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  • Murder Ink

    Murder Ink
    Murders This Week: 5 This Year: 166 The police department had a tough week, arresting one of its own for assault on his wife and her boyfriend, weathering The Sun’s series on the department’s history of police brutality (and a City Paper...
  • 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...
  • Officer who shot man in York, Pennsylvania resigned, so police will not present use-of-force report

    Officer who shot man in York, Pennsylvania resigned, so police will not present use-of-force report
    The Sun’s Justin Fenton apparently just got hold of the Baltimore Police Force Investigation Team (FIT) report regarding an off-duty officer’s attempted murder of a man outside his house in York, Pennsylvania. (We gleaned it off his Twitter...
  • The Mail

    The Mail
    Record This I read the article “Body Cameras” (Mobtown Beat, Nov. 5), and I am disgusted that the camera keeps a rolling 30 seconds of video. This body-cameras tactic is just another tool that white supremacist dictators are using to “...
  • Wandering Eye: Online threats head to the Supreme Court, Batts appointed to White House task force, and more

    Wandering Eye: Online threats head to the Supreme Court, Batts appointed to White House task force, and more
    HBO has "probably 160 lawyers" vetting an in-the-works documentary that probes the Church of Scientology, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, by Oscar winner Alex Gibney and based on Lawrence Wright's 2013 book, "Going Clear," will tell Wright'...
  • Wandering Eye: Frankness in the drug trade, structuring seizures, and Major League Soccer's salaries

    Wandering Eye: Frankness in the drug trade, structuring seizures, and Major League Soccer's salaries
    In a case of refreshing candor, Gerald Henderson, a veteran drug dealer in District Heights, Maryland, admitted everything when law enforcers busted him, according to federal court documents filed last week, and provided a glimpse of a typical ex-...
  • Rapper Young Moose to be freed on bail

    Rapper Young Moose to be freed on bail
    Judge John Howard today granted bail to Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, saying it would be "cruel and unusual" to deny bail because of "the circumstances relating to Mr. Evans and the nature of potential penalties." Howard found the...
  • Anatomy of a car stop: Baltimore police explain their position to city council public safety committee

    Anatomy of a car stop: Baltimore police explain their position to city council public safety committee
    More Baltimore police should handcuff suspects temporarily for the officers’ safety. Police can park a suspect’s car to save them the towing and impoundment fees. Any time a police officer talks to a citizen he or she is supposed to give...
  • Educate yourself on the monsters running for office this election day

    Educate yourself on the monsters running for office this election day
    All 373,171 registered voters in Baltimore City are free to cast ballots in the Nov. 4 general elections—if they haven’t already, since early voting opened on Oct. 23. It’s an opportunity many voters either couldn’t or didn’t...
  • Former Baltimore City transit chief indicted for bribery

    Former Baltimore City transit chief indicted for bribery
    The Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office this morning alerted the media to the fact that "a federal grand jury indicted Barry Stephen Robinson, age 65, of Accokeek, Maryland, in connection with an alleged bribery scheme earlier this year while he was Chief...
  • Maryland medical-marijuana commissioner under fire in lawsuit

    Maryland medical-marijuana commissioner under fire in lawsuit
    Col. Harry "Buddy" Robshaw III, the police chief in Cheverly, sits on the Natalie M. Laprade Medical Marijuana Commission, which is charged with crafting the regulatory regime that intends to provide an avenue for lawful production and distribution of...
  • 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...