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  • Law-enforcement tactics questioned in Baltimore BGF case involving armed-robbery sting

    Last April, when Greyling Chase and Rodney Ellis were charged for the attempted armed robbery of a drug dealer in a sting operation set up by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the charging documents made clear the men both "are high-...
  • Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 52

    The pace of murders and shootings kicked up last week. Five people were killed and seven others shot non-fatally, including a spate of four on Good Friday night into Saturday morning. One of the murder victims last week was a promising musician,...
  • Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 46

    Baltimore's homicide rate remained below last year and historical averages last week after a month in which only seven people were killed. The Sun reported that we'd had the fewest March murders since 1983. Last year, as of April 9, Baltimore had 55...
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...
  • Taking stock of the session that just ended

    The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of Delegates. That's a lot of business attended to, and City...
  • Following controversial case, new policy requires liquor board to make more decisions public

    After an uproar about a liquor license that was returned to an alleged child rapist, the Baltimore City Liquor License Board is changing its policy to make reconsideration of license revocations public. For the last 80 years, such considerations had...
  • A prison philosophy program tells us what we can learn about life from lifers

    Act I The scene feels like it could have come straight from a Danish TV show as horizontal sheets of rain slash at the barbed wire slicing the small patch of sky above the enclosed prison yard inside the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI). The...
  • An old head remembers blazing up back in the day

    I first started smoking dope in the 1960s. I bought it off of African-American guys who sold it at the Monarch Rubber Co., where I worked in the lab, for $5 a baggie. Baltimore was different then when it came to marijuana and drugs. Even the police...
  • Heartless Bastards Rip Off 2640 Space

    Excuse the headline editorializing, but what happened Monday night at 2640 Space, home to everything from punk shows to lectures, is clearly a double-asshole move. According to collective member An Byrne and 2640's web site, sometime between 5 p.m. Monday...
  • The Late Sonny Gunnz Remembered At Sonar

    Clever 1 | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam™ In a year that had already seen the deaths of such notable figures as Mr. Wilson and DJ K-Swift, Baltimore hip-hop experienced yet another loss toward the end of 2008. The little known but beloved rapper Eddie...
  • Member of "Baltimore Four" reviews "Hit & Stay" on 45th anniversary of Catonsville Nine action

    David Eberhardt, 72,  was a member of the Baltimore Four, who poured blood on draft files in Baltimore to protest the Vietnam War in 1967. For that he spent 21 months in federal prison, mainly at Lewisburg, Pa. He is a poet with three books of poetry....
  • Toots Hibbert talks bottle-throwing incident at The Hamilton

    Throughout an intimate acoustic performance with his band The Maytals Wednesday night at DC's The Hamilton, 70-year-old reggae icon Toots Hibbert spoke of last week's incident (see it at about the 2:25 mark in the video below) in Richmond, where a fan...