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Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Initiative to Combat Violent Crime

A Violent Crime Joint Operations Center will open in Baltimore City.

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New Police Commissioner Should Have an Easy Transition to Baltimore

Michael Harrison will report on January 8 to lead the Baltimore Police.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: December 2018

The latest from Sean Yoes and Christine Davis Merriman.

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Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Ego Nwodim Play “Thirsty” Baltimore Cops on SNL

Baltimore native Nwodim said the sketch was her vision.

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Baltimore Police Chief Spokesman T.J. Smith Resigns

After being the face of the BPD for three years, Smith calls it quits.

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Baltimore Police Mounted Unit to Add Horses and State-of-the-Art Stable

City officials broke ground on $2.5 million stable at B&O Railroad Museum.

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We Break Down The New York Times Podcast on Race and Policing in Baltimore

In a five-part series, “The Daily” chronicles police corruption through the lens of a grieving family.

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Federal Charges

Darryl De Sousa is charged with misdemeanors for failure to file taxes.

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The Gun Trace Task Force Case Challenges Ability to Police in Baltimore

Local legal expert explains what needs to be done to prevent further corruption.

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Mayor Catherine Pugh Fires Police Commissioner Kevin Davis

With record-high homicides in 2017, Mayor Pugh wants accelerated results.

News & Community

One Is Too Many

Looking Baltimore's gun violence epidemic in the eye, one grieving mother at a time.

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Bloomberg Donates $5 Million to Baltimore Police To Combat Violence

The BPD will receive new technology including additional cameras, license plate readers, and gunshot detection software.

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Baltimore Is Overlooked for Attorney General’s Public Safety Partnership

​City council and BPD continue to combat violence locally.​

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Five Officers Involved in Freddie Gray Case Face Internal Discipline

Goodson, Miller, Nero, Rice, and White face punishment after an internal investigation.

Sports

Fixer Upper

We’ve devised a wish list of some realistic (and some unrealistic) improvements to Pimlico Race Course.

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First Episode of TNT's American Race Focuses on Baltimore

Devin Allen emerges as true hero of Charles Barkley’s American Race.

News & Community

Who Wants to Be a Cop Now?

After a 14-month federal investigation, the Baltimore Police Department is tasked with with reforming its culture. Whether that will stem the city's cycle of violence is another question.

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DOJ Puts Hold on Consent Decree for Baltimore Police Reform

Mayor and police commissioner express their opposition to the extension.

News & Community

Video: Who Wants to Be a Cop Now?

After a 14-month federal investigation, the Baltimore Police Department is tasked with reforming its culture.

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​Mayor Pugh Talks Big Change in First State of the City Address

She prioritizes education, police reform, job creation, and homelessness.

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