| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The only thing more ridiculous than that Lil Jon video is the fact that those celebrities felt the need to make it in the first place (even though many of them didn't vote). Why can't you assholes just vote?
OK, I get it. You hate the two-party system....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Washington Post reports that James Owens’ wrongful-conviction lawsuit against Baltimore police, dismissed two years ago by a federal judge, has been revived by a federal appeals court. City Paper last year published a lengthy story about two...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Maryland criminal-defense attorney Kenneth Ravenell has been called the “MVP” of the Baltimore defense bar, a man whose arguments once convinced the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that a murder defendant’s statements were...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
“K” Line, the trade name for the Japanese transportation giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., the world’s 16th largest container transportation and shipping company, was charged criminally this morning in Maryland federal court for...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Col. Harry "Buddy" Robshaw III, the police chief in Cheverly, sits on the Natalie M. Laprade Medical Marijuana Commission, which is charged with crafting the regulatory regime that intends to provide an avenue for lawful production and distribution of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Eric Costello was appointed to replace William Cole as the 11th District City Councilman on Sept. 23, after a four-hour public hearing and no deliberation by the committee empaneled to consider 14 candidates. Upon his nomination, Costello told The Sun...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:49 AM
As the few remaining defendants in the Tavon White-led Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang conspiracy case involving Maryland correctional officers (CO) prepare for trial, two reminders emerged recently of how long gang-corrupted COs have been gaming...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O’Malley...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Baltimore journalist Joe Nawrozki’s recent death has prompted a notable tribute by fellow scribe and regular CP contributor Rafael Alvarez in the Baltimore Brew, recalling how Nawrozki’s coverage of the local crime scene for the Baltimore...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor's Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009
Marlow Bates' stint in prison, where he's been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The attorney for Indiana real-estate investor Samantha Banks, whose $122,640 in cash was seized by authorities at Baltimore-Washington International Airport last year, in July argued that federal prosecutors knowingly passed off in litigation a faked...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:28 PM
After Baltimore police officer Vincent Cosom apparently sucker-punched Kollin Truss at Greenmount and North avenues in June, it took about three months before a video of the incident hit the internet, prompting the matter to go viral in a maelstrom of...