Adnan Syed's Murder Case Is Headed to Appeals Court in January

Adnan Syed, who is currently serving a life sentence at a state prison in Western Maryland, will see his case—as recently made famous by Serial—decided by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in January. It will be the second appeals process for Syed, and what his lawyer C. Justin Brown calls his "last best chance at… » 12/01/14 2:30pm 12/01/14 2:30pm

Is This Baltimore Sublet the Cutest Craigslist Ad of All Time?

Weird—I hadn't realized until just now how much I want to sublet a $250 room in Baltimore! If the marketing fairy is reading this post, hurry up and give the virtuoso who wrote this Craigslist ad a job. And if any of you are looking for a cheap, cute room in Baltimore, snap this one up so I can live vicariously… » 6/10/13 8:30pm 6/10/13 8:30pm

Baltimore's Crisis Pregnancy Centers May Be in Trouble

Baltimore was the first city in the country to try to enact truth-in-advertising legislation against crisis pregnancy centers. The faith-based non-profits, which more often than not use deceptive means to try and convince pregnant women not to get abortions, are reeeeeallly good at defending their bullshit tactics in… » 8/15/12 7:10pm 8/15/12 7:10pm

Court Rules in Favor of Crisis Pregnancy Centers' Right to Lie to Women

The end goal of every single one of the thousands of faith-based non-profit crisis pregnancy centers across the country is to convince pregnant women not to get abortions, often through disseminating false medical information (abortion causes breast cancer/suicide/ZOMBIES) and high-pressure counseling. (Jesus died so… » 6/29/12 11:10am 6/29/12 11:10am