Category Archives: Murder

Bowie, MD Man beats mother to death with rolling pin

By Matt Zapotosky and Julie Zauzmer (Washington Post, 9/18/2015) A Bowie man accused of beating his mother with a rolling pin has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in connection with the brutal attack that police say caused the … Continue reading

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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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Hello Baltimore! Once again, we’re in the national spotlight for sex, drugs, murder and corruption! In this week’s New Yorker magazine (pictured left), legal columnist Jeffrey Toobin rehashes the embarrassing scandal of Tavon White, the Black Guerilla Family gang (and … Continue reading

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Dylan’s Baltimore Song Still Raising Cane 50 Years Later

by Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) (October 23, 2013) – The northwest corner of Baltimore and Calvert streets, where the main office of the SunTrust Bank now stands, was the setting for one of Bob Dylan‘s best songs and one … Continue reading

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