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Mosby: Video of Officer Placing Drugs in Can ‘Wasn’t Immediately Visible’ During Initial Review

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 5:05pm

Still via YouTube/Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said today that the now-infamous body cam footage of a city police officer placing a bag of drugs inside a soup can and then “finding” it wasn’t immediately noticeable when prosecutors were reviewing the footage early on.

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Frosh Issues Guidance Warning Md. Law Enforcement About Complying with Trump’s Immigration Orders

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 04, 2017 3:16pm

Photos via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland’s attorney general today issued a memo to law enforcement agencies across Maryland that they don’t need – and in fact, shouldn’t, in many cases – comply with the Trump administration’s orders to work with federal immigration agents deporting people en masse from the country.

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Public Safety Town Hall Planned with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 31, 2017 4:24pm

A Baltimore nonprofit has organized a community town hall for next Tuesday with two of the city’s top public safety officials to try to alleviate residents’ concerns about crime.

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Marilyn Mosby Says Seven Cops’ Indictments Affect More than 200 Cases; Public Defender Estimates Tally “in the Thousands”

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 1:34pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

City prosecutors, public defenders and private attorneys have all been preoccupied since federal authorities indicted seven Baltimore police officers on federal racketeering charges last month. At a press conference this morning, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby revealed her office has identified more than 50 active cases and over 150 closed and adjudicated cases affected by the indictments.

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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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Money & Power

Marilyn Mosby Has Her First Challenger for Re-Election in 2018

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 2:38pm

Courtesy Levin & Curlett LLC

A Baltimore-based lawyer who previously served a prosecutor in New York said he plans to challenge Marilyn Mosby for her spot as state’s attorney for Baltimore City in the Democratic primary next year.

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UMD Law Clinic, City Agencies Create ‘Second Chance’ Program to Remove Failure to Appear Charges

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 05, 2017 3:22pm

UMD Law professor Doug Colbert speaks at a conference, Courtesy Baltimore SAO/Twitter

Picture this: A Baltimore police officer stops a man on the street to ask him if he’s seen or knows anything that can police to solve a case. But instead of speaking with the officer, the man runs away.

“I’ve had someone run from me or flee in a car, only to discover that he was running because he didn’t want to face the FTA warrant we had,” Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said today.

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Thursday Morning Headlines: Mosby’s Spokeswoman Resigns; Report Shows Boost in Md. Tourism; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 05, 2017 7:23am

Resentencing Ordered in Prison Contraband Drone Case – CBS Baltimore

Photographer Shawn Young sees Baltimore differently – Baltimore City Paper

Spokesperson for Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby resigns – Fox45

Baltimore City Winter Restaurant Week Returns One Week Early – Baltimore Magazine

Report: Visitors to Maryland increased 6 percent in 2015 – Baltimore Sun


Top Stories This Week: Lauraville’s Emerging Arts District, Former Pratt Library Repurposed, Roland Avenue Mansion for Sale

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 11, 2016 5:25pm


Ed Gunts’ Urban Landscape column featuring development in Lauraville’s arts district was our top-read story on the site this week. In addition to other news in Baltimore-area real estate and design, his Monday story covers a pair of construction projects on Harford Road in the neighborhood that will house apartments, studios and work spaces for area creatives.

Here were our other most popular posts from Nov. 5-11.

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Marilyn Mosby Tweets, Then Deletes Pic from Ballot Box

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016 1:56pm

Screenshot from Justin Fenton/The Baltimore Sun

Screenshot from Justin Fenton/The Baltimore Sun

It looks like Baltimore’s top prosecutor didn’t heed our advice from earlier this morning on the rules for ballot selfies in Maryland.

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