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  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession

    Baltimore County police department employee charged with marijuana possession
    Baltimore County police have charged a civilian employee who worked in the department's Criminal Investigation Division after detectives found marijuana in her home Wednesday. Investigators searched the home of Susan M. Burke on Glenback Avenue in...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges

    Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges
    The founder of a Baltimore County-based company that provided insurance to nightclubs and bars who was previously charged with misleading regulators now faces additional charges. The new charges of wire fraud and money laundering mean Jeffrey Cohen,...
  • Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality

    Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake criticized the Police Department's handling of a high-profile police brutality investigation on Wednesday, and said she had directed the police commissioner to develop a "comprehensive" plan to address brutality in the...
  • Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud

    Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud
    The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
  • Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video

    Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video
    A South Baltimore man filed a lawsuit Monday against a city police officer, accusing the officer of punching him repeatedly during a June arrest — an incident that was captured on video. Kollin Truss and Officer Vincent E. Cosom argued a few...
  • Looking Out: Judge says LGBT foster summit a success

    Looking Out: Judge says LGBT foster summit a success
    A Harford County judge who helped lead this week's Maryland Judiciary summit on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the state's foster care system said the event was a success and could lead to substantive improvements in the future....
  • Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation

    Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has written a memo to NFL team executives today detailing the league's investigation into former Ravens running back Ray Rice's domestic violence incident. Rice was suspended indefinitely Monday by the NFL and the Ravens...
  • Ravens, NFL get it wrong — again

    Ravens, NFL get it wrong — again
    I am so angry right now, I should get a two-game suspension. The National Football League and the Baltimore Ravens have sacrificed running back Ray Rice on the altar of their public image. His firing was cynical and expedient and has absolutely...
  • Neverdon loses again as he strives for place on November ballot

    Neverdon loses again as he strives for place on November ballot
    Veteran defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. has lost another battle in his effort to get his name on the November ballot as a candidate for Baltimore state's attorney. Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin P. Welch ruled against Neverdon on Tuesday in...
  • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti writes in letter, 'we let you down' in handling Rice incident

    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti writes in letter, 'we let you down' in handling Rice incident
    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is sending the following letter to Ravens personal seat license holders, suite owners and sponsors in response to the team's handling of the Ray Rice incident:   Sept. 9, 2014 Dear Ravens Stakeholder: You deserve an...