Tag: crime



This was going to be a column about my new kitchen counters, and about how you shouldn’t live with things you hate, and then we heard the news from Las Vegas. We were coming home from a college tour in upstate New York, from eating delicious Italian food in Syracuse, from spending time with our dear friend who teaches up there. We were sleepy, sated, a little stressed out about this and that. An ordinary Monday, awash in blessings.

Hopkins Sees Bumps in Reported Sex Assaults, Burglaries, Dating Violence


Johns Hopkins University

New figures from Johns Hopkins University reveal upticks in sexual assault reports and certain types of violent crime in and around the Homewood campus in 2016.

State Lawmakers Hold Hearing to Address Baltimore’s Surge in Violence


The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee convened yesterday to listen to testimony from city officials, community leaders, and experts from Johns Hopkins, among others, to address Baltimore’s spike in violence.

Councilman Scott, Sen. Ferguson Blocked from Hogan’s Meeting on Baltimore Crime

Councilman Brandon Scott left) and Sen. Bill Ferguson wait outside in the rain. Photo via Sen. Bill Ferguson/Twitter.

Gov. Larry Hogan called a meeting in the city today about what can be done to address Baltimore’s ballooning violent crime problem. Unfortunately, he appears to have excluded two prominent local elected officials, both of whom have major stakes in addressing the issue.

Ivan Bates, Local Defense Attorney, Expected to Announce Run for State’s Attorney

Still via WBAL-TV/YouTube

Ivan Bates is expected to announce tomorrow morning that he’ll be challenging incumbent Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for her seat as the city’s top prosecutor in 2018.

Jeff Sessions Pressures Baltimore to Adopt Immigrant Detention Policy, Leveraging Crime-Fighting Money


Jeff Sessions wasn’t lying when he said the Trump administration would withhold money from cities that don’t comply with its immigration policies, though it’s still unclear if he understands how Baltimore’s prison system works.

A Year Later, Stabbing Death in Roland Park Remains a Mystery

Molly Macauley

Roland Park resident Anne Stuzin sometimes takes a moonlit stroll through the neighborhood with her two dogs. But this time a year ago, she wouldn’t have wandered her upscale leafy neighborhood after dark.

Baltimore Del. Curt Anderson Talks Crime with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson

Still via Fox News/”Tucker Carlson Tonight”

As a guest on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Wednesday evening, Del. Curt Anderson of Baltimore’s 43rd District defended Baltimore from Carlson’s persistent criticism in an impressively grounded debate for the show.

Justice Department Skips Baltimore for Crime-Fighting Partnership Tailored Toward Violence-Plagued Cities

Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s first coordinated federal-state-local partnership to fight crime in America’s most violence-riddled cities. To the surprise of many, Charm City was left off the list.