Story | Sep 16, 2014 | 1:27 PM
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Story | Sep 22, 2014 | 8:03 AMAlongside a resolution expressing solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, the Baltimore City Council will see a bill "requiring all polices officers . . . to be personally equipped with digital audio-and-video recording devices," according to the text of the bill, introduced by 13th District City Councilman Warren Branch and Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young. As Luke Broadwater reports in The Sun, last November a consultant recommended the cameras be introduced on a trial basis: "Such a trial in Rialto, California, found that use of the cameras 'drastically reduced' officers' use of force and complaints against police, according to the report. But the cameras also received complaints from citizens and officers over 'privacy concerns,' the report said." Police Commissioner Anthony Batts introduced the technology to his former department in Oakland, California. (Edward Ericson Jr.)
Story | Sep 16, 2014 | 12:09 PM
Trading on name recognition, legitimately or otherwise, is the oldest and most reliable tactic in the electoral playbook. Locally (for example), candidates named Curran, Conway, and Mitchell have always enjoyed a head start, even though they don’t...
Story | Sep 15, 2014 | 1:27 PM
In interviews, many of the city’s musicians talk about how tight the scene is. And you know it’s not bullshit when you see them making guest appearances on each other’s records and touring together. There was no better evidence of that...
Story | Sep 12, 2014 | 9:09 AM