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Baltimore Sun- Mr. Gentry worked in the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office and in the state Attorney General’s office before being appointed in 1966 to the 27-member Constitutional Convention Commission by Gov. J. Millard Tawes. He later became general counsel for Monumental Life Insurance Co. where he worked for more than three decades until retiring in 1993. Read More

WJZ- Hammond was charged with witness intimidation in a crime of violence, conspiracy to commit witness intimidation in a crime of violence, solicitation to commit witness intimidation in crime of violence. She could be facing at least 20 years for each charge. Read More

Fox Baltimore- A Baltimore mother is accused of threatening a co-defendant in her son's murder case, including a phone call from jail where she is heard saying, "All rats must go." Read More

Baltimore Sun- With her 14-year-old son locked up on murder charges, Sierra Rose Hammond met the boy’s attorney to review the evidence. An older teen allegedly pulled the trigger, but he named Hammond’s son as his accomplice. When the defense attorney played video of the older boy talking to detectives, prosecutors say, Hammond secretly held a cellphone in her lap and recorded. Read More

The Crime Report- According to a 2019 article in The Appeal, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), which represents 330,000 members nationally, regularly targeted and attacked black public figures and police reform advocates including NFL star Colin Kaepernick, when he knelt to protest racial inequality and police brutality, and Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby after she charged six officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. Read more 

Baltimore Sun- Baltimore prosecutors have indicted two city men on murder charges for unrelated killings last July and in August 2019. Tovarren Scott, 35, of West Baltimore, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder, assault, reckless endangerment and gun charges. He’s accused of fatally shooting 46-year-old Moses Lee Rush Jr. last July inside a home in the 1600 block of Laurens Street in Sandtown-Winchester. Read More

Baltimore Sun- A Baltimore grand jury indicted a former Baltimore Police trainee this week, bringing new charges against the officer, who was fired from the department after he was arrested and charged with assault and harassment for allegedly chasing three women and striking their car when they declined to invite him to a party. Read More

WMAR- Ford now faces a slew of charges including first-degree murder. Poteat remains on the loose. Anyone with information on Poteat's whereabouts is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-756-2587. Read More 

Fox Baltimore - Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's office said Major Kinchen, 30, has been indicted in the murder of Breonna Rogers, 30. He faces a maximum sentence of life in jail plus 35 years. Read More

Baltimore Sun- This raises the question: Are Black women in Baltimore guilty in the public eye until proven innocent? There is no doubt that our city has suffered greatly at the hands of previous corrupt politicians. Catherine Pugh was prosecuted for conspiracy, fraud and tax evasion in connection with her Healthy Holly children’s books. Cheryl Glenn was convicted of taking bribes in exchange for her support on various bills, including one on marijuana reform law. These women of color have brought shame on the city, and they have been held accountable by the courts. But their prosecutions have also engendered a form of racial profiling by Baltimore’s media. Read More