Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate

“I’m impatient,” Mayor Catherine Pugh said. The new commissioner announced plans to flood city streets with waves of officers.

For One Baltimore School, Seven Gun Deaths Is Seven Too Many

The city is trying everything it can think of to reverse a soaring homicide rate. But its fundamental problems keep getting in the way.

Baltimore Hospital Patient Discharged at Bus Stop, Stumbling and Cold

A video of the woman, who appears to have trouble keeping her balance, shows her wearing nothing but socks and a hospital gown.

We Have Fewer Crimes. Does That Mean We Need Fewer Police?

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.

Cold Baltimore Classrooms Are ‘Inhumane,’ Teachers Union Says

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.

Violent Crime in U.S. Rises for Second Consecutive Year

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...