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

    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 the 32-year-old was convicted for vehicle theft in 2000, attempted burglary and a handgun violation in 2001—when he initially pleaded "not criminally responsible by reason of insanity"—and more handgun violations in 2004. Along the way, he's also been charged with first-degree assault, theft, attempted bribery of a public employee, more handgun violations, and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. (Van Smith)
  • Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook

    Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook
    The Washington Post reports that James Owens’ wrongful-conviction lawsuit against Baltimore police, dismissed two years ago by a federal judge, has been revived by a federal appeals court. City Paper last year published a lengthy story about two...

    Occupy the Past

    Occupy the Past
    William Barry was a union organizer for over 20 years. Then, in his words, he “went bad—got married and had kids.” He stayed at home to raise those kids for five years and subsequently landed a spot as the director of labor studies at...

    Body Politic

    Body Politic
    Melissa Gira Grant’s debut book “Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work” (Verso) isn’t merely a sobering dissection of how sex work and sex workers are policed and understood in contemporary America, where a woman’s sexual...

    Best Museum You Probably Haven't Been To

    830 E. Pratt St., (443) 263-1800, rflewismuseum.org Opened in 2005, the Lewis Museum hosts permanent and temporary exhibits about black history and culture in Maryland, and those exhibits are really, really good. Our favorite sections are the theater...