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  • X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: August 21, 2002

    Tom Chalkley's feature is a zoological field guide to Baltimore politics. In Mobtown Beat, Charles Cohen examines community resistance to a biotechnology park that would dislocate East Baltimore homeowners. The Nose notes renovations underway at the long-...
  • X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Dec. 25, 2002

    The 2002 People Who Died issue salutes comics artist John Buscema, album-cover artist Mati Klarwein, movie reviewer Howard Thompson, Barbie creator Ruth Handler, Nancy Drew writer Mildred Benson, father of the Frisbee Ed Headrick, country songwriter...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: February 19, 2003

    Alejandro Danois' feature profiles Butch Beard, men's basketball head coach at Morgan State University. The photo-feature by Kent Bye and Uli Loskot focuses on three war-related events: the "Bomb Saddam Party" at the Thunder Dome in Brooklyn and anti-...
  • Misfortune mounts on ill-fated "party" ride

    Not like it really needs saying, but: Don't take pills and drive, especially if you're traveling with heroin and lots of cash and don't have a job. To drive the point home, consider the case of 49-year-old Sandra Diane Rust and 50-year-old Samuel...
  • Explore the many ways to celebrate American Craft Beer Week

    This week marks the celebration of a made-up marketing gimmick, but one that's a little easier to swallow than many: American Craft Beer Week, from May 13-19. High-end beer-drinking opportunities abound. Old standby Max's Taphouse highlights a different...
  • Train derailment in Rosedale causes building collapses and road closures

    [caption id="attachment_16775" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo by Noah Scialom[/caption] The Baltimore County Police and Fire Department Twitter feeds are reporting that "Several buildings collapsed at site of train derailment" and explosion at...
  • UPDATE: CSX train collision with commercial truck caused derailment, explosion

    [caption id="attachment_16775" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo by Noah Scialom[/caption] A CSX freight train collided with a tractor trailer truck Tuesday afternoon, derailing the 15 car train, which, according to CSX, was carrying sodium chlorate,...
  • Pot seed prompts Baltimore County arrest, seizure of $105,000 in cash

    A man driving in Baltimore County in a 1997 Lexus with Texas plates in January was arrested for pot possession after a weed seed was found in the car, according to court documents. Also in the car was a lot of cash – more than $105,000 – which...
  • Recent Baltimore murder victim was interviewed in Al Jazeera documentary

    In Educating Black Boys, a 2012 Al Jazeera documentary by correspondent Tony Harris, Eddie Blick Jr., then a Baltimore high-school senior, talks about how he likes math more than reading. On Nov. 14, Blick was shot repeatedly while walking along the...
  • Money-laundering case sheds new light on Maryland’s grease-theft economy

    Law enforcers have been moving in on people who make money by stealing and selling used cooking oil from behind restaurants, as City Paper reported in an in-depth story last fall. The latest wrinkle in a federally prosecuted probe conducted by Baltimore...
  • The Hennessy Heist

    [caption id="attachment_20699" align="alignleft" width="139"] Half full? Hardly.[/caption] It was a little blurb in the Sun's police blotter yesterday: On Sunday morning, March 16 at about 5 a.m., someone stole a truck full of cognac on the 7000 block...
  • Interns to the rescue?

    [caption id="attachment_21020" align="alignleft" width="256"] Jon Cardin's Twitter photo[/caption] Because paying actual lawyers and/or judges to do their jobs as the constitution requires is, apparently, a non-starter, Del. Jon Cardin (D-Baltimore...