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.

David Toschi, 86, Detective Who Pursued the Zodiac Killer, Dies

A San Francisco police investigator, he worked on the case, which remains unsolved, for nine years — until he was removed in 1978 for “a foolish thing.”

Charlottesville Police Chief Steps Down After Handling of Rallies Is Criticized

The chief stepped down two weeks after the release of a report that sharply criticized the police’s failure to contain violence at white supremacist rallies.