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Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit gets 18 years

The oldest member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit was sentenced Friday to 18 ... who had a reputation as a dirty officer stretching back years. Wearing a red jail jumpsuit, the 48-year-old Hersl shrugged in resignation as he was led out of ... read more

A U.S. Officer Returns to Vietnam to Track an Enemy Spy

As the streets narrow ... They were headed back to the States as part of the drawdown of U.S. troops. I would be left alone to run an ongoing operation. I quickly moved to a new house and arranged for a different cover. Soon, I had a steady stream of ... read more

How U.K. Heavyweight Anthony Joshua Plans to Capture America's Attention

On the other end is a fan, FaceTiming from New York ... leaving my ego at the door. Strip me back from everything I once was.ā€ Joshua didnā€™t grow up in the lap of luxury. He used to be familiar with the streets. He was once a partier who used to ... read more

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'Truth' review: Dan Rather and CBS blew it, and so does this movie

Omar Little, scourge of the streets of Baltimore on "The Wire," had some advice that Dan Rather, his producer Mary Mapes and other at CBS News would have been wise to follow ... Mapes' book is the basis for "Truth," an odd new movie about the Bush ... read more


XXXTentacion, Anthony Bourdain and other notable celebrity deaths

We remember these late celebrities for their business acumen and larger-than-life personalities (Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade), the characters they portrayed (Margot Kidder's Lois Lane), their books (Tom ... trends on the streets of New York City, died ... read more

Alec Ross: Tech guru sets his sights on new horizon, becoming Maryland governor

Alec Ross, author and innovator, was on his way to Annapolis in early 2017 to brief state lawmakers about the economic future when he told a friend of his latest high-wire ambition ... century navigating new realms, including Baltimore public school ... read more

In the media, divergent perspectives on Baltimore

Baltimore is an American version of Gaza, with an occupying army of heavily armed police in the streets and military helicopters overhead ... Sorry, everybody knows it's actually "The Wire," with all those boarded-up rowhouses and young men on the corners. read more

Baltimore's failing schools are a tragedy of criminal proportions

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Back in 2005, Emmy-award winning television drama The Wire shined a harsh light ... faced by students out on the mean streets of Baltimore. And while that may be true to some ... read more

Coates' latest book brilliant, but with a glaring omission

(Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun) Karsonya Wise ... book, the deconstruction and examination of the race's fate is limited to the stories and realities of the black male body. This is not a new perspective ā€” but there has always been push-back to the ... read more

Jackson Odell, Anthony Bourdain and other notable celebrity deaths

We remember these late celebrities for their business acumen and larger-than-life personalities (Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade), the characters they portrayed (Margot Kidder's Lois Lane), their books (Tom ... trends on the streets of New York City, died ... read more



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