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South Paca Street building collapse traps one, injures another

A house near the stadiums collapsed today, trapping one person inside (who has since been pulled out) and injuring another, who was sent to the...

Maryland medical-marijuana commissioner under fire in lawsuit

Col. Harry "Buddy" Robshaw III, the police chief in Cheverly, sits on the Natalie M. Laprade Medical Marijuana Commission, which is charged with crafting the regulatory regime that intends to provide an avenue for lawful production and...

Wandering Eye: The criminal history of the man charged with murdering Tom Malenski, Facebook's new ad platform, and more

Nicholas Brandon Heath, the man charged with the murder of Ottobar bouncer Tom Malenski and the attempted murder of another Ottobar employee, has a lengthy history of involvement with the criminal-justice system. Online court records show...

Suspect Arrested in Ottobar Murder, Offers "Full Confession"

Baltimore police have arrested Nicholas Heath, 32, and charged him with the murder of Tom Malenski outside...

Update on murder of Ottobar employee Tom Malenski

Mike Bowen, one of the owners of the Ottobar, gave a few more details about the murder of Ottobar employee Tom...

Ottobar staffer murdered

According to sources close to the club, Tom Malenski, a beloved member of the Ottobar staff, died last night after being stabbed in the neck. Police were hailed at 1:54 a.m. after a show by the hardcore band GBH. The police found Malenski...

"K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act

“K” Line, the trade name for the Japanese transportation giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., the world’s 16th largest container transportation and shipping company,...

Accused waste-oil thief in Harford County was featured in City Paper's cover story about oil theft

WBAL reported yesterday that three men have been charged "in connection with a used cooking oil scheme that...

Wandering Eye: CIA complicity in coke trade, some backstory on prospective councilman Costello's juice, and Drew Daniel's anti-listicle listicle

The story of the CIA’s complicity in the cocaine trade is finally coming to the big screen next month, through the tragic story of Gary Webb, as told in "Kill the...

Officer who shot man in York, Pennsylvania resigned, so police will not present use-of-force report

The Sun’s Justin Fenton apparently just got hold of the Baltimore Police Force Investigation Team (FIT) report regarding an off-duty officer’s attempted murder of a man outside his house in York, Pennsylvania. (We gleaned it off...

Wandering Eye: Local cops recover lost salaries, the rich get richer on campus, unbidden doctors, and more

Baltimore Police Sgt. Carlos Vila and Officer Robin Blackmon are poised to recover salaries lost when they were suspended without pay, according to the agenda of the Baltimore Board of Estimates meeting scheduled for tomorrow. Vila is set...

Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme

Longtime Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida was sentenced to three years probation today in circuit court, after she and several supporters said her activism itself led to her theft of over $50,000 from a local bank.

Wandering Eye: Cameras for Baltimore cops?, DHS brain drain, the case against the penny, and more

Alongside a resolution expressing solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, the Baltimore City Council will see a bill "requiring all polices officers . . . to be personally equipped with digital audio-and-video recording devices,"...

Hours-long waits over two days to exchange Ray Rice jerseys at M&T Bank Stadium

In an attempt to erase all memory of Ray Rice from Baltimore’s collective consciousness, the Ravens held two opportunities for fans to swap their number 27 jerseys for a different one over the weekend. But with nearly two hours left...

An attempt to trademark a logo with "hon" and the Oriole "O" creates another hontroversy

When Marco Gentile, the Orioles' vice-president for corporate partnerships, saw a new design for hats and t-shirts being sold in the midst of 2014 pennant fever his response was immediate.

Wandering Eye: The CDC gets it wrong on e-cigs, more trouble for the B-1, and more

A Baltimore man filed suit on Sept. 5 against three Baltimore police officers, seeking monetary damages for a strip and anal cavity search he says police performed on him on the sidewalk on the 200 block of North Highland Avenue. As the...

Wandering Eye: The app fad reaches peak stupid, the effects of Hobby Lobby, and juking stats in Chicago

Welp, the app fad has reached peak stupid. Online Health News counts two separate smartphone apps that monitor and tally how...

Wandering Eye: Celebrating a Fells Point savior, credit card bloodsuckers, and the latest from Ferguson

For those who had fun in Fells Point during the Star-Spangled Spectacular this past weekend, something's happening tonight that recognizes someone whose efforts meant Fells Point remains a happening place: the late Lucretia Billings "Lu&...

The Star-Spangled Spectacular is actually pretty bad ass

While it may not seem like the cool or hip thing to do, and something City Paper readers may particularly be avoiding, you'll be kicking yourself if you don't check out the festivities surrounding the Star-Spangled Spectacular going on...

And the Readers Poll winner of tickets to the Best of Baltimore party is...

Andrew Gaddis for his submission of, "The Citypaper [sic] published a picture of me getting arrested on the internet and I all I got was this lousy T-shirt (had to make my own- will wear it to the party)"!

The Orioles will be fine without Chris Davis

Today it was announced that Orioles first baseman Chris Davis would serve a 25-...

Sing it properly and in full, or F.S. Key very arguably would want you jailed

It’s official enough. “The resolution will be able to be passed tonight,” First District Councilman Jim Kraft told his colleagues. “It will be able to go with the Star-Spangled Celebration.” 

Iconic City Paper Photographer Sam Holden Dies At 44

Artist statements tend to be didactic, stilted affairs, less reflective of the artists' work than of the pressure they surely feel when trying to distill what they do into a sentence or two. But Baltimore photographer Sam...

Wandering Eye: Omar and the ACLU, WaPo on Yahoo, Russ Smith on Charles Street, and more

Back in 2005, when HBO was considering canceling "The Wire" after season three, City Paper published a “top 10” piece listing reasons not to do so....

Wandering Eye: Degree requirements in the job market and new University of Maryland unis

Marketplace, the public-radio business show, had an interesting take the other night on "credential creep," the tendency of jobs to...

Judge dismisses landlord's suit against housing blogger

A District Court Judge in Baltimore today dismissed a prominent landlord's case for damages against blogger Carol Ott, who writes the Housing Policy Watch blog (and "Slumlord...

O Say Can You Scream?: The many absurdities of the city code surrounding "The Star-Spangled Banner"

What with all this Star-Spangled hoo-hah going on here in The City With The Dawn's Early Light, we just happened to be skimming through "ARTICLE 19 POLICE ORDINANCES (As Last Amended by Ord. 14-231)," published by the Baltimore City...

Wandering Eye: Neverdon loses bid to get back on ballot, fear of the Black Guerrilla Family, pop-ups in the BBJ, and more

Baltimore State’s Attorney candidate Russell Neverdon suffered another...

Wandering Eye: The war over Uber in Maryland, psychos in the board room, and the U.S. News & World Report college rankings

Sometime CP contributor Andrew Zaleski has an interesting take in Politico on Uber's fight with the...

At 2:18 this afternoon, the Ravens tweeted that they had terminated Ray Rice's contract, after a video was released this morning showing the running back...

Activists say Energy Answers' planned Baltimore incinerator cannot be built lawfully

Ongoing violations of requirements that allowed Energy Answers to begin building its planned waste-to-energy incinerator in...

Cut Ray Rice Now

As you've probably seen/heard by now, TMZ posted the previously unreleased video from inside the elevator where your Baltimore Raven Ray Rice knocked his then-fiancee (now wife) Janay Palmer unconscious, and then, perhaps even more...

The Wandering Eye: Waterfront revitalization in New Jersey, John Waters reflects on his career, and more

Al-Jazeera writer Jake Blumgart yesterday posted a well-researched story about Camden, New Jersey's struggle to rebound by...

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