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Lt. Gov Aruna Miller, left, and Gov. Wes Moore, center, look on as Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Vinny Schiraldi speaks during a press conference at the State House in June 2023. (The Daily Record/Jack Hogan)
Jun 15, 2023

Moore blames Hogan for ‘surge of violence,’ seeks new approach

Without mentioning him by name, Gov. Wes Moore continued to blame former Gov. Larry Hogan for crime levels in Maryland.

Balloons are placed at a utility pole at the site of Saturday's shooting in west Baltimore's Upton neighborhood on Jan. 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Lea Skene)
Mar 16, 2023

Overall crime in Maryland dropped over a decade, but homicides and rapes are rising

Overall crime in Maryland steadily declined between 2010 and 2020, data show, yet homicides and rapes increased in that same period.

May 31, 2022

Governor candidate calls for 1,000 more police officers to fight violent crime

One Democratic candidate for governor is vowing to hire 1,000 new police officers and install 10,000 street lights as part of an effort to reduce crime in Baltimore and around the state. Doug Gansler made the promises as part of a multifaceted crime-fighting approach. “Everywhere that I go, it is the one issue that is […]

Mar 28, 2022

Baltimore sees spike in robberies, homicides also on rise

City officials in Baltimore are expressing concern about a spike in robberies as police continue to battle an escalating rate of violent crime.

Mar 24, 2022

Hogan announces $45M in initiatives to address Baltimore crime

Gov. Larry Hogan announced $45 million in initiatives to address “out-of-control violent crime" in Baltimore.

Aug 18, 2021

11 Baltimore men indicted on murder, assault and gun charges

A group of 11 young men who are allegedly part of a violent Baltimore gang dubbed “39 Babies” have been indicted, Maryland's attorney general announced.

Aug 10, 2021

Officials seek more federal resources to fight Baltimore crime

Members of Baltimore's congressional delegation are asking for more federal resources to fight crime in Baltimore.

Jul 26, 2021

Baltimore mayor details new violence prevention plan

Aiming to treat gun violence as a public health crisis, Baltimore’s mayor has unveiled a five-year violence reduction plan for the city.

President Joe Biden meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Jul 16, 2021

White House convenes mayors of Baltimore, other cities to discuss strategies on crime

The Biden administration convened the first meeting of a group of mayors and officials that will work with the federal government to reduce gun violence.

Jul 13, 2021

Baltimore leaders, congressional delegation meet to discuss violent crime

Maryland’s congressional delegation met with Baltimore’s leadership to discuss ways of reducing violent crime in the city.

Jun 23, 2021

Biden anti-crime effort focuses on law-breaking gun dealers

President Joe Biden is announcing new efforts to stem a rising national tide of violent crime as administration officials brace for what could be a turbulent summer.

Jun 9, 2021

Fells Point businesses threaten to withhold taxes amid violence

More than three dozen business owners in Fells Point are threatening to withhold tax and permit payments if Baltimore officials don’t restore “basic and essential municipal services.”

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