Crime

Opposition Grows to Hopkins' Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

February 21, 2019

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

January 18, 2019

As three of the most powerful men in Maryland vow to crack down on repeat violent offenders, community advocates question their plans to address the root causes of inequality and violence

Systemic Corporate Crime: Business as Usual, Making Markets Irrelevant

Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism

November 28, 2018
Russell Mokhiber, the editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018
Baltimore's Cherry Hill: A Community on the Rise

Baltimore’s Cherry Hill: A Community on the Rise

October 19, 2018

The Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront festival is one example of a community coming together to reclaim a neighborhood once devastated by crime

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: August 10, 2018

August 13, 2018

Eze and Khalilah discuss the one year anniversary of the Baltimore Ceasefire, climate justice as health, housing and transit justice, police ignoring the law, and Marc Steiner’s interview with Sean Yoes about his book, ‘Baltimore After Freddie Gray’

Mexican Presidential Candidates Gang up on Frontrunner Lopez Obrador

April 24, 2018

Mexico held its first debate of the presidential campaign season. All candidates attacked leftist frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador relentlessly, who managed to make his points without getting dragged down, says Mexico analyst John Ackerman

State’s Attorney’s Race: Thiru Vignarajah on Freddie Gray and Gun Trace Task Force

April 19, 2018

Candidate for State’s Attorney Thiru Vignarajah talks about two of the big cases that have defined the incumbent’s first term and discusses what he may have done differently

A Rare Glimpse Inside a Police Body-Camera Review Unit

March 21, 2018

Following the release of controversial footage that showed Baltimore police officers staging the discovery of evidence, The Real News was given exclusive access to the special unit that now reviews all body-cam footage related to upcoming cases

Baltimore Mayor Challenges Police Union to ‘Give Respect’

March 13, 2018

In a wide ranging ‘state of the city’ address Mayor Catherine Pugh touted holistic approaches to violence reduction and demands the FOP allow civilian control of internal disciplinary boards

Questioning the Narrative of Increased Youth Violence

November 13, 2017

City Councilmember Bill Henry and public defender Jenny Egan call for increased youth services, not more policing