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  • Revisit 'old-school' police programs

    Revisit 'old-school' police programs
    The recent influx of citizen unrest due to a rash of officer-related homicides has left the American citizenry skeptical of the greater good police departments bring to communities nationwide, especially that of traditionally violent neighborhoods that...
  • Now Streaming: CT In The Movies

    Now Streaming: CT In The Movies
    In this age of instant cinematic gratification, you can log on to Netflix, push the "play" icon, and watch … your own backyard. The Netflix offerings that you can "Watch Instantly" span the globe, the entire history of moviemaking, and every...
  • George Pelecanos' 'Martini Shot' short stories colorful but confined

    George Pelecanos is among our most prolific — and compelling — crime novelists, a writer who evokes his hometown of Washington, D.C., much as Dennis Lehane does with Boston or Michael Connelly Los Angeles: as a character in its own right....
  • Review: 'The Martini Shot' by George Pelecanos

    Review: 'The Martini Shot' by George Pelecanos
    George Pelecanos is widely considered to be one of the best crime novelists going, but he's never fit all that comfortably into the genre. His writing is properly hard-boiled, his heroes are attractively flawed and his villains leave trails of blood...
  • Baltimore police horse bit hand of child in wheelchair, lawsuit says

    Baltimore police horse bit hand of child in wheelchair, lawsuit says
    The incident near the Inner Harbor began with a jubilant 8-year-old reaching from her wheelchair to pet a horse in the Baltimore Police Department's mounted unit. It ended with the horse maiming the girl's hand, according to a $1 million lawsuit filed...
  • Golden Globes: Who will win?

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will have lots of targets in hosting the Golden Globes. They can take aim at Sony, hackers, "The Interview," Bill Cosby and the "Selma" controversy in the three-hour ceremony, which begins at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. That network...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good

    'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good
    Poor Bob. Poor, poor Bob. It's not often that one of the side characters on "The Walking Dead" gets a nice moment. Usually, all the joy, relief, laughter and romance are reserved for Rick, Daryl, Michonne or a select few other favorite characters. The...
  • CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image

    CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image
    Update: Since this post appeared on Nov. 6, Rowe and David Simon, the creator of HBO's "The Wire," have had a back-and-forth on their blogs about the city's image. It started with Rowe's Nov. 6 post below. Read Simon's subsequent post here, and another...
  • PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations. And I...
  • 'Alpha House' Creator Garry Trudeau: Amazon Wants to Rival HBO Originals

    Garry Trudeau, who has inked the politically charged "Doonesbury" comic strip since 1970, has found himself in the vanguard of over-the-top TV programming. Trudeau's "Alpha House," a political satire starring John Goodman as a senator rooming with...
  • 'The Affair' Will Shatter Your Own Comfort Zone

    'The Affair' Will Shatter Your Own Comfort Zone
    Want to watch something really scary? Want to see something on television that's practically guaranteed to keep you and your spouse awake, lying rigidly next to each other in bed and attentive to clues about whether anything wicked is lurking outside your...