The city's arena soccer team, the Baltimore Blast, will return to the Major Arena Soccer League, ending a bid to create a separate league with a different structure.
As City Paper detailed in a cover story earlier this year on the team in the midst of its most recent championship run, owner Edwin F. Hale Sr.Read more
In recent years, our Fiction and Poetry issue has featured a contest that let readers submit their own works. This year we decided to switch things up, inviting local fiction writer Susan Muaddi Darraj to edit and curate this year's selections. In the issue you'll find poems and short stories from published authors here in Baltimore and much, much more.Read more
City Councilman Brandon Scott, who represents the 2nd District and serves as vice chair of the council's Public Safety Committee, said most council members don't know enough about a surveillance program that flies a plane mounted with cameras over the city—and that's the problem.Read more
A Texas-based hedge fund operator has funded more than 300 hours of surveillance flights over Baltimore by a private company. The Baltimore Police Department neglected to inform the public or most elected officials, and insists this is routine.
"This is effectively a mobile Citiwatch camera," BPD Spokesman T.J.Read more
Former Talking Head and Sonar impresario Daniel McIntosh is still in federal prison, and will likely stay there until the end of his 10-year sentence.Read more
Baltimore's city government employed a lawyer with ties to a neo-Nazi group, and he was (until an hour or two ago) defending the city and the Baltimore Police Department against an African-American man's claims of wrongful conviction.
The plaintiff in that case, Sabein Burgess, spent 19 years in prison for murder before he was released in 2014.Read more