Overall crime in Maryland steadily declined between 2010 and 2020, data show, yet homicides and rapes increased in that same period.
Baltimore homicides surpassed 300 for the eighth year running in 2022 as gun violence remains stubbornly high despite repeated promises from elected officials and new anti-violence initiatives.
The death of a detainee at a Baltimore correctional facility earlier this month has been ruled a homicide, officials said.
The deaths of three Baltimore firefighters who got trapped in a burning vacant home when it partially collapsed were determined to be homicides, city police said.
City officials in Baltimore are expressing concern about a spike in robberies as police continue to battle an escalating rate of violent crime.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with whether to allow a woman accused of killing a man to argue at trial that the homicide was justified because she was a sex trafficking victim.
Homicide was the leading cause of “unexpected or unusual” death for children in Baltimore in recent years, according to a government report.
Baltimore County police say they’ve solved a 40-year-old homicide of a teenage girl.
Detectives in Baltimore are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl earlier this week as a homicide, police announced.
New crime statistics released by the FBI place Baltimore's homicide rate last year well above that of any other large U.S. metropolis, making it an anomaly in the national crime landscape when looking at American cities with populations over 500,000 people.
Baltimore has set a new per-capita homicide record as gunmen killed for drugs, cash, payback - or no apparent reason at all.
With the number of homicides exceeding 300 annually in Baltimore, the Maryland General Assembly this coming session will consider increasing funding for programs legislators say show promise for reducing violent crime in the state’s most populous city as well as strengthening penalties for illegal gun possession and witness intimidation. Legislation will also be introduced to […]