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Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

December 15, 2011
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Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

Federal District Court Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced former Baltimore defense attorney Stanley H. Needleman to a year in federal prison and fined him $10,000 on Thursday after a nearly three-hour hearing in which lawyers and former judges from Baltimore sang Needleman’s praises. “I always found him completely honest,” retired Baltimore County Circuit Court...
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Stanley Needleman Charged With Financial Crimes

August 30, 2011
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Stanley Needleman Charged With Financial Crimes

Federal criminal charges against prominent Baltimore criminal-defense attorney Stanley Needleman, filed Aug. 16 in Maryland U.S. District Court and kept under seal until yesterday afternoon, accuse him of tax evasion and currency structuring. A phone message left at Needleman’s office this morning, asking for comment, was not immediately returned. The docket in the case...
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Beans and Bread Delayed Again

June 23, 2011
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Beans and Bread Delayed Again

A long-planned expansion of a homeless services center in Upper Fells Point was delayed again on June 22 after a zoning appeal. Neighbors of Beans and Bread, who have fought a planned 7,000-square-foot expansion for years, objected to revised plans that added nearly 500 square feet of additional space to the project after city...
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 9, 2001

May 11, 2011
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The two-pack of features is Jay Ulfelder, exploring what Carroll County is doing to prevent school violence, and Eileen Murphy, looking at what Baltimore’s public library problems mean for libraries in general. In Mobtown Beat, Michael Anft focuses on a possible documentary film about the McElderry Park neighborhood. The Nose searches for the lost...
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 7, 2001

March 10, 2011
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 7, 2001

Molly Rath’s feature looks at what makes Father Charles Anthony Hall Middle School tick. Mobtown Beat is Van Smith on a contributory negligence bill under consideration in Annapolis. The Nose tries to sort out the future of the Rotunda movie theater. Tom Chalkley’s Media Circus condones WBAL-TV reporter Jayne Miller’s double life as a...
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Mysterious “Corrupt-istan”

September 7, 2010
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The New York Times’ Dexter Filkins weighed in on Sept. 4 with a strange Week in Review piece on Afghan corruption. It reads rather like setting out the equation 2+2=? and carrying on as if it’s Fermat’s Last Theorem. To explain why the United States supports the drug-running, kleptocratic leaders of “Corrupt-istan,” Filkins explicates...
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Goldman’s Switcharoo on AIG

June 30, 2010
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Goldman’s Switcharoo on AIG

As AIG’s former wonderboy, Joe Cassano, tells congress that he regrets nothing and by the way, is still right, Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story of the New York Times are telling us something we didn’t already know about the $180 billion AIG bailout.  No, not that it really was meant to benefit a few...
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March 29, 2000

March 29, 2010
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March 29, 2000

Molly Rath’s feature, “Swimming with Sharks,” reveals a nascent credit crisis from a decade ago, when homeowners in Baltimore’s poorest neighborhoods were underwater from refinancing packages sold by subprime lenders. In Mobtown Beat, Brian Simpson reports on the city’s efforts to back up police crackdowns with neighborhood services, and Eileen Murphy notes an exodus...
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March 15, 2000

March 16, 2010
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March 15, 2000

Tom Chalkley’s feature considers Frederick Douglass’ legacy in Baltimore, where ambivalence about the city’s slave-trade legacy continues. The piece includes insights from a man who calls himself Frederick Douglass IV, who, it later came to light, falsely portrayed himself as the famous abolitionist’s great-great-grandson. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen showcases AIDS-prevention group Positive Voices,...
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Feb. 16, 2000

February 16, 2010
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Feb. 16, 2000

Brennen Jensen, in one of this week’s two features, learns bar-room history from the famous matron of Club Charles, Esther Martin: “‘Esther did the right thing,’ Waters says. “‘She changed it from the scariest bar in Baltimore into the coolest.’” In the other feature, Molly Rath’s “Education Inc.,” two private companies looking to...
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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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The Tenth Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference Takes the Bus

October 9, 2009
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The Tenth Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference Takes the Bus

F. Scott Fitzgerald conference attendees at the Mencken House | Image by Chris Landers The crowd at the 10th annual conference of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society that gathered in Baltimore Sept. 30-Oct. 3 was older, but not uniformly so, and perhaps a bit tweedy, but not entirely. The society’s vice-president, Kirk Curnutt, a...
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