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Baltimore State's Attorney's Office

Baltimore City State Attorney Ivan Bates announces separate indictments on two different officers with Baltimore Police on May 4, 2023, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
Sep 18, 2023

Bates releases updated ‘do not call’ list of 60 current and former cops who can’t testify

The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office released a new list of police officers who have credibility issues serious enough to block them from testifying in criminal cases.

Jul 19, 2023

Quality-of-life citations back in Baltimore courts, bringing familiar problems

This is the citation docket's first week back in Baltimore. Low-level quality-of-life offenses are once again churning through the city's district courts.

May 4, 2023

Two Baltimore police officers indicted in separate cases

A pair of Baltimore police officers are facing charges in separate cases, one involving the sale of drugs and the other a fatal 2022 vehicle crash.

May 3, 2023

Baltimore man wins writ of actual innocence in ’91 murder

An eyewitness who recanted his testimony and police interviews that were never turned over to the defense helped a Baltimore man win a writ of actual innocence in a 1991 murder for which he served 25 years in prison. A city judge granted the writ and ordered a new trial for the man, Anthony G. […]

Apr 21, 2023

Bates takes down ‘do not call’ list of Baltimore police officers, plans to update it soon

The Baltimore State's Attorney's Office plans to review and update its list of police officers who will not be called to testify because of credibility issues.

Ivan Bates looks up after adding his signature, to acknowledge the thunderous applause in the packed War Memorial Building upon his becoming Baltimore City's new State's Attorney on Jan. 3, 2023, in Baltimore. (Amy Davis/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
Jan 13, 2023

Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office drops murder case against Keith Davis Jr.

Prosecutors have dropped a pair of cases against Keith Davis Jr., who was repeatedly prosecuted in a 2015 murder case.

Ivan Bates, at left, is sworn in as Baltimore's new state's attorney by retired Judge David B. Mitchell. (Madeleine O'Neill/The Daily Record)
Jan 3, 2023

Ivan Bates sworn in as Baltimore State’s Attorney with pledge to ‘rebuild’ office

In his first address as Baltimore's new state's attorney, Ivan Bates reversed a policy that was a keystone of his predecessor's administration.

Oct 31, 2022

As Baltimore’s next state’s attorney, Bates will keep police, conviction integrity units

Ivan Bates ran for Baltimore state's attorney on a promise to bring change. But he also plans to preserve some things.

Sep 30, 2022

Stalking case against ex-Baltimore prosecutor moves to federal court

A former Baltimore homicide prosecutor who is accused of misusing grand jury subpoenas to monitor and stalk romantic partners is now under federal indictment for similar charges.

Jul 29, 2022

Independent candidate drops out of Baltimore state’s attorney’s race, leaving Bates as next top prosecutor

Roya Hanna, an independent candidate for Baltimore state's attorney, will drop out of the race Friday and endorse Ivan Bates, the winner of the Democratic primary.

Jul 25, 2022

Bates asks for patience as he prepares to ‘rebuild’ Baltimore state’s attorney’s office

Ivan Bates, the Democratic nominee for Baltimore state’s attorney, pledged to prosecute gun cases more aggressively but also asked for patience.

Jan 14, 2022

Indicted Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby launches impassioned defense: ‘I have done nothing wrong’

Embattled Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby vowed to fight her federal charges Friday at an impassioned news conference in front of the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office.

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