In the feature, Terrie Snyder talks,, with former Baltimore Police Commissioner. Linked to thisSt. Petersburg Times--Norris now lives in the Tampa area--some days ago, but it's worth another look.Both Political Animaland longtimeCPwritereulogizeveteran newsman/commentator Bob Lopez, who died of lung cancer May 22 at the age of 52. For more on Lopez, check out Kevin Cowherd'sand Dan Rodricks'inThe Sun. More appreciations can be found atand the.Also in Mobtown Beat, The Nosewith a report on the fate of the gay-rights legislation passed in the General Assembly earlier this year: two vetoes from the, one signature. For more details, check out Andrew A. Green'sinThe Sunand . The daily follows up with Green'son the future of gay-rights legislation in Maryland (Gov. Bob Ehrlich claims he's seeking a compromise on medical decisions), and, in whichand other enlightened souls say they've abandoned their quest for a referendum to kill the aforementioned bills.For reaction, theWashington Times'and's Dan Furmansky'sSunprovide some contrast. Oh, and Kevin Naff'sinWashington Blade--predictably calling for voters to get rid of Ehrlich next year--is nonetheless a good read.Finally, in the A&E section, J. Bowerswith local shock-rock band.