| 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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:09 AM
Usually, mail sent to undeliverable addresses are returned to the senders or end up in the so-called "dead letter office" of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Atlanta. But in Baltimore, USPS letter carrier Antoinette McDaniels accepted $100 every time she...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook of the Episcopal Diocese was drunk and texting when her car collided with Thomas Palermo’s bicycle on the afternoon of Dec. 27, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby told a packed press conference shortly after 11 a.m. today. ...
| 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...