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  • Baltimore Police: 'Evidentiary details' of Palermo bicycling-death case 'will not be released at this time'

    Baltimore Police: 'Evidentiary details' of Palermo bicycling-death case 'will not be released at this time'
    The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) investigation into the death on Saturday of Baltimore bicycling enthusiast and bike builder Thomas Palermo is "very active," BPD spokesman J. Eric Kowalczyk said in an email this afternoon, and "in order not to jeopardize any potential prosecution, specific evidentiary details will not be released at this time."
  • Bishop's drunk driving and texting led to bicyclist's death, prosecutor says

    Bishop's drunk driving and texting led to bicyclist's death, prosecutor says
    Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook of the Episcopal Diocese was drunk and texting when her car collided with Thomas Palermo’s bicycle on the afternoon of Dec. 27, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby told a packed press conference shortly after 11 a.m. today. ...

    Veep campaign motorcade backs up I-83 North

    Veep campaign motorcade backs up I-83 North
    Driving south on I-83 just after 10 a.m., we noticed a major backup across the median on 83 North. There were maybe a dozen cars with police lights flashing, plus a couple of police motorcycles, and we feared there had been a major accident. Then we got...

    Best Actual Cave-In

    If you saw it in a movie, you would say it looked fake. The most-viewed video of the incident—shot by the custodian of a nearby church—opens with the south side of 26th Street, between Charles and St. Paul streets, tilting ominously toward the...

    Mandated Health Insurance? How UnAmerican!

    Today I received the first of what I expect will be a million billion (more) e-mails focused on the tyranny of forcing people to buy health insurance. It came from Joe of Towanda, Pa. (he doesn't want his name used here—"I know where you're coming...