Federal jury convicts former Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

GREENBELT, MD—A federal jury has convicted Marilyn J. Mosby, 44, of Baltimore, on the federal charge of making a false mortgage application when she was Baltimore City State’s Attorney. The charges stem from the purchase of a condominium in Long Boat Key, Florida. The jury acquitted her of making a false mortgage application related to her purchase of a home […]

Baltimore-area MS-13 gang members indicted for racketeering conspiracy, murders, attempted murders

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury in Maryland has returned an indictment charging four members of La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang with racketeering conspiracy involving murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking. Three of the defendants are scheduled to have initial appearances this week in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The following defendants, all from Baltimore, are charged with racketeering conspiracy: Wilson […]

‘Serial’ case: Baltimore judge vacates Adnan Syed’s murder conviction

BALTIMORE, MD—A man whose story was documented in the popular “Serial” podcast has had his murder conviction vacated by a Baltimore judge. This week, Baltimore City Judge Melissa Phinn granted a motion filed by State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and Sentencing Review Unit Chief Becky Feldman to vacate the conviction and request a new trial for Adnan Syed, who was found […]

Keith Smith sentenced to life in prison plus three years for fatal stabbing of his wife that he blamed on panhandler

BALTIMORE, MD—Keith Smith has been sentenced by a Baltimore City judge to life in prison plus three years for the fatal stabbing of his wife, Jacquelyn Smith. Assistant State’s Attorney Shaundria Hanna prosecuted this case. “Keith Smith will now justly serve a life sentence in prison for violently stabbing his wife to death and then creating an elaborate cover-up plan […]

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby indicted on charges of perjury, falsifying mortgage application

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury on Thursday returned an indictment charging Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, 41, on federal charges of perjury and making false mortgage applications, relating to the purchases of two vacation homes in Florida. The defendant will have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, but the hearing has not yet been scheduled. […]

Two suspects arrested, charged in connection with shooting of Baltimore police officer

UPDATE: Officer Holley has been taken off of life support. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley. The Baltimore Police Department announced the arrest of Elliot Knox, 31, and Travon Shaw, 32, for the ambush-style shooting that occurred on December 16, 2021, in the 4400-block of […]

Governor Hogan announces additional steps to address violent crime in Baltimore area [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday made a series of announcements to address violent crime in the Baltimore area, one week after the city surpassed 300 homicides for the seventh year in a row. “People are being shot nearly every single day in Baltimore City, and we all have an obligation to do something about it right now,” said Governor […]

Cedonia Avenue shooter sentenced to life plus 28 years for 2018 murder

BALTIMORE, MD—On Wednesday, Dayon Cooper was handed a life sentence for the first-degree murder of Cameron Anderson in the 5400-block of Cedonia Avenue (21206). The deadly shooting occurred in 2018. Cooper was also given 28 years, to be served concurrently with the life sentence, for handgun and reckless endangerment charges. Assistant State’s Attorneys Bethany Durand and Alyssa Ragland prosecuted the […]