Friday, November 28, 2008


Domestic killings and police shootings in Baltimore County are apparently free of gender bias.

Donny Moses on a West Baltimore Thanksgiving day triple stabbing: "It was a family gathering, a family argument and a family cutting."

An Arnold man was shot in Annapolis early this morning, and a Hagerstown man was stabbed near the Washington County Hospital.

Hermann on Shock Trauma's attempts to lower DWIs.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

205, 206

An un-ID'd man was fatally shot on St. Lo Dr. near Lake Clifton High School yesterday evening, and police are unsure whether the victim is a teen or adult.

A few hours earlier, a dead man was found in a BMW in Cockeysville.

39-year-old Isiah Benjamin was the man who was fatally shot while sitting in his girlfriend's car in the 6600 block of Eberle Ct. on Saturday night.

Michelle Ha is getting into the Thanksgiving spirit.

Tips on how to shop safe, including "book it to the car and hop in."

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The naked preacher

David Briggs, the alleged nutso who allegedly slashed Aysha Ring's throat, allegedly likes to preach naked. (WJZ has video, but none of it's nekkid.)

Baltimore's schools are as wacky as ever: students attack teachers, parents attack teachers, students attack each other, students attack bathrooms... all we need now is a little bit of teacher-on-teacher action.

Hey, looks like the good folks at North Ave. might be running things at Jessup, too.

The owner of a shady moving company offered to email proof of his company's trustworthiness to Luke B., but the email has yet to arrive.

Ha ha ha, funny funny, ha, that's a good joke. Jackass.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Detectives in the county arrested David Aaron Briggs, 23, for the the murder of Aysha Ring; police say Briggs and Ring didn't know each other.


A quadruple shooting in the Southwest, in the first block of N. Monastery Avenue, and the victims are reportedly all juveniles, & sounds like they're all still alive!

A man shot to death in Worser Waverly.

More on the teen-on-teen murder at William H. Lemmel Middle School

Homicide victim #194 was ID'd as Donte Graham, 21.
#196 was named as Charles Hogans, 45.

What the?! Tenants evicted over management company's unpaid water bills

City jury awards tugboat deckhand $7.1 million

Narcotics, murder, child abuse, kidnapping a minor... all on Wednesday's criminal court docket

"there is a strong undercurrent in this city that the Harris murder was given significant[ly] more attention, resources, and determination than hardly any other murders get. And only the 'connected' have the police on their side."
Or, Mr. Cynicalpants, maybe the crime lab's now cleared the backlog of 24,000 DNA samples they had last year, and these "perps'" samples just happened to be next in line!

Monday, November 24, 2008

Funeral tomorrow

at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on Charles Street for former Baltimore police officer and school teacher Samuel Hicks, killed in the line of duty as an FBI agent in PA.

201, 202, 203

"Three killed in shootings within three hours in Baltimore; fourth victim injured in first shooting"
Adama Diara, 22, was the victim of what police say was an attempted robbery gone bad. The deuce ID's 6 p.m.'s victim as Angelo Ford, 49.

No bail for Timothy Oxendine, 14, accused of stabbing 15-year-old Markel Williams to death behind Lemmel Middle School in West Baltimore

In the county, Aysha Dawn Ring, 24, died after her throat was slashed at Charing Cross Liquors on Saturday, police published a video still of the suspect but say they don't know yet who the guy was or what his motive might have been.

Have you seen any of these three missing Maryland teens?