Tag: murder

Teen arrested for bartender’s 2017 murder in Canton, a dozen others indicted in broader gang investigation

Sebastian Dvorak, who was fatally shot in June 2017. Photo via Dvorak Family/GoFundMe.

Law enforcement officials say they’ve caught the person who gunned down a bartender in Canton in June 2017, along with 12 others who were allegedly trafficking in drugs and guns and intimidating witnesses as part of the same Bloods gang subset known as “500” or “500 L.”

For second time, Keith Davis Jr. trial ends with a hung jury

Keith Davis Jr. Image via Facebook

For the second time, the trial of Keith Davis Jr. in the shooting death of Pimlico Race Course security guard Kevin Jones has ended with a hung jury.

This was Davis’ third trial for the murder of Jones, who was shot 11 times on his way to work in the early morning of June 7, 2015.

Video shown during Keith Davis Jr.’s third trial suggests other suspect, says Davis’ lawyer

Keith Davis Jr. Image via Facebook

Security camera footage shown for the first time in court on Friday during the Keith Davis Jr. trial suggests there is another suspect in the murder of Kevin Jones who has been left uninvestigated, and raises questions about the integrity of both the Baltimore Police Department’s investigation and the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office’s prosecution.

Teenager charged in Baltimore County police officer’s killing; three other juveniles in custody

Baltimore County police officer Amy Caprio. Image courtesy of the Baltimore County Police Department.

By Ethan McLeod and Brandon Weigel

Baltimore County police have arrested a male teenager in connection with the killing of an officer following a Monday afternoon incident in Perry Hall, and have three other teens in custody, the department said this morning.

Appeals court gives ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed a new murder trial


Adnan Syed, currently serving a life sentence for the 1999 death of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, is set to receive a new trial after the Maryland Court of Special Appeals today upheld a Baltimore judge’s ruling that the “Serial” podcast subject should be re-tried with new evidence taken into account.

Md. lawmakers want to boost sanctions for murder-for-hire

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By Zach Shapiro

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Murder-for-hire is a misdemeanor in Maryland, and prosecutors have just three years to bring charges. State lawmakers from both parties want to change that.

Baltimore’s Third Ceasefire Weekend Ended with Zero Murders

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Building on last year’s momentum, the third Baltimore Ceasefire, held this past weekend, was a resounding success, with zero killings around the city for 72 hours and good vibes at a slew of neighborhood events held around the city.

Police Charge Man, 29, in Murder of Baltimore Tattoo Museum Employee


One of James Forrester’s alleged killers is now in custody.

FBI Rejects Police Department’s Request to Take Over Det. Suiter Death Investigation

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis. Still via Baltimore Police/Periscope.

The feds have officially declined to assume control of the probe into Det. Sean Suiter’s murder.

BPD: Surveillance Video Shows Two Suspects in Murder of Tattoo Museum Employee

Still via YouTube/Baltimore Police Department

City police say two men are responsible for the death of Foghound bassist and Baltimore Tattoo Museum piercer James Forrester, and both are shown walking near his murder scene in surveillance footage.