Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

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The Baltimore Sun

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Past articles by Jessica:

Baltimore Police charge man in shooting of two squeegee workers he blamed for theft of money from his mother

A Northeast Baltimore man is charged with shooting two squeegee workers earlier this year, believing they had scammed his mother by taking more than $2,000 of her money through a phone app, police said. → Read More

University of Maryland, Baltimore will launch effort to address violence in city

University of Maryland, Baltimore officials on Tuesday announced a new Center for Violence Prevention. → Read More

Mervo High School student shot shortly after dismissal; after-school activities cancelled

Baltimore Police officers received reports of a shooting at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Friday afternoon. → Read More

Fifth defendant sentenced after investigation of unlicensed assisted living facilities

A Baltimore man is the fifth person sentenced after a probe into illegal assisted living facilities that investigators say were overcrowded and sometimes had deplorable living conditions. → Read More

Recent violence serves as a ‘stress test’ for Baltimore Police consent decree reforms, federal judge says

A “staffing crisis” and mounting pressure to reduce surging violence in Baltimore threaten the “significant progress” the police department has made since a federal consent decree was first reached five years ago, a federal judge warned Thursday. → Read More

Baltimore Police officer acquitted of assault, misconduct charges stemming from 2019 viral arrest video

A Baltimore Police officer was acquitted by a judge of assault and misconduct charges Friday after a viral video captured the officer placing his arm around a man’s neck as he called out in pain in late 2019. → Read More

Baltimore Police officer accused of choking man in viral video is on trial this week

A widely circulated video on Instagram showed a Baltimore police officer using an illegal chokehold to a restrain a man during an unlawful arrest in late 2019, according to prosecutors. → Read More

Police identify person of interest in Inner Harbor squeegee shooting; video shows Timothy Reynolds’ final moments

Baltimore police have identified a 15-year-old boy as a person of interest in last Thursday’s fatal encounter between squeegee workers and a man wielding a baseball bat, according to three people with knowledge of the investigation into the Inner Harbor shooting. → Read More

Jurors deliberate fate of Baltimore teen charged with rape and murder of 83-year-old neighbor

A Baltimore jury is deliberating the fate of a 17-year-old accused of raping and murdering his 83-year-old neighbor when he was 14 years old, making him among city’s youngest-ever homicide suspects. → Read More

Mayor, police commissioner frustrated after weekend shootings rip through Baltimore

Another violent weekend has left Baltimore residents and officials frustrated. → Read More

Baltimore teen accused of rape and murder of 83-year-old stands trial four years later

Tyrone Harvin is on trial on charges of raping and killing 83-year-old Dorothy Mae Neal in her apartment in the city’s Bridgeview-Greenlawn neighborhood in 2018. → Read More

Baltimore Police: Howard County teen charged Thursday in Inner Harbor killing late last month

Baltimore Police have arrested a 15-year-old in the double shooting at the Inner Harbor promenade on Memorial Day weekend that left one teen dead and another injured. → Read More

‘It’s a morale issue’: Baltimore Police, Marilyn Mosby at odds over newly public police integrity list

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said he’s concerned a newly released list of 305 Baltimore police officers with credibility and integrity issues will further erode the department’s relationship with the community and hurt officer morale. → Read More

After court battle, Marilyn Mosby releases list of 305 Baltimore police officers with credibility issues

A Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office list of more than 300 Baltimore police officers with credibility issues, many of whom continue to be called to testify in court, has been made public for the first time after a court ordered the office to release the list last fall. → Read More

Baltimore officers are cleared of criminal charges in fatal shooting near Power Plant Live! last year

The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office has cleared three city police officers of criminal charges stemming from the fatal shooting of an armed man near Power Point Live! last year. → Read More

Baltimore County Police fatally shoot man in Essex, police say

Baltimore County Police officers fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance call Wednesday in Essex, officials say. → Read More

Five years into Baltimore Police consent decree, officials cite ‘significant progress’ but lament hiring struggles

U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar expressed concerns about the Baltimore Police Department’s ability to hire more officers amid a nationwide shortage. He said he supported hiring more civilians for expanded roles, but emphasized the department must “exercise great care,” and make sure they are properly vetted. → Read More

Baltimore Police make arrest in killing of Little Italy restaurant manager

Baltimore's Warrant Apprehension Task Force arrested one suspect in the death of Chesley Patterson, the general manager at La Scala restaurant, who was fatally shot on Jan. 24. → Read More

Child dies in Southwest Baltimore blaze, fire department spokesman says

Child dies after in Southwest Baltimore blaze, fire department spokesman says → Read More

Johns Hopkins surgeon shot during carjacking on way to work in Northeast Baltimore

Police would not confirm additional details about the incident Friday, but Johns Hopkins Hospital spokeswoman Kim Hoppe said Dr. Madhu Subramanian was treated for a gunshot wound and released. → Read More