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  • Baltimore police "credibility issues" in drug case stymie feds' effort to keep $106,000 in seized cash

    Baltimore police "credibility issues" in drug case stymie feds' effort to keep $106,000 in seized cash
    U.S. District Court Judge Richard Bennett on Aug. 26 ruled that the federal government has no right to keep $106,467 in cash that a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge previously ruled had been seized illegally from a drug suspect by Baltimore police....
  • Lack Of Disclosure

    As the fallout from the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri reverberates, City Paper wondered where the Baltimore Police stand on their own use-of-force cases. In June the department announced a new, more “transparent”...
  • Murder Ink 8/27/14

    Murder Ink 8/27/14
    Murders  This Week: 8 This Year: 140 There were eight murders last week in Baltimore, plus a fatal hit-and-run vehicle accident and a body found floating in the water, neither of which has been classified as a homicide at this time. On his way to a...
  • No Trivia: Streaming Baltimore Club, Streaming Police Brutality

    No Trivia: Streaming Baltimore Club, Streaming Police Brutality
    Two Fridays ago, the website Boiler Room live-streamed a "Baltimore Club Special" from New York, featuring James Nasty, Mighty Mark and TT The Artist, Scottie B, DJ Technics, and Rod Lee. I spent the evening stuck in front of my laptop, the stream in...
  • The Mail 8/20/14

    The Mail 8/20/14
    Cop Credibility Suspect Everywhere Van Smith informs us that the “Boys in Blue Blow It” and that they have a well-known credibility problem in Baltimore City (Mobtown Beat, Aug. 12). That statement is somewhat incorrect because police...
  • What are Schools Doing to Prevent Assault?

    What are Schools Doing to Prevent Assault?
    “Nearly 1 in 5 women have reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives,” according to the Center for Disease Control. The freshman fall semester, or first 90 days of a student being at school, proves to be the most dangerous time for...
  • No Trivia

    It feels pretty fucking stupid writing about music right now.  The murder of Mike Brown and the subsequent martial-law fuckery in Ferguson, Missouri that’s still going on, and then, the to-be-expected “neener neener neener neener”...
  • Heal Thyself

    Heal Thyself
    Anthony Black is not happy. As the husband of one of the 8,000 or so plaintiffs in a class action suit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, Black says the proposed $190 million settlement is “not fair” to the women whom the late Dr. Nikita Levy...
  • Just Business?

    Just Business?
    Kenneth W. Watford says he is here because of an injustice.  Sitting on the other side of the sloppily caulked double Plexiglas window, his wide face and short cropped hair flecked with gray leaning into a flat microphone and speaker affixed to the...
  • Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink

    Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink
    After being caught red-handed with kilograms of cocaine, and after bank records showed him repeatedly laundering money, prosecutors last fall said George Sylvester Frink, Jr. of Baltimore was looking at a maximum sentence of life in prison. Now, though,...
  • Jesus Christ!

    Jesus Christ!
    Calvary Directed by John Michael McDonagh Opens at the Charles Theater Friday, Aug. 15 The Christian faith teaches that Calvary is the place Jesus Christ was tortured, nailed up onto a cross, and left to die. OK? Brendan Gleeson (“The...
  • Murder Ink 7/9/14

    Murder Ink 7/9/14
    Murders this week: 6 Murders this year: 103 A quiet first few days of July allowed the city to celebrate a half-year murder rate lower than any seen since the early 1980s. Then, with Independence Day fireworks cracking, the killings started again as...