baltimore

Life Inside

Taking College Classes in Prison Helped Me Forget I Wasn't Free

It’s sad, but I knew I would go to prison before I would go to college.
Marcus Lilly, as told to Nicole Lewis
4.6.18
true crime

What Do You Call Two Dirty Cops Going to Prison? A Start

An insane trial proved widespread racketeering, drug conspiracy, and robbery by police in Baltimore. There's more coming.
Brandon Soderberg
2.13.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump's budget even crueler than usual, dirty cops convicted in Baltimore, Jeff Sessions praises "Anglo-American" law enforcement, and more.
VICE Staff
2.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city's massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas "in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hollywood women launch anti-harassment defense fund, at least 14 killed in Nigerian church shootings, immigration computers go down at US airports, and more.
VICE Staff
1.2.18
Art

Is Baltimore's DIY Art Scene Being Killed Off?

After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, a series of high-profile venue closures in the low-profile scene have shown the kind of ugly aftereffects a national tragedy can bring.
Kaila Philo
9.15.17
true crime

I Had to Announce My Own Brother's Shooting Death to the Public

I'm a police spokesman in Baltimore, responsible for telling the city when someone gets shot. This time hit much closer to home.
T.J. Smith as told to Kerry Shaw
8.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Say Hell's Kitchen Stabber Came to New York to Kill Black People

James Harris Jackson was apparently about to attack an interracial couple before turning himself in early Wednesday morning.
Allie Conti
3.22.17
crime

The Disturbing Lawsuit by the Cops Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

Now that the criminal case against them has collapsed, these Baltimore cops are going after their prosecutor.
Eli Hager
3.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI boss testifies about Russian election interference and Trump's wiretapping claim, Paris attacker had used cocaine and alcohol, Baltimore launches manhunt for alleged arsonist, and more.
VICE Staff
3.20.17
crime

How Two Teens Used the Baltimore Riots to Start an 'Uber of Drug Dealing'

A new book shows how Freddie Gray's death—and the unrest that followed—presented an opportunity for young dealers.
Seth Ferranti
1.25.17
cops

Baltimore Is Finally Doing Something About Its Notorious Police Force

A consent decree with the feds still needs to be approved by a judge—and enforced by the Trump administration. Still, activists hope times are changing in Charm City.
Rachel M. Cohen
1.12.17