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Baltimore Has Recorded Zero Murders Over the Last 10 Days (and Counting)

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For the first time in years, Baltimore has gone more than 10 days without recording a single homicide.

Bucking Year-long Trend, Baltimore Just Went Nearly a Week Without a Homicide

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While you weren’t looking last week, Baltimore was enjoying a much-needed respite from its numbing homicide streak.

Baltimore Neighborhoods Bond Through Second Ceasefire Weekend of 2017

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Baltimore moved one step closer to a weekend with no murders over the last three days, thanks wholeheartedly to the grassroots Baltimore Ceasefire campaign.

Baltimore Ceasefire Returns, Appealing for Non-Violence and Human Connection

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While the slogan of Baltimore Ceasefire is fairly direct – “Nobody Kill Anybody” – there’s far more to a coordinated non-violence campaign than statistics, says Baltimore Ceasefire co-organizer, Erickka Bridgeford.

Another Baltimore Ceasefire Weekend Set for November

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In a city with 235 murders and counting this year, an attempt at one weekend without any shootings simply isn’t enough.

Despite Six Weekend Shootings, ‘Ceasefire’ Campaign Presses Onward

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Baltimore’s much-anticipated “ceasefire” weekend didn’t completely stem shootings the way organizers had hoped, but that doesn’t mean it was unsuccessful, activists and officials say.

City Police Put Officers, Detectives on Mandatory 12-Hour Patrols After 12 People Shot, 6 Killed in 24 Hours

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A spate of shootings that Police Commissioner Kevin Davis described today as “an unconscionable amount of violence” unfolded in the last 24 hours around Baltimore, leading the department to ramp up patrols with 12-hour minimum shifts for officers and detectives.

Shootings Rise, Arrests Fall — What Is Going On in Baltimore?

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473px-Baltimore-police-boxThis May is already Baltimore’s deadliest month since 1999 — and it isn’t even over yet. Crime is up nearly 40 percent over this time last year. Twenty-seven people were shot over the three-day Memorial Day weekend alone. So what exactly is going on?

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