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  • Police Seek Help in Murder Investigation

    Baltimore police made a rare appeal yesterday for the media's help in a murder investigation, and offered a $2,000 reward for tips called into the department's hotline. The murder of Mary Hines, an 84-year-old retired school principal, has saddened and...
  • Baltimore Protestors Arrested at National Security Agency

    While Occupy Wall Street (and Baltimore and about 300 other places) made headlines last week, more than two dozen anti-war activists made one of their regular appearances at the National Security Agency, trying again to meet with its commander to...
  • Steven J.R. Blackwell Sentenced to 20 Years

    Steven J.R. Blackwell, a discreet and up and coming young drug kingpin before a 2008 kidnapping of two of his younger brothers brought him to public attention, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison, followed by five year's of supervised release, for...
  • Court of Appeals Rules for City Paper in Libel Case

    Quoting William Carlos Williams, Maryland's highest court has upheld lower courts' dismissals of a four-year-old libel suit filed against City Paper. "'It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it,'" Judge Glenn T. Harrell...
  • Every Murder is a Tragedy

    In the past couple months since I started as editor of City Paper, one of my grimmer duties has been to edit Anna Ditkoff's Murder Ink column. Every week, in an effort to make sure our readers are aware of the weekly toll of deadly violence, she details...
  • “Talking Dan” McIntosh Not Allowed at Deathfest

    [caption id="attachment_13649" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="JOSH SISK"][/caption] Today, Sonar nightclub co-owner Dan McIntosh's efforts to be on hand to help run this weekend's Deathfest, held at and around the Baltimore venue, ended in...
  • David Simon to Gregg Bernstein: Take Responsibility For Those Murders

    [caption id="attachment_13861" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Bernstein in July 2010, talking about Jessamy letting bad guys off"][/caption] David Simon has a must-read post on his blog about a statistic seldom discussed these days. The number...
  • Maryland correctional officer helped cover up inmate beating, Feds say

    Ryan Lohr, a correctional officer at Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, was charged Jan. 18 in Maryland U.S. District Court with a single count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and destroy evidence, according to court documents. Lohr,...
  • Jose Morales Charged in Murder

    A Federal grand jury has indicted Jose J. Morales for using a cell phone to arrange the murder-for-hire of Robert Long, a former employee and accomplice. Morales, a drug-dealer, firebug and pseudo-contractor who specialized in stealing heavy...
  • Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

    Baltimore States Attorney Gregg Bernstein has yet to explain why his agency promulgated new rules more than a year ago that have resulted in far fewer homicide cases being prosecuted by his office than under his predecessor. When we left him in August, ...
  • Jose Morales pleads guilty to new drug charges

    Jose J. Morales, the collapse contractor, thief, arsonist and drug dealer whose curiously consequence-less criminal career was featured in City Paper in 2008, and who later turned in his lawyer, Stanley Needleman, on tax charges, pleaded guilty to new...
  • More links in the drone kill chain

    The U.S. Justice Department has apparently given a dubious legal OK for senior Obama Administration officials--not just the President himself--to order the killing of any U.S. citizen abroad if he is thought to be a "senior operational leader of al-...