Saturday, July 16, 2005

July 16

Four young men were shot on Thursday, three were seriously wounded and one, Eugene Carr, age 23, was killed.

There's an easy-to-support proposition: Joe Curran wants the state of Maryland to monitor all of its 4,343 violent sexual offenders for life. But Joe is not backing his son-in-law on the city's request to join a suit against the state officials who run central booking.

Olympic medalist and Escalade-driving felon Michael Phelps is "Older, Wiser."

And from Editor & Publisher: alternative crime reporting is the new happening thing for small publications (Ditkoff of the CP is interviewed).

A boring essay in the Sun about statistics-- who wrote that yawnfest?

Friday, July 15, 2005

July 15

The jury is out in the Mexican immigrant-child-murder-Espinoza case.

It seems like as the weather heats up, so do the thefts and shootings.

Former Southern District officer and father of two Gerald Goode got a five-year suspended jail term for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

July 12

More on the Espinoza murder trial (which the Sun is calling the "Falstaff killings" for the name of the apartment complex). The children's mother testified yesterday.

A horrible tale of a toddler killed in foster care while his mother was in the witness protection program.

A suspicious character walked onto the BWI airfield.

Royal Farm RobberAnne Arundel police are looking for a man (left) who's been going around robbing convenience stores.