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  • Murder Ink 3/4/15

    Murder Ink 3/4/15
    Continued bitter cold, snow, and ice could not dampen Baltimore’s murder rate very much. There were 13 murders in February this year, against just 10 in 2014. Still, last year the city had two more murders as of this date. Monday, Feb. 23 11:...
  • This Week in Alts: Churches confront homelessness, more cases of police brutality, and more

    This Week in Alts: Churches confront homelessness, more cases of police brutality, and more
    Eugene Weekly, "Good God: Churches and the Homeless" The Oregon paper focuses on homelessness in this week's issue, with three different stories profiling efforts to support the homeless in the area. The first story profiles Pastor Dan Bryant's activist...
  • City Folk: Highway engineer Manoj Iha created something remarkable with his federal grants, now he's going to prison for it

    City Folk: Highway engineer Manoj Iha created something remarkable with his federal grants, now he's going to prison for it
    Less than a week before his moving day, Manoj Jha doesn’t know where he’ll be living. He knows it will be federal prison, he hopes it will be a minimum security camp, but the U.S. Marshals office has not yet told him, as of Tuesday, Nov. 24,...
  • Murder Ink 12/03/14

    Murder Ink 12/03/14
    A 4-month-old boy’s father was arrested for beating him to death last month. Police disclosed the incident on Nov. 25, several days after a medical examiner determined the cause of death. Three other murders this week mean Baltimore’s homicide...
  • On the night of Ferguson grand jury decision, the MICA community grapples with racist graffiti

    On the night of Ferguson grand jury decision, the MICA community grapples with racist graffiti
    Less than two hours after the verdict of the Darren Wilson case was announced in Ferguson, Missouri, on Nov. 24, more than 200 MICA students, as well as members of the administration, faculty, and Campus Safety gathered in an overflowing lecture hall in...
  • Two arrested and charged for rape at Johns Hopkins fraternity party

    Two arrested and charged for rape at Johns Hopkins fraternity party
    The Baltimore Police Department announced this morning that they had arrested and charged two men with the rape and sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity party. Chaz Haggins, 20, and Ethan Turner, 19, have both been...
  • Baltimore's All-State Career School is in federal law-enforcers' cross-hairs

    Baltimore's All-State Career School is in federal law-enforcers' cross-hairs
    All-State Career School, a trade school in Baltimore for would-be truckers, healthcare workers, and others seeking a route to gainful employment, is apparently under federal criminal investigation for possible violations of U.S. Department of Education...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...