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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Shot and Seized

    Shot and Seized
    Baltimore media erupted with coverage of a police-involved shooting in West Baltimore on April 22, 2013 that left one man dead and two injured. The two men who survived the cops’ barrage of bullets—23-year-olds Guy Jackson and Rickey Dixon&...
  • Boys In Blue Blow It

    Credibility issues involving Baltimore police officers prompted federal prosecutors to dismiss charges against two men on July 31. The exonerated defendants had been charged in separate cases. One, Kevin T. Jones, was charged and tried earlier this year...
  • Out-of-Town Hero

    Out-of-Town Hero
    Although introspective gangsta rapper Lil Boosie has just a few bouncy party hits to his name, he has remained a Baltimore favorite long after his rap stardom snuck away.  But save for his 2010 song ‘Better Not Fight,’ in which he runs through...
  • A Break in the Hennessy Heist

    A Break in the Hennessy Heist
    Some of the half-million bucks’ worth of Hennessy VS cognac stolen on March 16 has been recovered. A northeast Baltimore liquor-store owner is charged with stealing less than $1,000 of it, buying liquor from an unauthorized distributor, and...
  • Mainstream Extremism

    Mainstream Extremism
    Anne Arundel County’s Fifth Councilmanic District is the whitest, most-educated, and richest of the county’s seven districts, and its voters lean heavily in favor of Republicans. If that pattern holds true in November’s general...
  • Baltimore police missteps prompt dismissal of federal charges in two separate cases

    Baltimore police missteps prompt dismissal of federal charges in two separate cases
    Credibility issues involving Baltimore police officers prompted federal prosecutors to dismiss charges against two men yesterday. The exonerated defendants had been charged in separate cases. One, Kevin T. Jones, was charged and tried earlier this...
  • From a small slice of Maryland, Michael Peroutka seeks to mainstream extremism

    From a small slice of Maryland, Michael Peroutka seeks to mainstream extremism
    Anne Arundel County's Fifth Councilmanic District is the whitest, most educated, and richest of the county's seven districts, and its voters lean heavily in favor of Republicans. If that pattern holds true in November's general election for the council...
  • A break in the Hennessy Heist: bottles found, man faces five years

    A break in the Hennessy Heist: bottles found, man faces five years
    Some of the half-million bucks worth of Hennessy VS cognac stolen on March 16 has been recovered. A Northeast Baltimore liquor store owner is charged with stealing less than $1,000 of it, buying liquor from an unauthorized distributor, and failing to...
  • Judge dismisses Baltimore man’s lawsuit against "Homicide"-inspiring detectives over flawed 1980s murder conviction

    U.S. District judge J. Frederick Motz on May 21 dismissed a civil-rights lawsuit brought last year by Wendell Griffin (pictured), who was freed in 2012 after more than three decades in prison for an improperly obtained murder conviction. Motz ruled that,...
  • Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink

    Rather than life in prison, 51 months is sought for Baltimore cocaine trafficker and money launderer George Frink
    After being caught red-handed with kilograms of cocaine, and after bank records showed him repeatedly laundering money, prosecutors last fall said George Sylvester Frink, Jr. of Baltimore was looking at a maximum sentence of life in prison. Now, though,...
  • Frisky Business

    Frisky Business
    Early last year, the U.S. Supreme Court elevated the legal status of drug-detecting dogs, ruling that a police search can be presumed lawful if it is predicated on a positive alert by a well-trained dog with basic paperwork. Such training, though, is bunk...
  • Former City Paper art director MacLeod sues former CP owner Times-Shamrock Communications

    [caption id="attachment_21876" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joe MacLeod in 2008 (Photo by Jim Burger)[/caption] When City Paper was sold in March to the Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) by Time-Shamrock Communications (TS) subsidiary CEGW, Inc., CP...