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FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017 (access required)

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.

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Lawmakers will focus on Baltimore’s violence, online bullying, parental rights (access required)

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 ...

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Madaleno calls DOJ threat to Baltimore mean-spirited, despicable (access required)

Sen. Richard S. Madaleno, D-Montgomery County, called on first term Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to push back against Session's threat in the latest effort to tie Hogan and President Donald Trump together.

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Violence has lawmakers urging Hogan for state of emergency in Baltimore (access required)

Two Maryland state senators called on Gov. Larry Hogan to declare a state of emergency in Baltimore in an effort to assist the city in stemming the increase in violence and homicide. The city is on pace again to reach ...

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Judge orders pair to return to Md. for trial in soldier’s death (access required)

SAN ANTONIO — A federal judge has ordered that a soldier stationed in San Antonio and his girlfriend be returned to Maryland to face charges related to the shooting death of his wife, a fellow soldier. The San Antonio Express-News ...

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Md. man charged with bludgeoning wife to death with dumbbell (access required)

LAUREL — Police say a man bludgeoned his wife to death with a dumbbell inside their Laurel home. Howard County police say 41-year-old Jason Martin has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, 42-year-old Carla Dee ...

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Md. woman’s fatal buttocks injection ruled homicide (access required)

NEW YORK  — The death of a woman who had silicone injected into her buttocks in New York City has been ruled a homicide. A spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office says Kelly Mayhew died after the silicone entered her ...

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