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  • Federal Judge Rules City, BPD to Remain as Defendants in Tshamba Lawsuit

    In what A. Dwight Pettit, the lawyer for the family of a U.S. Marine veteran shot dead last year by off-duty Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba, calls "a very significant victory," a federal judge yesterday ruled that Baltimore City, the Baltimore...
  • BPD Officer Charged in Heroin Ring

    A Baltimore City Police officer was arrested on federal heroin trafficking charges today, and a seven-count indictment was unsealed in Federal District Court. Daniel G. Redd, 41, was arrested at the Northwest Police District by fellow city officers....
  • British Cocaine Conspirator Gets Four Years

    Sarfraz Patel, a British national who allegedly remortgaged his home to raise money for an unlikely drug deal arranged by undercover police in Baltimore, was sentenced to 48 months in prison on June 22 after a 45-minute bench conference before Federal...
  • Feds Accuse Sonar's Daniel McIntosh of Participating in Massive Pot Conspiracy

    Daniel McIntosh, the principal owner of downtown Baltimore's Sonar nightclub, has been accused in a federal indictment of participating in a cross-country marijuana conspiracy involving more than 1,000 kilograms of the drug and $30 million in proceeds...
  • Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

    [caption id="attachment_11587" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Stanley Needleman (left) with Jose Morales in 2008. Photograph by Rarah."][/caption] Federal District Court Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced former Baltimore defense attorney Stanley H....
  • Police Seek Help in Murder Investigation

    Baltimore police made a rare appeal yesterday for the media's help in a murder investigation, and offered a $2,000 reward for tips called into the department's hotline. The murder of Mary Hines, an 84-year-old retired school principal, has saddened and...
  • Baltimore Protestors Arrested at National Security Agency

    While Occupy Wall Street (and Baltimore and about 300 other places) made headlines last week, more than two dozen anti-war activists made one of their regular appearances at the National Security Agency, trying again to meet with its commander to...
  • Steven J.R. Blackwell Sentenced to 20 Years

    Steven J.R. Blackwell, a discreet and up and coming young drug kingpin before a 2008 kidnapping of two of his younger brothers brought him to public attention, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison, followed by five year's of supervised release, for...
  • Court of Appeals Rules for City Paper in Libel Case

    Quoting William Carlos Williams, Maryland's highest court has upheld lower courts' dismissals of a four-year-old libel suit filed against City Paper. "'It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it,'" Judge Glenn T. Harrell...
  • Every Murder is a Tragedy

    In the past couple months since I started as editor of City Paper, one of my grimmer duties has been to edit Anna Ditkoff's Murder Ink column. Every week, in an effort to make sure our readers are aware of the weekly toll of deadly violence, she details...
  • “Talking Dan” McIntosh Not Allowed at Deathfest

    [caption id="attachment_13649" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="JOSH SISK"][/caption] Today, Sonar nightclub co-owner Dan McIntosh's efforts to be on hand to help run this weekend's Deathfest, held at and around the Baltimore venue, ended in...
  • David Simon to Gregg Bernstein: Take Responsibility For Those Murders

    [caption id="attachment_13861" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Bernstein in July 2010, talking about Jessamy letting bad guys off"][/caption] David Simon has a must-read post on his blog about a statistic seldom discussed these days. The number...