| Mar 5, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, 31. Grew up dealing drugs in East Baltimore and at age 14 killed a youth in a fight. On HBO series "The Wire," played an enforcer for drug organization. Arrested last year as part of a drug sweep and pleaded guilty to conspiracy...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill of a surgeon's...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:55 AM
David Simon has returned to the pages of his old newspaper with a compelling look back at a Baltimore police officer wounded in the drug war, and now in need of help himself. The blind Gene Cassidy, shot twice in the head in 1987, still works at the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Howard County doesn't have the sailing tradition of Annapolis, the boardwalk of Ocean City or the storied battlefields of Gettysburg. But it does have a prime spot between two big cities, a historic downtown, miles of mountain biking trails and plenty...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Talitha Simeona-Stewart flicked her pen across a student's paper as she stood in the line of people in dark suits.
She didn't look it, but the eighth-grade English teacher from Millersville was nervous because she had never even tried out for a play,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:01 AM
In a battle of the television behemoths, it came down to Baltimore versus New Jersey.
Or was it street thugs versus the mafia?
Maybe was just Omar against Tony.
In any event, the website Vulture.com has had some fun recently, March Madness style,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Should juries vote "not guilty" on low-level marijuana charges to send a message about our country's insane marijuana arrest policy?
Jury nullification is a constitutional doctrine that allows juries to acquit defendants who are technically guilty but...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Television series such as "The Wire" offered up a gritty vision of Baltimore as a fading metropolis where murder and mayhem are daily hazards of urban life. Throw in a measure of endemic family dysfunction, political corruption and a substance abuse...
| Jan 2, 2012
On a recent afternoon, Rick Kain stood on a homemade wooden platform 30 feet above a leafy hill in the woods behind his Woodbine home, grinning as he strapped himself into rappelling gear.
Then he turned his back to the platform's edge, skipped off...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:13 AM
"House of Cards," a political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David Fincher, will be filmed in Baltimore starting this spring, it was confirmed Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The production, which involves 13 one-hour episodes for...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:55 PM
When Antonio Malone needed $15,000 to pay off the assailants who stormed his West Baltimore rowhouse and demanded money and heroin, a gang leader told him exactly where to go. Police say he was sent to a 12th floor apartment at The Redwood, the home of...