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Young fires back at Hogan’s comments over violent crime in Baltimore

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In a press conference Wednesday, Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young discusses recent comments made by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan regarding violent crime in Baltimore. Image courtesy of Charm TV Baltimore.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young today pushed back against recent criticism from Gov. Larry Hogan over violent crime, saying the city is still waiting for state resources the governor promised to help police.

“We’re still waiting on some of the resources that the governor promised us to help us fight crime,” Young said at a press conference on Wednesday. “Instead of the governor talking about the crime, give us the resources we asked for.”

Baltimore Tattoo Museum Employee, Local Musician Shot and Killed Monday Night

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James Forrester, a piercer at Fells Point’s Baltimore Tattoo Museum and longtime bassist, was fatally shot near his workplace last night, according to city police.

After Five Days of Restricted Access, Police Tear Down Barrier Around Scene of Detective’s Murder

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Police today loosened their hold on the perimeter of a crime scene where a detective was killed last week, freeing up access for neighbors whose movements have been restricted for five days.

Police Warn Against ‘Fake’ GoFundMe Pages Created for Slain Detective

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Collage in remembrance of Det. Sean Suiter via Baltimore Police Department/Twitter

Maryland has rallied in full force around the family and colleagues of Det. Sean Suiter, who was gunned down Wednesday afternoon at an infamously violent intersection in Harlem Park, offering bountiful prayers and support. However, the people who have created online fundraisers for Suiter are not contributing to that honest effort, police say.

Veteran Homicide Detective Killed in Wednesday Shooting, Reward Upped to $69K

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UPDATE: Police Commissioner Kevin Davis says the homicide detective shot Wednesday evening has passed away.

D.C.-Area Rapper Gunned Down in South Baltimore

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Baltimore’s cyclical street violence this week claimed the life of rapper 30 Glizzy, a member of a prominent D.C. area crew known as the Glizzy Gang.

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