Category Archives: Crime

True Detective Stories from the Annals of the Maryland Police

28 Articles by Alexander Gifford in the “Baltimore News-Post” and “Baltimore American” from April 13-June 3, 1936 In the spring of 1936, legendary reporter-broadcaster Alexander Gifford selected 28 of the most sensational turn-of-the-century crime stories culled from Baltimore and Maryland … Continue reading

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“Drugs, Inc.” looks at Baltimore in “The High Wire”

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less, August 29, 2014) This week, National Geographic Channel‘s Drugs, Inc. television series aired its Baltimore episode, “The High Wire.” The show characterized Baltimore as the heroin capital of America, with its ever-growing drug problems … Continue reading

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Baltimore Man Attacked with Medieval Weapon in Patterson Park

Man in Patterson Park attacked with medieval weapon By Justin Fenton (Baltimore Sun, 8/4/2014) A 41-year-old man told Baltimore Police he was attacked in a robbery try by a group of teenagers – one who was wielding a medieval weapon. … Continue reading

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