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  • The Wandering Eye: The effects of climate change on the Bay, false confessions, and more

    The Wandering Eye: The effects of climate change on the Bay, false confessions, and more
    While a new study funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration sets out to understand changes in the Chesapeake and Delaware bays over the past half-century, with an eye to forming strategies for adapting to the expected ecological...
  • Baltimore police "credibility issues" in drug case stymie feds' effort to keep $106,000 in seized cash

    Baltimore police "credibility issues" in drug case stymie feds' effort to keep $106,000 in seized cash
    U.S. District Court Judge Richard Bennett on Aug. 26 ruled that the federal government has no right to keep $106,467 in cash that a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge previously ruled had been seized illegally from a drug suspect by Baltimore police....
  • Baltimore Police say we can't know which cops fired what shots, ever, ever

    Baltimore Police say we can't know which cops fired what shots, ever, ever
    The Baltimore Police Department has denied City Paper's request to see records of police use of firearms, citing the provision of the law that exempts personnel records.  "The Firearms Discharge report is a part of the internal investigation conducted...
  • Informant's phone calls lead to massive federal drug-dealing indictment in Baltimore

    Informant's phone calls lead to massive federal drug-dealing indictment in Baltimore
    The FBI had a busy day in Baltimore on Aug. 11, thanks to an informant's flurry of phone calls setting up drug deals that resulted in federal charges against nine men. The informant, dubbed "CW1" in court documents, had been arrested with "several...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...