Tag Archives: david simon

David Simon is Right, “It is a lie”


Whenever we are faced with yet another shooting of an unarmed African-American by law enforcement, my mind flashes back to this passage in David Simon’s book, ‘Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets’. It, of course, references a police-involved shooting … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, baltimore police, Baltimore Sun, Books, crime, david simon, Homicide Life on the street, Maryland, media, murder, tom pellegrini, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Somber Moment in West Baltimore


If you write a blog, you know that your blog host keeps tabs on your views or hits.  This statistical posting also includes which blog entries that you’ve written receive the most traffic.  It’s kind of mind-blowing, really, because the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Baltimore Homicide Icon, Terrence Mclarney Replaced as Head of Murder Police


Appparently, McLarney left his car in a ditch back in March, which might be a symptom of a larger personal issue.  I will say that T.P. Mclarney was definitely one of my favorites from David Simon’s “Homicide: A Year on … Continue reading

Posted in actors, art, baltimore, baltimore history, baltimore police, Baltimore Sun Newspaper, baltimore tourism, Carberry, celebrities, crime, drugs, film directors, film in Baltimore, film locations, history, Homicide Life on the street, life, literature, maryland history, md, media, movies, murder, NBC, photography, phylicia barnes, society, Terrence McLarney Baltimore Police, tom pellegrini, tourism, TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Timeline: The search for Phylicia Barnes


Yesterday, the body of Phylicia Barnes was found floating amidst the flotsam in the waters feeding the Conowingo Dam.  Like so many, I have spent more than a little time thinking about her disappearance.  I live approximately 3 miles from … Continue reading

Posted in baltimore, baltimore history, baltimore police, Baltimore Sun Newspaper, crime, film in Baltimore, film locations, Homicide Life on the street, literature, maryland history, md, media, murder, NBC, phylicia barnes, railroads, tom pellegrini, TV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment