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  • Wandering Eye: The use of militarized police in New Hampshire, foreclosures in Maryland, and more

    Wandering Eye: The use of militarized police in New Hampshire, foreclosures in Maryland, and more
    Keene, New Hampshire's annual Pumpkin Fest, reportedly always a booze-infused, college-aged affair, blew up in riots last weekend, with dozens injured and 84 arrested after the police shut it down with a military-style show of force. The Guardians'...
  • New Regulations Encourage Rush To Judgment On Impounded Dogs

    New Regulations Encourage Rush To Judgment On Impounded Dogs
    Tyrone Staten says he watched, helpless, as two pit bulls ripped his daughter’s Shih Tzu apart on Ramsey Street on the evening of Sept. 15. His daughter “dropped the leash, she dropped her phone and ran home,” Staten tells the city&...
  • Wandering Eye: The Department of Recreation and Parks stalls, the rights of cops who shoot unarmed citizens, and more

    Wandering Eye: The Department of Recreation and Parks stalls, the rights of cops who shoot unarmed citizens, and more
    The agenda for the Oct. 22 meeting of Baltimore City's fiscal-oversight body, the Board of Estimates, includes a proposal to give a two-week extension to the Department of Recreation and Parks to resolve concerns raised by its first audit in a quarter...
  • No Trivia: Detective Daniel Hersl's "Timecop," a Netflix Original series

    No Trivia: Detective Daniel Hersl's "Timecop," a Netflix Original series
    Dear Netflix, I have been a loyal subscriber to your service since 2013 and recently have fallen in love with wonderful original series such as "Lilyhammer" and "Hemlock Grove" and, to some extent, the lesser ones such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is...
  • Out the Mud

    Out the Mud
    In Central Booking, Young Moose only gets two calls a day.  I am sitting in the adjunct office of Coppin State University on the phone with the 21-year-old Baltimore street-rap phenomenon born Kevron Evans, using up one of those calls.  His...
  • Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy

    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy
    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy, the prestigious firm in which he'd been a partner since 2007, when he left what was then known as Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow, Gilden & Ravenell PA. The website...
  • Murder Ink

    Murder Ink
    Murders This Week: 9 This Year: 175 Eleven Baltimoreans were slain in the first 11 days of October. Two more victims whose murders stem from violence that occurred years ago but who died recently from injuries sustained back then also count in this...
  • The Detective and the Rapper

    The Detective and the Rapper
    On Oct. 19, 2012 Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, was arrested by Detective Daniel Hersl on the 1900 block of North Collington Avenue and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics. On May 30, 2014, Evans entered...
  • Wandering Eye: Cops seizing property, militarized cops, and details about the Palin family brawl

    Wandering Eye: Cops seizing property, militarized cops, and details about the Palin family brawl
    The WaPo has been looking at the asset forfeiture law and how police use it. The law was passed more than 30 years ago to try to dent major drug traffickers' organizations. It allows law enforcement officers to take cash and stuff—cars, boats,...
  • Wandering Eye: A deeper look at a 1970 murder case, Amazon heads to the Supreme Court, and more

    Wandering Eye: A deeper look at a 1970 murder case, Amazon heads to the Supreme Court, and more
    Some of the best stories published about modern Baltimore have come from Tom Nugent, who for City Paper in 2005 did an exhaustive review of the mysterious unsolved murder of Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a Catholic nun, whose body was found in January...
  • High Times

    High Times
    Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O’Malley...
  • Bad Seeds

    Bad Seeds
    After Baltimore police officer Vincent Cosom apparently sucker-punched Kollin Truss at Greenmount and North avenues in June, it took about three months before a video of the incident hit the internet, prompting the matter to go viral in a maelstrom of...