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  • Summer of the Gun: 3900 S. Hanover St.

    Police were called to the 3900 block of S. Hanover Street after a reported gunfight in the street. One man was shot in the neck. His condition was unknown. Residents in the Brooklyn neighborhood were not used to this kind of violence. At a crime scene...
  • Summer of the Gun: Violent Weekend

    After a lull in shootings in recent days, 13 people in Baltimore city were shot from Friday night to early Monday morning, including a seven-year-old boy. Two men were shot a few feet over the Baltimore City line on Edmonson Avenue in the early hours of...
  • Police Sweep Broom Factory

    [caption id="attachment_18832" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Noah Scialom[/caption] People who were at the Scapescape afterparty at the Broom Factory Saturday night say the Baltimore Police came in hard, with "tasers clicking" and lots of...
  • Baltimore cops’ ongoing push on Black Guerrilla Family boosts already prodigious federal effort

    [caption id="attachment_19481" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by J.M. Giordano[/caption] Baltimore Sun columnist Dan Rodricks called the Nov. 7 take-down of 48 Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang members and associates in Baltimore (pictured;...
  • Some or All Fears: "Breaking My Heart" post sparks debate

    Yesterday, Tracey Halvorsen published a post on medium.com called "Baltimore City, You're Breaking My Heart: This is why people leave." In it, she talks about her struggles living in Baltimore, in which she reels off a litany of things she's "tired of,"...
  • Drug-Dealing Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club Chapter President Wins One, Thanks to Government Error

    He may be doing four years in Maryland prison for possessing with intent to distribute drugs, but 51-year-old Robert Scott Grieninger, Southern Maryland chapter president of the Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club, gets to keep his 2007 Harley Davidson Street...
  • W.C. Harlan Robbed at Gunpoint

    W.C. Harlan, the popular speakeasy-style Remington bar that City Paper awarded Best Atmosphere earlier this year, was held up at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, according to a police report. About 1:40 a.m., a man entered the bar and pointed a semi-...
  • How Baltimore drug trafficker “Richie Rich” Wilford destroyed his own defense

    For those fighting federal drug-trafficking charges, the story of Richard Anthony "Richie Rich" Wilford is a cautionary tale. As was eventually proven at a December trial that ended with a jury conviction on his 41st birthday, Wilford would ship cash...
  • Supervisors absent from new round of Black Guerrilla Family correctional-corruption charges

    The Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post have provided excellent coverage of the latest correctional-corruption development involving the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang: a superceding indictment unsealed yesterday, naming 14 correctional...
  • Jury acquits former Maryland corrections lieutenant accused of helping cover up inmate beating

    Of the 15 Maryland corrections staff charged federally last year on civil-rights and obstruction-of-justice conspiracy charges for a 2008 series of retaliatory inmate beatings and subsequent cover-up, only three – Josh Hummer, James Kalbflesh, and...
  • City cop kills girlfriend's puppy; charged with felony

    A Baltimore City Police officer was arrested in Montgomery County today and charged with aggravated animal cruelty, a felony. Alec E. Taylor, 27, who has been with the department for five years and was assigned to the Southwest District, turned himself in...
  • Jose Morales gets life in prison

    [caption id="attachment_19694" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Rarah[/caption] This morning, five years after City Paper introduced Jose J. Morales to Baltimore's broader public,  he was sentenced to life in prison in Federal District Court in...