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Valentine's Day

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  • Rosenstein: Federal prosecutors did the right thing in crack cases

    The U.S. Attorney's Office approves reduced sentences for criminals who deserve them, but with the caveat that some crack cocaine dealers seeking early release from federal prison are violent. The Sun obscures the issue by claiming that federal crack guidelines led to convictions of "hundreds of thousands of petty offenders who were sentenced to long prison terms" ("Crack and the courts," Dec. 1). The truth is that only a few hundred Maryland drug dealers are eligible for sentence reductions. Most are far from petty offenders, and many belong to organizations that foment violence and terrorize law-abiding citizens.
  • The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    On this frigid morning, in an unheated brick garage at 2122 N. Clark St., seven men were lined up against a whitewashed wall and pumped with 90 bullets from submachine guns, shotguns and a revolver. It was the most infamous of all gangland slayings in...

    Omarr's daily astrological forecast for 02/14/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Erica Leerhsen was born in New York City today in 1976. This birthday gal has appeared in such films as "Phobia," "Mozart and the Whale" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." On the small screen, she's appeared on episodes of "Person of...

    In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...

    Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life

    Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life
    The title character and narrator of Renee Rosen's new novel, "Dollface," is eager for action. "My mother … was used to me stirring up trouble," says Vera Abramowitz. "By the time I turned fifteen I was sick of being too afraid to live. That's...