“I’m impatient,” Mayor Catherine Pugh said. The new commissioner announced plans to flood city streets with waves of officers.
The city is trying everything it can think of to reverse a soaring homicide rate. But its fundamental problems keep getting in the way.
A video of the woman, who appears to have trouble keeping her balance, shows her wearing nothing but socks and a hospital gown.
With crime rates at lows not seen in decades, but drug addiction and untreated mental illness looming as persistent problems, some say it may be time to rethink the size of police forces.
Teachers say students have had to attend class in hats, coats and gloves. Public school officials said they are addressing problems at old buildings as they arise.
By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS September 25, 2017 Violent crime, including homicides, rose for the second consecutive year in 2016, driven by increases in a few urban centers including Baltimore, Chicago and Las Vegas, according to F.B.I. data released Monday. Violent...