As it was buried deep in the paper and on the web site, missed this Friday. Baltimore cops shoot two, kill one.
Missed this, too, from the Afro-American: Prominent black Marylanders denounce Don Schaefer's MBE comments.
Highlights from Friday's Baltimore Business Journal: National Aquarium expansion behind schedule and overbudget;
ImageCafe founder Clarence Wooten trying to start $75 million venture fund;
Profile of Hamilton's Large Art Co. founder Richard Rist;
And local broker Mark D. McGrath gets to manage Ben Stein's money.
From the Capitol, Annapolis' downtown Market House to become a Dean and Deluca.
From Saturday's Sun, a slots legislative update;
Maurice Blackwell trial opens, with Dontee Stokes testifying;
The daily's story on City Paper scoop on the Jada Pinkett Smith/Rice Organization connection;
And, in biz news, Crofton-based Wendy's franchiser DavCo plans to stay private, and John Deere spanks Maryland Port Administration for closing Midwest sales offices.
The must-read from Saturday's Sun, however, is Stephanie Desmon's weekend wrap-up of the prison bus murder, featuring in-depth profiles of both victim Philip E. Parker Jr. and suspect Kevin G. Johns Jr. The AP's David Dishneau has also been covering this story well; here's his wrap-up, via Wash Times, on several Maryland prison system murders in the past year or so.
Sunday news: Terps win! Terps win! Terps win!
Also from the Sunday Sun, national reporter Paul West on new DNC Chairman Howard Dean;
Cityside columnist Gregory Kane on Blackwell trial;
National reporter Gail Gibson on federal sentencing;
Biz columnist Jay Hancock on Big Sugar;
And ombudsman Paul Moore on the loss of Thomas Friedman's column.
Monday news: Terps lose.
Controversial local construction magnate Willard Hackerman (remember that Southern Md. land sale?) starts up $5 million Hopkins scholarship program for Poly students.