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Baltimore Sun- A Baltimore man has been indicted on charges he killed a man in Pigtown last month, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office said. Read More 

DOJ- Today, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner announced a significant expansion of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s collaborative initiative with state and local law enforcement to prosecute the illegal possession of firearms in Baltimore. The expansion of the initiative, known as Project EXILE, includes state funding to hire additional prosecutors to bring firearms-related offenses in federal court and for a media campaign supporting outreach efforts into Baltimore neighborhoods. This collaborative firearms prosecution initiative brings prosecutors from the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office into the U.S. Attorney’s Office to focus on individuals illegally possessing firearms in Baltimore. Read More

Baltimore Sun- In 2012, she won exoneration for Demetrius Smith, who was serving a life sentence for murder; evidence surfaced proving another man the killer. She cleared the name of Larry Hugee, who was serving 25 years for armed robbery. The years brought more victories: John Mooney, Malcolm Bryant, Clarence Shipley, Eric Simmons, Alfred Chestnut. Read More

Baltimore Sun- Zy Richardson, a spokeswoman for Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, said correctional officers investigated the stabbing, presented the evidence to prosecutors and submitted the charging documents under oath — as is routine. “Our office reviewed the evidence and the statement of probable cause for legal sufficiency,” Richardson said. Read More

WJZ- Keith Davis Jr. has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in a 2020 prison stabbing incident, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office has confirmed. The office has decided to seek prosecution. Read More

WBAL Radio- Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby was at the Project Exile news conference, and so was Jonathan Lenzner, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland. Lenzner talked to C4 and Bryan Nehman Thursday morning and briefly touched on the news conference yesterday, as well as working with Mosby while she is under federal investigation. Lenzner told C4 and Nehman that while he'd never "comment on the existence or non-existence of an investigation," he added that both of their offices are unified when it comes to violent crime. Read More

WJZ- Federal, state and local officials are joining forces in an attempt to stop gun crimes in Baltimore. This initiative, which is called “Project Exile,” isn’t a new one, but officials are saying what’s different this time around is the money. Officials say more resources will be available to target repeat offenders and people committing gun crimes and charge them in federal court. Read More

WBAL Radio- B-360 and the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office entered into what Young calls a new innovative partnership focused on public safety by diverting people away from the criminal legal system for dirt bike charges, traffic violations, and nonviolent offenses. Read More 

WJZ- Barksdale was gunned down in Baltimore’s Douglass Homes in January. Police announced on Thursday that they arrested 28-year-old Garrick Powell and charged him with first-degree murder.  Officials did not announce a motive. Read More 

WYPR- Police said they arrested Garrick L. Powell Jr., 28 on the 400 block of N Ellwood Ave in East Baltimore early Thursday morning. They declined to provide a motive, citing ongoing investigations, but said at a news conference that the killing did not appear to be random. Read More