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WJZ- Donte Orlando Patterson, Jr. was found guilty in Oct. 2021 of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in a crime of violence, according to the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office. Read More

Baltimore Sun- A Baltimore man was sentenced to life plus 52 years in prison for a shooting spree near Mondawmin Mall in 2019 that left one man dead and injured three others. Levar Mullen-El died from the injuries he sustained in the shooting April 11, 2019, which left a crime scene that stretched multiple city blocks, the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Read More

Baltimore Sun- Business owners from Fells Point and Little Italy joined their colleagues and workers from The Block at a rally outside City Hall Tuesday, decrying a state proposal they say would devastate more than a dozen clubs on the short stretch of East Baltimore Street by closing them before their most profitable hours. Backed by several Baltimore politicians and Police Commissioner Michael Harrison, the legislation would close businesses on The Block — the downtown home to more than half the city’s strip clubs — at 10 p.m., in an attempt to curb crime they say has worsened in the city’s adult entertainment district. Read More

Baltimore Sun- Remembrances have begun pouring in for the three Baltimore City firefighters who died battling a blaze in a vacant rowhome Monday morning. Four firefighters were trapped when the building, which had been unoccupied since 2010, collapsed during the fire. One of them survived. Firefighter John McMaster was on life support at the hospital as of Monday evening. Read More

The Afro- From the vantage point of moderates to conservatives in the establishment media, Mosby could just do nothing right. So, by the time she announced last year (during the pandemic) the new, practical policy of her office to not prosecute for minor drug possession and prostitution, the haters were fit to be tied. Read More

WTOP- Officers responding to the scene in the East Baltimore neighborhood found four men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police said in a news release. Three died and the fourth is expected to survive, police said. Read More

WBAL Radio- Barron said he will continue the Project Safe Neighborhoods program to fight crime in the city. He said he also will be continuing long-term investigations with the strike force. Barron said he has a three-pronged approach when it comes to targeting crime in Baltimore; his office plans to focus on taking more gun cases, being out in the community more, and focusing on repeat violent offenders and getting them off the street. Read More

 Baltimore Sun- Baltimore’s spending panel on Wednesday approved nearly $200,000 in settlements for two people who said they were arrested after Baltimore Police officers planted drugs on them. Kyle Knox, of East Baltimore, was arrested on October 11, 2012, by former Baltimore Police Detective Daniel Hersl of the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. He pleaded guilty to a drug charge and served two years in prison, according to a summary provided to the Board of Estimates. Read More

Filter- Two of the most significant figures in the so-called “progressive prosecutor” movement now seem to be off the table as local top prosecutors. Despite very different circumstances in Baltimore and Boston, where they each presided over groundbreaking non-prosecution policies, these developments should concern anyone who wants to see drug use decriminalized. Read More

YouTube- Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby addresses the media. Read More