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Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

May 14, 2018

As the summer approaches and cities like Baltimore deal with rap’s relationship with violence, our correspondent Eze Jackson digs into the history and future of rap beef

Former Sergeant Sentenced to 15 Years in Baltimore Police Corruption Case

May 11, 2018

Judge Catherine Blake sent Thomas Allers to federal prison in the first sentencing of the indicted members of the Gun Trace Task Force, a corrupt police unit

Baltimore Police Commissioner Facing Federal Charges, Still Under Investigation

May 10, 2018

The same U.S. Attorneys prosecuting the Gun Trace Task Force announced that Commissioner Darryl De Sousa is being charged with three counts of failing to file federal taxes, and could face three years in prison and $75,000 in fines.

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

Are Police Reform Efforts Doomed to Fail?

March 23, 2018

As massive corruption scandals continue to plague the Baltimore Police Department, lawmakers and criminal justice advocates are pushing for change–but even their more modest reform proposals fail to gain traction in the state Senate

Ivan Bates: State’s Attorney’s Race From Freddie Gray to GTTF

March 23, 2018

In the first of a three-part interview, Ivan Bates, who defended one of the officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death and has fought an on-going battle with the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force, talks about his bid to be top prosecutor

Marilyn Mosby: From Freddie Gray to GTTF

March 19, 2018

In the first of a three-part interview, Baltimore City State’s Attorney talks about the difficulties of prosecuting police and reforms that could help

Police Corruption Trial Reveals More Than ‘A Few Bad Apples’

March 5, 2018

Jill Carter of Baltimore’s Office of Civil Rights says she has high hopes for new Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, but the issues within the BPD are systemic, and fixing the corruption will require hard work and more civilian oversight

In a Blow to Transparency, Maryland Courts Remove Police Officer Info From Database

March 2, 2018

The Maryland Judiciary removed all information about police officers from its searchable database as the new Baltimore Police commissioner pledges transparency in the wake of a vast corruption scandal, causing outrage among attorneys, journalists, and advocates for transparency

Feds Defend Drug War Despite Massive Drug-Fueled Police Corruption Scandal

February 26, 2018

In a TRNN virtual debate, Ret. Major Neill Franklin responds to Acting U.S. Attorney for Maryland Stephen M. Schenning’s defense of the drug war