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  • Informant's phone calls lead to massive federal drug-dealing indictment in Baltimore

    Informant's phone calls lead to massive federal drug-dealing indictment in Baltimore
    The FBI had a busy day in Baltimore on Aug. 11, thanks to an informant's flurry of phone calls setting up drug deals that resulted in federal charges against nine men. The informant, dubbed "CW1" in court documents, had been arrested with "several...
  • Wandering Eye: The app fad reaches peak stupid, the effects of Hobby Lobby, and juking stats in Chicago

    Wandering Eye: The app fad reaches peak stupid, the effects of Hobby Lobby, and juking stats in Chicago
    Welp, the app fad has reached peak stupid. Online Health News counts two separate smartphone apps that monitor and tally how many times you check your smartphone, apparently with the goal of "creating mindfulness" about how addicted you are to whatever...
  • Wandering Eye: The CDC gets it wrong on e-cigs, more trouble for the B-1, and more

    Wandering Eye: The CDC gets it wrong on e-cigs, more trouble for the B-1, and more
    A Baltimore man filed suit on Sept. 5 against three Baltimore police officers, seeking monetary damages for a strip and anal cavity search he says police performed on him on the sidewalk on the 200 block of North Highland Avenue. As the D.C. Clothesline...
  • Murder Ink 9/17/14

    Murder Ink 9/17/14
    Murders This Week: 1 This Year: 151 The city tallied only one homicide over the past seven days during the Star-Spangled Spectacular and the lead-up to it. There were nine non-fatal shootings reported by police as well as a police shooting. By this date...
  • Wandering Eye: Do Buddha statues prevent crime?, the Ebola pandemic, and cracking down on public art

    Wandering Eye: Do Buddha statues prevent crime?, the Ebola pandemic, and cracking down on public art
    San Francisco Chronicle columnist Chip Johnson has a story about how a crime-ridden block in Oakland, since 2009, when a resident placed a Buddha statue in a median strip there, has seen a precipitous decline in crime. "People stopped dumping garbage....
  • O Say Can You Scream?: The many absurdities of the city code surrounding "The Star-Spangled Banner"

    O Say Can You Scream?: The many absurdities of the city code surrounding "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    What with all this Star-Spangled hoo-hah going on here in The City With The Dawn's Early Light, we just happened to be skimming through "ARTICLE 19 POLICE ORDINANCES (As Last Amended by Ord. 14-231)," published by the Baltimore City Department of...
  • Cut Ray Rice Now

    Cut Ray Rice Now
    As you've probably seen/heard by now, TMZ posted the previously unreleased video from inside the elevator where your Baltimore Raven Ray Rice knocked his then-fiancee (now wife) Janay Palmer unconscious, and then, perhaps even more disturbingly, showed no...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore police missteps prompt dismissal of federal charges in two separate cases

    Baltimore police missteps prompt dismissal of federal charges in two separate cases
    Credibility issues involving Baltimore police officers prompted federal prosecutors to dismiss charges against two men yesterday. The exonerated defendants had been charged in separate cases. One, Kevin T. Jones, was charged and tried earlier this...
  • The Mail 7/16/14

    The Mail 7/16/14
    Not happy I recently viewed your “Trigger Happy” parody of the Baltimore Police Department’s 50,000 follower “Happy” video (“‘Trigger Happy’: The video the BPD should have made,” The News Hole,...
  • Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
    Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion Directed by Elio Petri At the Charles Theater July 26 and 28 A man pops by a woman’s flat for a bit of afternoon delight. Once beneath her satiny sheets, he slices her throat, pushing her aside to...
  • 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...