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History & Politics

Eyes of the Law

In new book, former undercover cop Jim Cabezas details his career fighting corruption and blindness.

News & Community

Coming Clean

Baltimore’s “squeegee kids” have been a source of hot debate and off-and-on concern for decades.

Arts & Culture

Cameo: Edward Doyle-Gillespie

We talk to “The Poet of the Baltimore Police Department”

The Chatter

The New York Times Publishes “The Tragedy of Baltimore”

ProPublica’s Alec MacGillis digs deep into city’s violence and police corruption.

The Chatter

Baltimore Police Department Reacts to Marilyn Mosby Marijuana Decision

Baltimore joins a growing number of cities nationwide to de-emphasize marijuana.

The Chatter

Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Initiative to Combat Violent Crime

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

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

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

Baltimore native Nwodim said the sketch was her vision.

The Chatter

Baltimore Police Chief Spokesman T.J. Smith Resigns

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

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

Baltimore Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Federal Charges

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

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

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.

The Chatter

Baltimore Is Overlooked for Attorney General’s Public Safety Partnership

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

The Chatter

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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