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Murder Ink Updates

January 6, 2010
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The murder of Roger Dennis, a 25-year-old African-American man, has been closed by exception. Dennis was shot in the 1900 block of West North Avenue in 1997. He died on Aug. 1, 2008. The man police believe was responsible for Dennis’ death has died. The March 6, 2009 murder of Herbert Carsten Jr, a...
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Murder Ink Update

October 21, 2009
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In this week’s Murder Ink, we reported on the sentence Melanie Blevins, a 23-year-old Caucasian woman, received after she pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of her infant son. Blevins gave birth to the boy in a bathroom on Oct. 4, 2008. The baby was born alive, but Blevins put him in...
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Murder Stats? What Murder Stats?

June 22, 2012
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Murder Stats? What Murder Stats?

Former Assistant States Attorney Page Croyder has added some insight to the question of the city’s murder clearance rate–and State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein’s role in that–in a June 20 post on her own blog. We pointed to David Simon’s epic blog post on the subject here, adding links to the actual work the Sun...
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David Simon to Gregg Bernstein: Take Responsibility For Those Murders

June 20, 2012
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David Simon to Gregg Bernstein: Take Responsibility For Those Murders

David Simon has a must-read post on his blog about a statistic seldom discussed these days. The number in question: 70. That’s the number of people Baltimore prosecutors charged with murder in 2011–a year when there were 198 murders overall. That’s bad, but it’s especially important because it’s much worse that the years prior,...
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The Wire vs. Midsomer Murders

August 27, 2009
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Update: We got punked. See comments section below. To prove that there is more to Baltimore than TV wants to show you, Visit Baltimore some British blogger (see below) recently put up a YouTube video comparing The Wire (HBO’s Baltimore-based crime drama) to Midsomer Murders (which is apparently a British crime show based in...
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Murder Ink Map, Upgraded

January 23, 2008
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We’ve updated the map that accompanies Murder Ink, the weekly column by Anna Ditkoff that has detailed every murder in Baltimore since January 2006. We have a couple more upgrades planned for the map, which you can see here, including the ability to sort by age and search by keyword. You can currently search...
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X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: Oct. 30, 2002

October 31, 2012
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The features are: Ooh, Scary!, CP’s Halloween masks; CP’s endorsements for the general election; and Terrie Snyder on why some murders count more than others. In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba examines a New Shiloh Baptist Church community-development project and Van Smith raises security concerns about computer voting in Maryland and elsewhere. The Nose peruses...
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Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

September 18, 2012
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Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

Baltimore States Attorney Gregg Bernstein has yet to explain why his agency promulgated new rules more than a year ago that have resulted in far fewer homicide cases being prosecuted by his office than under his predecessor. When we left him in August,  Bernstein and his capable spokespeople were satisfied to mislead a reporter...
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News Hole

March 1, 2005
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End of an Era? The Sun business desk asks whether the Federated-May merger means the end of Hecht’s, a company with a 148-year history in Baltimore. The Washington Post‘s crew does the same. Answer: Quite possibly. Politics: Missed it yesterday, but this “Between the Lines” column from The Sun had some interesting tidbits, especially...
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News Hole

February 24, 2005
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Crime and Punishment: Three guards fired, two others disciplined in relation to the strangling death of Philip E. Parker Jr. on a prison bus. (The Sun‘s minisite.) And the story from the AP, which has also been covering this story well. By a Length: House Ways and Means votes 13-5-3 on slots bill, meaning...
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News Hole

February 14, 2005
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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...
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Source Found

February 9, 2005
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For those who had been doubting the Mayor O’Malley marriage rumors—like us—but wondering what the source was, wonder no longer. It was Gov. Ehrlich associate Joseph Steffen, director of communications at the Maryland Insurance Administration, who posted the rumors on FreeRepublic.com. He resigned. Sun story; Post story. Money quote: Steffen says of the guv’s...
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