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  • Former Correctional Officer Finally Gets to Plead Guilty to Smuggling a Cell Phone and Drugs Into Prison

    In December, former correctional officer Lynae Chapman's attempt to plead guilty to smuggling a cell phone and drugs into prison for the father of her unborn child, accused murderer and alleged Black Guerilla Family prison-gang member Ray Donald Lee,...
  • BGF Raids Turn Up Evidence of Prison Gang’s Drug-Dealing, But Also Its Ideology

    The Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang's alleged drug-dealing and violence, as described in court documents released as more than a dozen accused members were arrested on Apr. 12, are typical of Baltimore's crime scene. What's less prosaic about the...
  • Murders this Week: 2; Murders this Year: 43

    It was another light week for homicides. In both murder cases police announced this week, officers made arrests within hours. As of April 1 last year there were 51 murders in Baltimore. Wednesday, March 26 10:32 p.m. Johniece Sheppard, a 21-year-old...
  • Accused Baltimore hitman has “a number of contract murders” under his belt, court document says

    The "normal and understood rate for a contract killing in Baltimore is $5,000," according to charging papers filed in Maryland U.S. District Court on March 28, alleging 29-year-old Derrick Lamont Smith "committed a number of contract murders in Baltimore,...
  • Hacker raided by FBI as part of University of Maryland probe participates in Reddit AMA

    David Paul Helkowski, the Canton Group employee who is the focus of an FBI probe of the data breach at the University of Maryland, participated in a Ask Me Anything discussion yesterday on Reddit to answer questions about the university's compromised...
  • @BaltoBeerBaron Looks Back On The Liquor Board: Top 10 Outrageous Moments

    [caption id="attachment_21270" align="alignleft" width="150"] Outgoing Liquor Board Chairman, Stephan Fogleman, once quoted The Smiths in a hearing.[/caption]10) Angry Pizza Purveyor: A Hollins Market Pizzeria owner was so frustrated with her server...
  • Law-enforcement tactics questioned in Baltimore BGF case involving armed-robbery sting

    Last April, when Greyling Chase and Rodney Ellis were charged for the attempted armed robbery of a drug dealer in a sting operation set up by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the charging documents made clear the men both "are high-...
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...
  • Murders this Week: 1; Murders this Year: 41

    Another week in which no murders were committed in Baltimore, although a man died following a brutal assault a month before, and a woman was stabbed so many times that police officers on the scene thought she was done for. Police emailed reporters about...
  • Taking stock of the session that just ended

    The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of Delegates. That's a lot of business attended to, and City...
  • A prison philosophy program tells us what we can learn about life from lifers

    Act I The scene feels like it could have come straight from a Danish TV show as horizontal sheets of rain slash at the barbed wire slicing the small patch of sky above the enclosed prison yard inside the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI). The...
  • Murders this Week: 5; Murders this Year: 52

    The pace of murders and shootings kicked up last week. Five people were killed and seven others shot non-fatally, including a spate of four on Good Friday night into Saturday morning. One of the murder victims last week was a promising musician,...