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  • Denial of the Day

    [caption id="attachment_13178" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="You should have thought of this before you took that balance transfer offer, thug!"][/caption] Below, reproduced in its entirety, is a press release we just got from our friends at...
  • For Pit Bulls, No More Freebies

    In a little-noticed ruling, (link to pdf) the Maryland Court of Appeals has changed a long-standing "one free bite" rule regarding dog bite victims' rights to receive compensation for their injuries: We are modifying the Maryland common law of liability...
  • Feds Name-Drop Baltimore’s Sonar Nightclub in New Pot-Conspiracy Indictment

    [caption id="attachment_13299" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="MEL GUAPO"][/caption] UPDATE: A sentence has been removed from this post at the request of the U.S. Attorney's Office. Daniel McIntosh has long maintained he's been the majority...
  • Maryland correctional officer helped cover up inmate beating, Feds say

    Ryan Lohr, a correctional officer at Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, was charged Jan. 18 in Maryland U.S. District Court with a single count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and destroy evidence, according to court documents. Lohr,...
  • Josh Goldberg charged with mortgage fraud

    A federal grand jury indicted mortgage broker Joshua S. Goldberg today, alleging he helped steal $2.5 million from various lenders through a mortgage fraud scheme in Baltimore. City Paper first outlined the scheme in this 2008 story. As the financial...
  • Jose Morales Charged in Murder

    A Federal grand jury has indicted Jose J. Morales for using a cell phone to arrange the murder-for-hire of Robert Long, a former employee and accomplice. Morales, a drug-dealer, firebug and pseudo-contractor who specialized in stealing heavy...
  • If Convicted at Trial, Prosecutors Say Dan McIntosh May Face Mandatory Life Sentence

    Today is the third day of the trial of Daniel McIntosh, co-owner of the now-shuttered Sonar nightclub downtown and McCabe's Tavern in Hampden, on federal drug-conspiracy charges arising from his alleged involvement in a large-scale, long-standing...
  • Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

    Baltimore States Attorney Gregg Bernstein has yet to explain why his agency promulgated new rules more than a year ago that have resulted in far fewer homicide cases being prosecuted by his office than under his predecessor. When we left him in August, ...
  • Jose Morales pleads guilty to new drug charges

    Jose J. Morales, the collapse contractor, thief, arsonist and drug dealer whose curiously consequence-less criminal career was featured in City Paper in 2008, and who later turned in his lawyer, Stanley Needleman, on tax charges, pleaded guilty to new...
  • Guilty plea suggests inmate beatings were institutionalized at Maryland prison

    The recently revealed federal prosecution of a long-investigated 2008 inmate beating by correctional officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown ("And the Beating Goes On," Mobtown Beat, Jan. 30) has yielded a guilty plea: Ryan Lohr,...
  • Judge Calls Out Prisoners Aid Executive Director

    A  Baltimore District Court Judge said he would like to be able to force the Executive Director of a defunct non-profit to live for a month in one of his dilapidated apartments, "but I don't have the authority" Judge L. Robert Cooper made the remarks on...
  • Stripper-Murder Drug Trial Starts As Prosecutors Reveal Victim Had Been Dating a Cop

    Two days prior to the Nov. 7 start of the federal racketeering trial of the alleged drug conspiracy accused of murdering a Club Pussy Cat stripper ("Laid Bare," Mobtown Beat, Oct. 3), co-defendant Donta Baker pleaded guilty, leaving only Tyrone Johniken...