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New leaders emerge out of Ferguson protests in Baltimore

"We been peaceful all day, and now everybody want to show your ass," Joseph Kent, a 21-year-old student from Morgan State University, said from the center of the crowd near the end of Tuesday's protests over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. "We're not here for that."

Students stage sit-in at Poly to protest the events in Ferguson

A flier circulated around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Poly) and Western High School yesterday announcing a "Mass Sit In" in the Poly auditorium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This morning, Principal Jacqueline Williams...

In the midst of the Baltimore Ferguson protest, Commissioner Batts shows a steady hand

Both sides of the street at Fayette and President were blocked by hundreds of protestors around 6 p.m. yesterday as Baltimore City police were joined by a phalanx of state police officers, who stood in a line across the road, everything...

The Baltimore Ferguson protest unfolds across the city.  

Baltimore's Ferguson Protests in Video

EXCLUSIVE: Catch the video of the Baltimore Ferguson protest as it unfolded across the city.

Wandering Eye: Black Friday isn't what you think it is, America's water use, and more

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and that, of course, is followed by Black Friday. We all know what that means: Panic! Chaos! People clawing and trampling each other to save a few bucks on consumer goods! Global capitalism run amok! It's just...

On the night of Ferguson grand jury decision, the MICA community grapples with racist graffiti

Last night, less than two hours after the verdict of the Darren Wilson case was announced in Ferguson, Missouri, more than 200 MICA students, as well as members of the administration, faculty, and Campus Safety, gathered in an overflowing...

Frank Conaway Jr. won the election, but a host of powerful people hoped he wouldn't

The last-ditch write-in campaign by state Del....

Wandering Eye: 'Reverse sting' operations, more fraternities behaving badly, and Maryland cops on Ferguson

The Los Angeles Times' story about California judges ruling against federal law enforcers'...

Happening Sunday: American Wing Opening Celebration at the BMA, "Blade Runner," and more

-American Wing Opening Celebration: As if last week’s “Party of the Century” wasn’t enough, the BMA is celebrating the finalized, $28 million renovation which included the American Wing with...

Happening Saturday: Miniature golf in Fells, Barbarellesque, Bleachers, and more.

-Baltimore Barstool Open: For the first time, Fells Point bars are transforming the town into a nine-hole mini-golf course—because drinking should always be paired with a metal club in hand. Come with a team (in...

Nobody beats the Wizig? Property owner's blight case delayed by bankruptcies

Stephanie Gleason at the Wall Street Journal's bankruptcy desk takes note of Baltimore City and the...

Justin Berk's very odd Mobbies acceptance speech

The Baltimore Sun gave out its annual "Mobbies" awards on Wednesday night and noted meteorologist and ...

Organizations step up to help Baltimore's "Running Man"

It's been over a week since Keith Bosierre, aka "The Running Man," was beaten by a man while on an evening run, and now local supporters and running businesses are trying to help Bosierre out. 

Wandering Eye: A former CPer helps bring down Cosby, Larry Hogan talks up bipartisanship, and more

Gawker's Tom Scocca is getting proper credit as a catalyst for the implosion of...

This Week in Alts: Overcrowding in Nashville schools, the gay wing of an L.A. jail, and more

There's been a lot of bad news in the world of alt-weeklies over the past month or so: The San Francisco Bay Guardian closed abruptly...

Wandering Eye: The 'last' basement bar? We think not, why 'Serial' is likely to disappoint, and more

Maryland Gazette reporter Zöe Read's story about 91-...

Veep campaign motorcade backs up I-83 North

Driving south on I-83 just after 10 a.m., we noticed a major backup across the median on 83 North. There were maybe a dozen cars with police lights flashing, plus a couple of police motorcycles, and we feared there had been a major...

Wandering Eye: Details of a massive heroin network, the McKeldin Fountain makes The New Yorker, and more

Former CP staffer Jeffrey Anderson has a killer piece

The owner of the Crazy Russian burlesque club says "do svidaniya"

For years, The Crazy Russian maintained the air of an old-school cabaret, refusing to approach anything resembling Night Shift. Now Valeria Torchinskaya, owner of the Route 40 burlesque club, has put the building and business up for...

Baltimore's "Running Man" attacked

Baltimore social media was filled today with the story that Keith Bosierre, a.k.a. "The Running Man," was beaten by a gang of thugs while on an evening run last night. After getting a copy of the Baltimore City Police report, City Paper...

Wandering Eye: More reason to doubt HUD's homeless figures, the GOP's possible violation of election laws, and more

A brand-new report by the National Center on Family Homelessness, "America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report...

The City Council Monday night passed one bill equipping police officers with body cameras, and another banning plastic bags from the city, with exceptions for carry-out restaurants. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has promised to veto both...

Happening Sunday: Charm City Wing Wars, A$AP Ferg, and more

-Charm City Wing Wars: We're big fans of ranking food, because it means we get to eat a lot of it, and wings are no exception. It's your turn to evaluate local wing-makers, from the crispy kings to the soggy-skin suckers. Among the...

Happening Saturday: Holdenfest, Puppet Slamwich, The Color Run, and more

-Holdenfest: Larger than life when he was alive, Baltimore photographer and drummer Sam Holden is staying so even after his sudden death in April. The Sam Holden Memorial Fund at Towson University, where he taught, has been established to...

Hopkins students are really mad that their parties have been canceled after a reported rape

Johns Hopkins University has temporarily banned frat parties, and students are freaking out.

Wandering Eye: Race's role in Larry Hogan's win, the controversy of Kim Kardashian's butt, and more

In University of Maryland Baltimore County political-science professor Thomas Schaller's recent op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, "...

Maryland federal court finally unveils fact that Kenneth Ravenell was terminated as attorney for accused drug-trafficker Richard Byrd

Thanks to self-represented litigator William Bond's intervention, those following the well-shrouded circumstances of prominent Baltimore lawyer Kenneth Ravenell's representation of accused narco-mogul Richard Byrd now know this: Ravenell...

Wandering Eye: The faked-drug-dog-certification case gets interesting, an algae virus that makes you stupid, and more

The faked-drug-dog-certification case winding through federal...

David Simon responds to Mike Rowe's attempt to "save" Baltimore's reputation after "The Wire" (UPDATED)

UPDATE (Nov. 14): And now Mike Rowe has responded to David Simon's response to Mike Rowe. Got all that? Read it here. We'll stay out of it,...

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