Saturday, July 2, 2011

The murder of Melody Smith

A behind the scenes look at the murder of Melody Smith.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

So upsetting

The woman found murdered at the Welcome Inn Apartments with her 4-year-old daughter was a witness in an upcoming city case.


Patch has your Northern-District robberies

Julie Bykowicz talks Same-Sex Marriage bills, NY vs MD

A-town court employee's civil suit for alleged violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act reaches SCOTUS

Jurors stick it to the man with punitive damages for Exxon in the lastest twist in the epic case of Jacksonville's leaky service station

New term of the day: SLAPP suit (thanks CO), a BS suit brought to punish someone for griping about the government (fait attention, Belinda Conaway...)

.. and Cafe Hon's Denise Whiting has been granted a restraining order against protestor Steve Akers... & it looks like Akers' Boycott Cafe Hon & No One Owns Hon Hon FB pages have been taken down?

Monday, June 27, 2011

The fading “exclusionary rule”

Interesting SCOTUS Blog post about how the Supreme Court has slowly been whittling away at the Exclusionary Rule.

Why Do We Kill?

Former homicide detective Kelvin Sewell and IV reporter Stephen Janis try to answer that question in their new book which includes the inside scoop on some of the city's worst homicide cases

You Tell 'em Marta Mossburg

Marta Mossburg muses on the raison d'ĂȘtre of the Baltimore Development Corporation: "Is it for the sake of taxpayers or for the sake of itself and a few developers who have benefitted at the same time the city sheds thousands of jobs each year?"