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Baltimore Fishbowl- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Wednesday sent a letter to Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to request a criminal investigation into Johns Hopkins University over a professor’s experiments on barn owls. Read More

 PETA- This morning, PETA sent a formal complaint to State’s Attorney for Baltimore City Marilyn Mosby, requesting a criminal investigation into the possible violation of anti-cruelty laws involved in the gruesome and deadly brain experiments on owls conducted at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) by experimenter Shreesh Mysore. Read More

WBAL- Her family members said they are frustrated. They said they haven't heard from Baltimore police since the accident. WBAL-TV 11 News contacted police. They confirmed the crash and only said the investigation is ongoing. Read More

Baltimore Sun-The city’s top law enforcement officials released a video discussing complaints over the way they are handling “quality of life and other low-level crimes,” Harrison said in the video. On Wednesday, Harrison continued to pushback against complaints about the city’s crime and violence speaking on the WBAL NewsRadio 1090′s C4 and Bryan Nehman show. Read More

NPR- An effort to remove San Francisco's progressive District Attorney Chesa Boudin from office is gaining momentum. It's part of a wider (so far unsuccessful) backlash against reformist DAs nationally. Read More 

The CourierA report from researchers at Johns Hopkins University found Baltimore’s no-prosecution policy for minor drug possession and prostitution led to fewer new low-level arrests, fewer 911 calls and almost no rearrests for serious crime. The findings suggest the new policies did not result in increased public complaints about drug use or sex work, and that those who had charges dropped did not go on to commit serious crimes. Michael Collins is a Scottish drug policy expert who has helped push decriminalisation in the US and is a former director at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Office of National Affairs. Read More

Baltimore Sun- I hope that Senate President Ferguson and other leaders will focus on this issue of how we deal with offenders and their multiple issues and problems. We need to focus on keeping our communities safe from offenders who create chaos as well as those who are just getting started and have little or no family or neighborhood support. We need a solid commitment from all disciplines in order to deal with the growing problem of very serious crime. Read More

WJZ- A man accused of attacking two Asian American woman with a cinderblock inside their Baltimore liquor store is pleading not criminally responsible. A defense attorney for Darryl Doles entered that plea Thursday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Read More

DOJ- The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge Thomas J. Sobocinski of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; Chief Melissa R. Hyatt of the Baltimore County Police Department, and Commissioner Michael Harrison of the Baltimore City Police Department. Read More

WEAA- Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby joins Two Way Talk to discuss the arrest in the homicide of 69-year-old Evelyn Player. Read More