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  • For Pit Bulls, No More Freebies

    In a little-noticed ruling, (link to pdf) the Maryland Court of Appeals has changed a long-standing "one free bite" rule regarding dog bite victims' rights to receive compensation for their injuries: We are modifying the Maryland common law of liability...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Government shutdown to cause MARC changes, boiling rage...

    [caption id="attachment_19089" align="alignleft" width="186"] Illustration by Emily Flake[/caption] A government shutdown is looking ever-more inevitable, and the Congressional approval ratings at CP HQ are drifting into the sub-zero zone. While we...
  • 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...
  • Angry residents turn out at Canton Red Line meeting

    Last night the Maryland Transportation Authority hosted its second meeting regarding the maintenance of traffic during construction of the Baltimore Red Line's Downtown East Portal. For several years now, the controversial east-west train line has been...
  • Drug-Dealing Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club Chapter President Wins One, Thanks to Government Error

    He may be doing four years in Maryland prison for possessing with intent to distribute drugs, but 51-year-old Robert Scott Grieninger, Southern Maryland chapter president of the Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club, gets to keep his 2007 Harley Davidson Street...
  • MO'M's Weekend in New Hampshire

    Governor Martin O'Malley's campaign machine sends this video today and encourages us to "share it with your friends." And so we do but, having pondered the first 10 seconds of it, we also have to ask: did Baltimore's former mayor, the man who claims to...