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  • More links in the drone kill chain

    The U.S. Justice Department has apparently given a dubious legal OK for senior Obama Administration officials--not just the President himself--to order the killing of any U.S. citizen abroad if he is thought to be a "senior operational leader of al-...
  • Inside Scholars

    Your recent cover story ("Heart of Darkness," Feature, May 7) was about the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI) Scholars, and a unique volunteer program initiated by Loyola University philosophy professor Drew Leder. As one of the JCI Scholars, I...
  • A new book looks at the state of gay equality

    Last month, Maryland's northern neighbor had a watershed moment for LGBT rights: U.S. District Judge John E. Jones ruled that Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, and conservative governor Tom Corbett confirmed that he would not...
  • Tom Clancy, dead at 66, was an unlikely Baltimore booster

    Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr., a Baltimore boy from the start, died last night at Johns Hopkins Hospital from a so-far undisclosed medical condition. The 66-year-old author, a top seller since the overnight sensation of 1984's The Hunt for Red October, was...
  • O’Malley campaigns to the cops and judges

    The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council  is the best free lunch you can get on a Wednesday afternoon. Every second Wednesday of the month (except August), an array of prosecutors, city officials, and brass from the police department, jail, and prison...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: April 9, 2003

    Afefe Tyehimba's feature gets the word on Poetry for the People Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Waris Banks reports on an alleged screw-up at Baltimore's Department of Social Services and David Morley reports on community reaction in Pimlico to a killed...
  • Watch Bill O’Reilly call MD corrections boss Maynard "a moron" over BGF scandal

    Fox News show The O'Reilly Factor yesterday aired a new segment about Maryland's correctional corruption scandal (watch it below), with correspondent Jesse Watters interviewing an anonymous former Baltimore City Detention Center detainee who described a...
  • Union tosses monkey wrench in mayor's "Change to Grow" plan

    [caption id="attachment_17257" align="alignleft" width="300"] Councilwoman Helen Holton preaches at the hearing while Councilman Bill Cole ponders[/caption] With the help of Councilwoman Helen Holton (8th District), city union tossed a monkey wrench in...
  • Towson University audit shows how government works--and for whom

    A state legislative audit of Towson University that came out today illustrates the way insiders take care of each other despite the rules that supposedly govern contract bidding, government procurement and civil service employment. Say you're a favored...
  • Greece and Goldman: Sowing the Wind

    On Saturday night the New York Times posted an interesting piece on Goldman Sachs' connection to the unfolding Greek tragedy. For those who have missed it, for the past week or two capital markets have been fretting over what they cheekily call "the...
  • Gubernatorial Is The Most Boring Election

    Hey Baltimore—and Maryland, even—did you know there is an election coming up on June 24? Politics! Government! Democracy! Voting! A Day Off From Work or at Least an Excuse for Being Late or Leaving Early! Yeah man, Tuesday, June 24 is the...
  • Tenant Council President Fights The Power

    Tenant Council President Fights The Power
    Floyd Vines steps through the door to the lobby of the J. Van Story Branch Apartments on the unit block of W. 20th St. and greets a series of people there. This is his lobby now, and these are his people, since he was elected tenant council president on...