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  • Former prosecutor Croyder runs against judge known for "subtle sexual harassment"

    Page Croyder, a retired assistant states attorney who for years has blogged about the internal workings of the justice system in Baltimore, announced today that she is running for circuit court judge. "I stand for truth, transparency, and fairness in...
  • Sun ends partnership with conservative political blog

    One of the problems of running a modern American daily newspaper in the current divided political climate is keeping conservative readers happy, especially on the opinion side. Conservative readers have long railed against journalists as inherently...
  • Public Service Commission fines power company $350,000

    False promises, sudden price increases and switching people to their service without even informing them are just three of the violations the Maryland Public Service Commission cited against Starion Energy today, levying a $350,000 fine. Delaware-based...
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Bullshit

    [caption id="attachment_20034" align="alignleft" width="240"] Illustration by Alex Fine[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley delivered his final State of the State address this morning. It did not disappoint, so full was it of measures and metrics and, oh...
  • How Clean Currents’ demise is going to cost you

    Clean Currents, a green electricity supplier to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. shut down abruptly on Friday, January 31, leaving a message on its web site: "With deep regret, we have to announce that the recent extreme weather,...
  • Another Governor Guitar Sighting

    Martin O'Malley's office has a history of sending out videos of the governor and frontman for O'Malley's March singing and playing guitar. This week O'Pac—O'Malley's political action group—sends this adorable video: O'Malley's media minder...
  • O'Malley's Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

    O'Malley's Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected
    [caption id="attachment_21523" align="alignleft" width="300"] O'Malley's AMA: Not pretty[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley followed the well-trod path to Presidential Viability this morning with an "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on the highly-relevant web...
  • Two men want detectives made famous by David Simon to pay after flawed murder convictions put them in prison for decades

    James Owens is angry. "I get pissed off every time I think about this," the 53-year-old from Southeast Baltimore declares, sitting at a conference table in his lawyer's office. "I don't trust the cops," he says, his glasses only slightly shielding the...
  • The Black Guerrilla Family scandal shines spotlight on the prison system's culture of corruption

    The litany of evidence the feds have on Baltimore inmate Tavon White and his Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang describes a conspiracy of sex, drugs, money, and fancy cars involving a harem of correctional officers (COs) at a jail that White, dubbed...
  • A disappearing island shows what rising sea levels mean for the Chesapeake Bay

    My trusty handheld GPS helps keep me safe while kayaking, letting me know precisely where I am on a map. But bringing it along on kayaking trips, it turns out, can serve more than my own personal safety: It's also a useful tool to map the land-devouring...
  • Big Boyz Bail Bonds follows the law. But do they keep their word?

    On hearing the verdict, Herman O. Darr whirls around, mutters loudly and storms out of Courtroom 4. It's a little after 2:30 P.M. on March 1, 2013. Judge Jennifer Etheridge dispatches a bailiff, who hustles to the door and raises his radio, which beeps...
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