Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city’s massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas “in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them.” Photo via Flickr user James Case Last week, the beginning of an explosive corruption trial involving eight members of Baltimore’s elite Gun Trace Task Force revealed…

Maryland’s First Black-Owned Oyster Bar to Open Soon in Baltimore

She started out selling char-grilled oysters at local farmers’ markets in Baltimore three years ago, but now Jasmine Norton, an African American female chef and entrepreneur, is opening her first permanent location of The Urban Oyster in April 2019. The restaurant, which will serve oyster dishes in a more laid-back environment, will be the first…