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  • The Mail 12/31/14

    The Mail 12/31/14
    Editor’s Note: On Saturday, Dec. 27, President Obama announced the end of the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan. Since the beginning of the conflict in 2001, City Paper has been keeping track of the number of U.S. soldiers killed there in the small...
  • Wandering Eye: Jay from 'Serial' talks, the life of an Amazon warehouse worker, and more

    Wandering Eye: Jay from 'Serial' talks, the life of an Amazon warehouse worker, and more
    Jay Wilds never cooperated with Serial, but he's talking to Natasha Vargas-Cooper of The Intercept, the Glenn Greenwald investigative-reporting online magazine. In Serial, Wilds is a central character who is nonetheless a ghost presence throughout the...
  • Murder Ink 1/7/15

    Murder Ink 1/7/15
    We’re reaching back a little in this first column of 2015 to include homicides that occurred in the last week of 2014, after last week’s press time. That is why the counts (left) do not match the actual items in this week’s Murder Ink....
  • The Undercard: 'The most hated team in the NFL' goes to Boston

    The Undercard: 'The most hated team in the NFL' goes to Boston
    Remember 2012? Remember when the Ravens lost four of their last five games, backing into the playoffs before marching on to the Super Bowl? After the Ravens handled the Pittsburgh Steelers in Heinz Field on Saturday, winning 30-17, it started to feel&...
  • Federal judge notes 'troubling issues' involving Baltimore police conduct in gun case

    Federal judge notes 'troubling issues' involving Baltimore police conduct in gun case
    U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake ruled in the government's favor in a gun case today, allowing a gun to be used as evidence in the case of Arthur Jeter, who's charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. But Blake noted "troubling issues"...
  • Wandering Eye: Jameis Winston's sexual-assault hearing was a shit show, arrests sink in New York, and more

    Wandering Eye: Jameis Winston's sexual-assault hearing was a shit show, arrests sink in New York, and more
    A new public-opinion poll in Canada by Forum Research found that 24 percent of electronic-cigarette users who tried them to quit smoking were successful. So "this may be considered the success rate for this method of smoking succession" in Canada, the...
  • Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'

    Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'
    Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the open air on a warm, late-spring evening after his most recent...
  • A Progress Report on our 2014 Resolutions

    A Progress Report on our 2014 Resolutions
    1. Get the murder rate under 200 Well, so much for getting the murder count below 200. Baltimore saw 211 homicides in 2014, a dozen more than our arbitrary resolution of 199, and it’s still horrifying to say that’s progress. Yeah, we had...
  • As City Council and public clamor for police body cameras, mayor hires group to clarify questions raised

    As City Council and public clamor for police body cameras, mayor hires group to clarify questions raised
    The video, posted on YouTube, shows the kind of behavior police officers sometimes encounter. A woman in a Lincoln Town Car says she doesn’t know why she was pulled over, but her car is facing oncoming traffic. The police ask for her license and...
  • Pot decriminalization brings sharp drop in arrests in Baltimore City

    Pot decriminalization brings sharp drop in arrests in Baltimore City
    On Oct. 1, the Maryland law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana went into effect. In Baltimore City, law enforcers immediately started making far fewer arrests: nearly a fifth fewer arrests overall in October and November, compared to...
  • Murder Ink

    Murder Ink
    Despite a spate of six shootings over the weekend, Baltimore finished last week with only two confirmed homicides. A shooting by a toddler of another got three adults—Andre Hill, Cantria Reddick, and Kia Richard—arrested on gun charges after...
  • 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...