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City Prosecutors to Begin Explaining Decisions Not to Charge Police for Use of Force

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 3:43pm

Prosecutors in Baltimore have made a move that should please advocates of increased transparency in investigations of cases involving use of force by police officers.

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Federal Judge Requests Public Input on Police Consent Decree

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 12:46pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A federal judge wants members of the public to chime in before he signs off on the the much-deliberated consent decree containing required reform measure for the Baltimore Police Department.

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DOJ Attorney, Mayor Pugh Say Consent Decree Will be Implemented in Trump Era

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017 3:50pm

With Donald Trump now at the helm of the country, everything feels like it’s changing. Locally, a federal judge is wondering if the outcome of federally required police reforms for the Baltimore Police Department will change as well.

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Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Body of Man Wanted in Mail Fraud Scheme Found in Loch Raven Reservoir; Royal Farms Rankings; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 5:15pm

Federal judge overseeing Baltimore Police consent decree summons Pugh to court — Baltimore Sun

Body of man wanted in $50 million mail fraud scheme found in Loch Raven reservoir — ABC2

Royal Farms stores in Baltimore, ranked — Baltimore Magazine

Hogan asks appointed lawmakers for background checks — WBAL

Laureate Education is inching closer to its IPO — Technical.ly Baltimore

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Nonprofit, Mayor Pugh Pledge to Help Pay for Police Reforms, More Patrol Officers

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 9:41am

Baltimore police are under the microscope to implement wide-reaching reforms required under their new consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department, but they’ll need a hefty infusion of cash to make those changes happen.

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch Paying Timely Visit to Baltimore This Week

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 10:55am

Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch sits with President Obama. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

One of Loretta Lynch’s first actions as U.S. attorney general was to come to Baltimore during the unrest that followed Freddie Gray’s Death, so it’s only fitting that she’ll spend one of her final days in office here as well.

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Push for Baltimore Police Consent Decree Intensifies as Trump’s Inauguration Creeps Closer

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 10:35am

The announcement of the DOJ’s findings on the Baltimore Police Department back in August 2016. Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook.

City and federal officials and attorneys are hard at work drawing up the finalized required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department before Donald Trump’s administration moves into Washington D.C.

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Thursday Morning Headlines: Mayor Wants Consent Decree Done Pre-Inauguration; Baltimore Police Surveillance System Earns Global Attention; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 7:24am

Police worldwide eye Baltimore’s vast surveillance complex – The Christian Science Monitor

Code enforcement agrees to dismiss ‘encampment’ charges against Dundalk church – Fox45

Flacco under microscope as Ravens make playoff push – Baltimore Sun

Mayor Pugh wants consent decree with DOJ complete before Trump takes office – ABC2

Efforts in Place to Add Additional Floor to West Street Garage in Federal Hill – SouthBMore

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Wednesday Afternoon Headlines: Teen Killed in Accident Was Baltimore Rabbi’s Son; Hogan Fights Road Kill Bill; Orioles Sign Catcher; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 5:45pm

Hogan vows to fight Maryland ‘road kill’ bill — Baltimore Sun

Teen boy killed in I-95 accident was Baltimore rabbi’s son — CBS Baltimore

Mayor Catherine Pugh discusses timeliness of consent decree — WBAL-TV

Overhaul of Harborplace Pratt St. Pavilion now underway — BBJ

Orioles get their catcher to replace Matt Wieters in Wellington Castillo — CBS Sports

 

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Agreement on Police Reforms ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Before SRB Leaves Office

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 9:32am

Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, BPD Commissioner Davis and DOJ Civil Rights Division Chief Vanita Gupta, Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

There’s little to no chance the City and U.S. Justice Department will have finalized a consent decree holding required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department by Dec. 5, according to outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

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