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Published on August 22, 2019
Top Baltimore crime news: Life sentence for teen who killed officer; felon guilty of armed robberiesPhoto: iStock

Read on for the top crime and emergency news you may have missed in Baltimore.

Teen who killed police officer gets life sentence

Dawnta Harris was 16 when the stolen Jeep he was driving ran over Officer Amy Caprio, 29, in the spring of 2018. Within days of Caprio's death, Harris was charged as an adult, facing a count of first-degree murder.

Read the full story on NPR.

Police sergeant shot in robbery attempt is released from hospital; long recovery ahead

Members of the Baltimore police and fire department formed a “ceremonial gauntlet” by the ambulance-bay entrance to honor the 22-year veteran’s sacrifice and service, police said.

Read the full story on Baltimore Sun.

Man dies from wounds in Tuesday night shooting

The man died from gunshot wounds in the head and torso in an incident in the Harlem Park neighborhood, Baltimore police said.

Read the full story on Baltimore Sun.

Felon pleads guilty to armed robbery of bank, convenience store

Sentencing for Benjamin Fowlkes, 35, of Baltimore is set for November.

Read the full story on CBS Baltimore.

Woman faces charges in alleged assault on officers at BWI

A 31-year-old Sacramento woman was charged with assault Sunday after she allegedly bit and kicked four Maryland Transportation Authority officers at BWI Airport.

Read the full story on CBS13 CBS Sacramento.


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