Residents, city officials team up for "Stop The Violence" rally
BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) - There’s a call out now across the city to stop the violence.
City officials were out Friday in west Baltimore for a rally with the community. They all gathered at Mondawmin Mall on the parking lot outside Dunkin’ Donuts to send a positive message in the midst of a very deadly year. Read more
Prosecutorial discretion and immigrants
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has a point: Prosecutors shouldn't treat alleged criminals any differently based on their immigration status. In an ideal world, they would pursue charges and seek sentences based solely on the nature of the crime, not who committed it.
But the reason why some prosecutors, including Baltimore's Marilyn Mosby, are thinking twice when they charge immigrants with minor crimes is that the Trump administration's policies effectively violate that principle. Read more
Man sentenced to life plus 35 years in shooting of Baltimore police sergeant
A Baltimore judge on Monday sentenced Gregg Thomas to life plus 35 years behind bars for the 2014 shooting of city police Sgt. Keith Mcneill, concluding a years-long court battle that included four trials.
Thomas, 37, had pleaded not guilty but was convicted by a jury of attempted first-degree murder and two gun charges in February after three mistrials in the case. Read more
Junior State's Attorney program returns for 3rd year
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s office is teaming up with Mayor’s office of employment to give Baltimore teens jobs this summer.
The Baltimore City Junior State’s Attorney Program is back for a third year. Students who are selected will also be part of Youth Works and paid for their time. Read more