| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:57 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Matthew Lowry, the FBI special agent at the Washington, D.C. field office whose suspected evidence-tampering has prompted the dismissal of drug cases against nearly two dozen defendants so far, "is believed to have participated in the investigation" of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Johns Hopkins University has temporarily banned frat parties, and students are freaking out.
As you may have heard, on Halloween weekend at a party at Johns Hopkins University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity house, two men reportedly raped a 16-...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Keene, New Hampshire's annual Pumpkin Fest, reportedly always a booze-infused, college-aged affair, blew up in riots last weekend, with dozens injured and 84 arrested after the police shut it down with a military-style show of force. The Guardians'...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tyrone Staten says he watched, helpless, as two pit bulls ripped his daughter’s Shih Tzu apart on Ramsey Street on the evening of Sept. 15. His daughter “dropped the leash, she dropped her phone and ran home,” Staten tells the city&...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The WaPo has been looking at the asset forfeiture law and how police use it. The law was passed more than 30 years ago to try to dent major drug traffickers' organizations. It allows law enforcement officers to take cash and stuff—cars, boats,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The agenda for the Oct. 22 meeting of Baltimore City's fiscal-oversight body, the Board of Estimates, includes a proposal to give a two-week extension to the Department of Recreation and Parks to resolve concerns raised by its first audit in a quarter...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:31 PM
I have been a loyal subscriber to your service since 2013 and recently have fallen in love with wonderful original series such as "Lilyhammer" and "Hemlock Grove" and, to some extent, the lesser ones such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore police have arrested Nicholas Heath, 32, and charged him with the murder of Tom Malenski outside the Ottobar late Thursday night, and with the attempted murder of an as-yet-unnamed second victim of the same attack. Ottobar co-owner Mike Bowen...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
“K” Line, the trade name for the Japanese transportation giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., the world’s 16th largest container transportation and shipping company, was charged criminally this morning in Maryland federal court for...