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Julius A. White

City police Monday, updated the public on plans to address the recent uptick in violence, and the release of body worn camera footage from a police involved shooting. At a news conference, Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said leave for officers had been temporarily suspended for the next few days as the department looks to beef up patrols after a violent September.

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Maryland's lawmakers are reacting to the Senate committee hearing testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Baltimore officials are coming under criticism for some questionable expenses charged to a city credit card.  A report by the city auditor found purchases made by the mayor's office included furniture and clothing for the homeless, food and other items for so-called "Squeegee corps" and restaurant lunch expenses not related to city business. 

Julius A. White

An exchange of gunfire is leaving a Baltimore police officer injured and a suspect dead.  It happened around 6:30 yesterday evening in the 800 block of Vine Street. Detectives are not yet sure what led up to the shooting, but the officer and suspect exchanged gunfire.  The officer is suffered non-life threatening injuries, while the suspect was fatally shot.

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Police in Harford County, Maryland say the woman who opened fire at a Rite Aid distribution center was diagnosed with a mental illness in 2016.

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