By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/20 — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore’s police department,
BALTIMORE (AP) 01/19 — Following a record year in homicides, the head of Baltimore’s police department was fired Friday and the mayor said a change was needed to reduce crime more quickly.Read more »
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 01/05 — Ohio’s largest city graduated its latest class of police recruits Friday at a time of soaring street violence,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade.
By SARA BURNETT and LARRY FENN, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 12/21 — When she started an urban farm in one of Indianapolis’ roughest neighborhoods, retired chemist Aster Bekele wanted to teach at-risk kids how to garden,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/26 — Earlier this month, with homicides at a near-record high in Ohio’s capital and biggest city,
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 12/03 — Akai Alston was 13 when he was shot for the first time. It was during a robbery in East Baltimore,
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/23 — A Baltimore detective killed by a gunman last week was slain a day before he was set to testify in a corruption probe into activities of indicted officers,
By JULIET LINDERMAN, BRITTANY HORN, ESTEBAN PARRA and LARRY FENN, Associated Press and USA TODAY Network WILMINGTON, Delaware 09/09 —When the shots rang out — “pop,Read more »
COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 07/16— Deborah Chenault Green is 62, a writer. But 50 years ago she was a pre-teen, sleeping on the porch to escape the oppressive heat,
COLLEEN LONG and KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/06 — At the start of her midnight shift, Officer Miosotis Familia was in a New York Police Department mobile command post,
TAFI MUKUNYADZI, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 07/03 — A rapper shot someone in the neck days before performing at a concert in Little Rock that was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured,
SEAN MURPHY and KELLY P. KISSEL, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 07/03 — A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later,
ANDREW DeMILLO and TAFI MUKUNYADZI, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 07/01 — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday,
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 05/11 — A police standoff in New Jersey’s capital city that started when authorities tried to serve a warrant is entering its second day.
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 05/05 — The shooting of two plainclothes officers with a high-powered rifle this week was a chilling reminder of something Chicago police have long said: They are outgunned by the city’s gangs.
BALTIMORE (AP) 04/13 — Baltimore medics are asking to be equipped with protective vests, saying they fear their safety after recent attacks on responders.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/08 — A federal judge has approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force,
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/07 — The Trump Justice Department expressed “grave concerns” about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the racially explosive Freddie Gray case.