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  • Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook

    Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook
    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...
  • The Counselor

    The Counselor
    Maryland criminal-defense attorney Kenneth Ravenell has been called the “MVP” of the Baltimore defense bar, a man whose arguments once convinced the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that a murder defendant’s statements were...
  • Officer who shot man in York, Pennsylvania resigned, so police will not present use-of-force report

    Officer who shot man in York, Pennsylvania resigned, so police will not present use-of-force report
    The Sun’s Justin Fenton apparently just got hold of the Baltimore Police Force Investigation Team (FIT) report regarding an off-duty officer’s attempted murder of a man outside his house in York, Pennsylvania. (We gleaned it off his Twitter...
  • Late to the Party

    Late to the Party
    David D’Amico turned 50 a week before his Aug. 28 appearance in Maryland U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, where he consented to pre-trial detention in a massive 2010 pot-trafficking and money-laundering case in which most of his 15 co-defendants&...
  • Murder Ink 9/10/14

    Murder Ink 9/10/14
    Murders This Week: 5 This Year: 150 Three murders over two days within a four-block stretch of Park Heights Avenue punctuated the week’s violence. We’re still about 17 below the count at this time last year. Monday, Sept. 1 9:53 p.m....
  • Murder Ink 9/3/14

    Murder Ink 9/3/14
    Murders This Week: 5 This Year: 145 Despite the bloody tally in recent weeks—13 killed at the hands of others in about as many days—the pace of homicides in Baltimore this year still lags behind last year’s by about 10.  Tuesday,...
  • The Wandering Eye: The effects of climate change on the Bay, false confessions, and more

    The Wandering Eye: The effects of climate change on the Bay, false confessions, and more
    While a new study funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration sets out to understand changes in the Chesapeake and Delaware bays over the past half-century, with an eye to forming strategies for adapting to the expected ecological...
  • 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....
  • Baltimore Police say we can't know which cops fired what shots, ever, ever

    Baltimore Police say we can't know which cops fired what shots, ever, ever
    The Baltimore Police Department has denied City Paper's request to see records of police use of firearms, citing the provision of the law that exempts personnel records.  "The Firearms Discharge report is a part of the internal investigation conducted...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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”...