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  • Law-enforcement tactics questioned in Baltimore BGF case involving armed-robbery sting

    Last April, when Greyling Chase and Rodney Ellis were charged for the attempted armed robbery of a drug dealer in a sting operation set up by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the charging documents made clear the men both "are high-...
  • Maryland legislators – and the media – overlook the other prison scandal

    If the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors were to say, in filings in criminal conspiracy cases brought against Maryland correctional staff, that a "culture" of illegal conduct exists among officers at one of Maryland's correctional...
  • All in the Family: An annotated roster of defendants in the Black Guerrilla Family indictment, alleged crimes, and notable quotes

    The April 23 unsealing of a federal indictment of 25 people, including 13 Maryland correctional officers (COs), alleged to have participated in a racketeering conspiracy centered around the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang, was as much a renewed...
  • New Black Guerrilla Family indictment shows inmates in charge of jails, adds to Maryland prison bureaucracy’s embarrassments

    When the latest Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang racketeering indictment was announced at an April 23 press conference, detailing that 13 of the 25 defendants are Maryland correctional officers (COs) who allegedly facilitated the gang's...
  • Just Business?

    Just Business?
    Kenneth W. Watford says he is here because of an injustice.  Sitting on the other side of the sloppily caulked double Plexiglas window, his wide face and short cropped hair flecked with gray leaning into a flat microphone and speaker affixed to the...
  • "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act

    "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act
    “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...
  • Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme

    Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme
    Longtime Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida was sentenced to three years probation today in circuit court, after she and several supporters said her activism itself led to her theft of over $50,000 from a local bank.   "I'm going to make...
  • Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook

    Wandering Eye: "Homicide" wrongful-conviction case revived, Home Depot breach, and RuPaul on Facebook
    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...
  • The Counselor

    The Counselor
    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...
  • Member of "Baltimore Four" reviews "Hit & Stay" on 45th anniversary of Catonsville Nine action

    David Eberhardt, 72,  was a member of the Baltimore Four, who poured blood on draft files in Baltimore to protest the Vietnam War in 1967. For that he spent 21 months in federal prison, mainly at Lewisburg, Pa. He is a poet with three books of poetry....
  • News Hole

    The Sun's William Patalon III on the Verizon/MCI merger. The score: Verizon employs more than 10,000 in Md., MCI about 1,000. Del. Dr. Dan K. Morhaim (D-Baltimore County) charged by state medical disciplinary board with mishandling three living wills....
  • Waxing Poetic

    Ever wonder what goes on in the mind of a politician when he or she is not busy thinking about getting re-elected? Neither do we, but nonetheless, we have been offered the opportunity to get a deeper glimpse into the psyche of one local pol who...