Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun

Justin Fenton

The Baltimore Sun

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Recent articles by Justin:

Man fatally shot at party in Baltimore’s Federal Hill was streaming on Facebook Live as attacker approached

The 24-year-old man who was shot to death early Saturday in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood was hosting a “game night” party and broadcasting on Facebook Live when his attacker scaled a fence, according to a review of the video and a woman who attended the party. → Read More

Baltimore crime during coronavirus: Property crime plummets, gun violence continues

March finished with 18 homicides, a number in line with what’s typically been recorded during the month in recent years. But the overall crime picture remains more complex. Total reported crime in Baltimore has dipped, as have calls to 911, data show. → Read More

Teenage psychiatric patient at University of Maryland Medical Center fatally stabs another patient

A woman recovering from surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center was fatally stabbed by a 15-year-old psychiatric patient being held across the hall, according to Baltimore Police. → Read More

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh set to be sentenced for ‘Healthy Holly’ fraud scheme

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh appeared in federal court Thursday to be sentenced for a fraud scheme involving her self-published children’s book series. → Read More

Former Mayor Pugh apologizes to residents of Baltimore in video on eve of sentencing: ‘I really messed up’

On the eve of her sentencing on federal fraud and tax charges, former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is apologizing for her conduct in a video submitted by her attorneys to the court. → Read More

Maryland federal prosecutor resigns from Roger Stone case after DOJ intervention

A federal prosecutor in Baltimore has resigned from a special assignment handling the case of longtime GOP operative Roger Stone after the Department of Justice said it would intervene to scale back the prosecution team’s sentencing recommendation. → Read More

Homicide detectives investigate fatal shooting of 32-year-old in West Baltimore

A 32-year-old was shot to death in the Penrose/Fayette Street Outreach neighborhood of West Baltimore on Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Corruption charges against Baltimore delegate Cheryl Glenn to be ‘resolved’ Wednesday, attorney says

Former Baltimore delegate Cheryl Glenn’s defense attorney said he “fully expects” the federal corruption case against her to be “resolved” at an arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Anne Arundel police SWAT team was on Secret Service detail when barricade call came out

The Anne Arundel County Police SWAT team was tied up on a protective detail with the Secret Service on Friday, prompting the FBI to respond to a family disturbance call that ended with a man fatally shot by officers. → Read More

Hanover Street bridge closed this weekend for repairs

The bridge will reopen to traffic at 5 a.m. Monday. → Read More

Former Philadelphia, Baltimore cop sentenced to 9 years in Gun Trace Task Force case

A former police officer in Philadelphia and Baltimore was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Friday afternoon for helping a member of the Gun Trace Task Force sell drugs taken off the street here. → Read More

Vignarajah proposes regulating, taxing marijuana in Baltimore

Thiru Vignarajah, who says he will run for mayor of Baltimore, said he would issue permits for and tax the city’s marijuana trade. → Read More

Husband, stepdaughter charged in woman's death they blamed on panhandler arraigned in Texas

The husband and stepdaughter charged in the death of an Aberdeen woman who was fatally stabbed in Baltimore — which they initially said happened after she gave money to a panhandler — were arraigned in Texas on Monday, authorities said. → Read More

Baltimore prosecutors want greater flexibility to undo convictions after Gun Trace Task Force scandal

City prosecutors continue to review more than 2,000 cases involving officers convicted of federal racketeering charges as well as others accused of misconduct by convicted officers. → Read More

Two-alarm fire strikes historic Christ Institution Baptist Church in Baltimore

A historic but long vacant church in East Baltimore caught fire Friday evening. Firefighters were called to the 700 block of Ensor St. to the former Christ Institution Baptist Church. → Read More

Did Kevin Spacey record YouTube viral video in Baltimore?

Did actor Kevin Spacey film his viral video — posted on Christmas Eve as criminal charges were levied against him — in Baltimore? → Read More

Conflicting takes on how to address Baltimore police corruption emerge at commission on Gun Trace Task Force

The state commission exploring the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force scandal heard contrasting testimony in its first meeting held in Baltimore. → Read More

Leaked video shows Baltimore police had tip on Suiter fatal shooting

Leaked video shows Baltimore Police homicide detectives interviewed an informant who described the death of Det. Sean Suiter as a homicide and identified a lead on a possible suspect. → Read More

3 shot Friday afternoon in Baltimore, police say

The shootings were reported about 16 minutes apart, Baltimore police said. → Read More

Commission investigating Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force scandal will get secret records — but has to keep them secret

A state commission investigating the Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force scandal will get secret records from the police department — but will have to sign an agreement to keep them from public view. → Read More