderer of an 11-year-old Jewish girl in 1969 in Baltimore has died in prison. Read more

Baltimore, MD – Mistrial In 1st Officer’s Trial In Freddie Gray Case

The judge announced a mistrial Wednesday in the case of the first officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, after jurors in Baltimore announced they could not reach a unanimous decision. Read more

Rabbi Ephraim Karp Sentenced To Serve 22 Years In Prison

Rabbi Ephraim (Frederick) Karp was sentenced to 22 years in prison, and five years of supervised probation upon his release, after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a minor and a third-degree sex offense Oct. 15 in Baltimore County Circuit Court. Read more

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner

BALTIMORE – Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, 2 1/2 months after the city broke out into riots following the death of a man who was injured in police custody. Read more

Anne Arundel Police Officer Charged With Biting Man’s Testicles

BALTIMORE – An Anne Arundel County police officer has been charged with assault after he was accused of biting another man’s testicles during a fight outside of a bar in Baltimore. Read more