| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:54 PM
While the City of Baltimore has been fighting back hard against lawsuits brought by two men who were wrongfully convicted of murder and each spent decades in prison, it now faces a new suit brought in late March by a man who spent 19 years in prison for a...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Baltimore murder convict Richard Nicolas*, who was found guilty of the 1997 murder of his 2-year-old daughter, Aja, has been seeking federal review of his conviction since 2006, claiming it was wrongfully obtained. On March 30, U.S. District Judge Richard...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Your amazing study of city benches and the U.S. Census was a novel and important means of exploring Baltimore neighborhoods, changing demographics, and landscape (“Benchmarks Revisited,” Feature, Match 25). This article is...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:58 AM
It's been nearly half a decade since Matt Nicka, allegedly the shadow owner of the now-defunct downtown Baltimore nightclub Sonar, was first charged for sitting atop an international, high-volume, decade-long, pot-and-money-laundering conspiracy based...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:25 AM
The notorious Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang leader Tavon White, now serving a 12-year prison sentence for leading a massive racketeering conspiracy inside the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC), was fully in charge of the jail’s...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:39 AM
On May 21, 2014, veteran globe-trotting drug-dealer-turned-informant Fred Douglas Brooks III was on the phone with his friend and customer in Baltimore, Sean Wilson, also an old hand in the game going all the way back to his days in Linwood "Rudy"...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:54 AM
State Del. John Cluster (R-Baltimore County) and state Sen. Michael Hough (R-Carroll and Frederick counties) have become experts on matters involving the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC), the city’s state-run jail that was ground zero in the...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:48 AM
Yesterday, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Hilary Gainey was charged in Maryland U.S. District Court with bribery and participating in a pot-dealing conspiracy—the same conspiracy in which another letter carrier, Antoinette McDaniels, was charged...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Last March, the door of a vacant house at 6203 York Road in Baltimore was forced open by police to reveal a scene of prolonged horror. The broad contours of what happened were pieced together by authorities after someone reported that a live animal was...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:11 PM
The public defender's office in New York City has compiled a database of police officers whose credibility has been questioned, according to Slate. With some 3,000 cops already in the database, the defense lawyers are now sharing it with lawyers not...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:49 AM
Travis Paylor used to be a correctional officer (CO) at Baltimore City Detention Center, and was indicted with other COs for facilitating the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang's control of the facility's contraband economy. Unlike most of the 44...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:23 PM
The Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office just issued a press release on the jury verdict in the racketeering trial against the eight remaining defendants in the 44-defendant Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang case involving Baltimore correctional...