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Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner amid homicide rise

...fired the troubled city's police commissioner Wednesday, saying that a...Stephanie Rawlings-Blake thanked Police Commissioner Anthony Batts for his service...from moving ahead.Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, who has only...
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After years of declining crime, a spike in violence

...activity on the streets.Homicides skyrocketed, making May the city's deadliest month in more than 40 years.Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, who was fired Wednesday, attributed the violence partly to a flood of prescription drugs released...
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National Guardsmen take up positions

...outnumbered us and outflanked us," Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said.The governor had no immediate...initial response had been adequate.Batts, the police commissioner, said police did not move in faster because those...
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Rage abates in Baltimore as officers charged

...down. But unlike other major cities grappling with police killings, Baltimore's mayor, state's attorney and police commissioner are black, like the majority of the city's population.Helen Holton, a 20-year veteran city councilmember...
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Investigators unsure anything struck train

...Jersey, thanked the city and its rescue workers for their response to the derailment. He shook hands with Nutter, police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and other city officials after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport on Air Force One...
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Double standard on running from police

...question we have to dig into, if there's more than just running. There is no law against running," Baltimore police commissioner Anthony Batts said.A Gray family lawyer put it more plainly: "Felony running doesn't exist and you can't...
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Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal injury

...station, even picking up another prisoner in an unrelated case, while Gray repeatedly asked for medical attention. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Gray asked first for an inhaler, and then several times during his transport for medical care...
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Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

...van was stopped and Gray's legs were shackled when an officer felt he was becoming "irate," police said.Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said that Gray asked for an inhaler, and then several times asked for medical care. He was eventually...
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Boston chief: Wasn't told FBI got Tsarnaev warning

...bombings, despite the work of four city police representatives on a federal terrorism task force, Boston's police commissioner told Congress on Thursday.Yet Commissioner Ed Davis acknowledged that police might not have uncovered or disrupted...
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Police: Boston suspects planned to attack NYC

...targets," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told interrogators...they shot and killed the officer at MIT," the police commissioner said. "That plan, however, fell apart when...
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