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  • A 65-year-old man was fatally stabbed and 3 teens were shot overnight in separate incidents, Baltimore police say

    06/28/2020 10:43:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    baltimoresun.com ^ | 6/28/2020 | Nick DiMarco
    Baltimore Police Sunday morning reported four separate incidents from overnight including the killing of a 65-year-old man and three shootings that left two teenage boys and an 18-year-old woman injured. The 65-year-old man was found suffering from stab wounds in the 300 block of West Saratoga Street around 1:21 a.m. before he was transported to Shock Trauma where he later died, police said. Police did not name the victim Sunday morning. Authorities said he was attacked by two men, but did not provide a thorough description of the suspects.
  • Don’t Abolish The Police Procedural Entertainment

    06/08/2020 8:13:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 8, 2020 | Paulina Enck
    As the protests condemning the tragic death of George Floyd continue and the opportunistic riots rage on, the media has turned against the entire concept of the police with a vengeance. As such, several media outlets have decided to attack a staple of the American television landscape – police procedurals. With recent unjust demonization of the police as a whole becoming a popular political stance from the woke crowd, their positive portrayal on television has come under fire. Some have argued that the issue with this sub-genre of shows is their focus on the perspectives of their police protagonists at...
  • ‘The Wire’ creator accidentally proves Trump’s Baltimore tweets are right in epic backfire

    07/28/2019 10:08:54 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 46 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | July 28, 2019 | Samantha Chang
    David Simon, creator of the HBO crime series “The Wire,” accidentally proved that President Trump’s tweets about West Baltimore being dangerous were correct when he said Trump would “wet himself” if he “actually visited West Baltimore for five minutes.” Like other liberals suffering from pathological Trump Derangement Syndrome, Simon accidentally dunked on himself yesterday while trying to dunk on Trump.
  • HBO’s “The Wire” Earns Credits

    11/02/2009 7:24:14 PM PST · by Mr. Blonde · 5 replies · 406+ views
    Harvard Crimson ^ | Oct. 30, 2009 | STEPHANIE B. GARLOCK
    Harvard students will be able to watch the “The Wire” for class credit next year. At a panel last night, stars of the HBO hit series joined Harvard professors in discussing the applications of the show—which depicts the struggles of urban life in Baltimore—in understanding and combating real urban social issues. “‘The Wire’ has done more to enhance our understanding of the systemic urban inequality that constrains the lives of the poor than any published study” Sociology Professor William J. Wilson said. African American studies chair Professor Evelyn B. Higginbotham said that there would be a new course in which...