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  • Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?

    Uprising Dispatches: Who is Meech?
    On Monday, May 4, it looked like Penn North—and the city as a whole—might erupt into flames again when there were reports that police had shot a fleeing man in the back. It turns out that no one was shot and that a gun went off as the man tried to dispose of it. But the fact that the man in question was Robert “Meech” Tucker would surely have made things much worse had something serious gone down that day.
  • How 5.9 grams of marijuana landed man in prison for 20 years

    How 5.9 grams of marijuana landed man in prison for 20 years
    When Ronald Hammond appeared in a Baltimore courtroom on a charge of possessing 5.9 grams of marijuana, the judge scoffed at the case. District Judge Askew Gatewood told the prosecutor that "5.9 grams won't roll you a decent joint," according to a...

    Gang member says 'Dixon for mayor!'; she says she's been mulling a run

    Gang member says 'Dixon for mayor!'; she says she's been mulling a run
    The Bloods, Crips, and Black Guerrilla Family—Baltimore's three biggest gangs—are among those unhappy with the leadership of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Flex, a member of the Bloods and an author (under his real name Eric Bowman), says...

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?

    Can a truce between Baltimore's gangs help make the city safer?
    Flex, a member of the Bloods street gang, is sitting on the hood of a taxi in front of Central Booking at the Baltimore City Detention Center, waiting for his brother, who goes by Tragedy, to get out. Both were arrested inside a home the previous night...

    Curfew continues despite objections, calm

    Curfew continues despite objections, calm
    As protests over the death of Freddie Gray continued without major incident and Baltimore police announced an early conclusion to their investigation, civil rights activists and restaurants angled to get the curfew lifted. The American Civil Liberties...