Author Archives: Albert Phillips

  • Charm City Blues

    It’s been a rough year for the image of Baltimore law enforcement and 2013 is not even half over. Consider: *May 9: A teenage prostitute is arrested in an undercover sting at a hotel near BWI. The man who allegedly drove her there was waiting outside. His identity? Her husband, a ...

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  • NFL Player Empowers Baltimore Boys through Youth Academy

    A Virginia Tech football star and former NFL player is using his knowledge of professional sports and commitment to education to mentor young boys in Baltimore. In 2011, Keion Carpenter, along with former pro football players Bryant Johnson and Aaron Maybin, established Shutdown Academy. ...

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  • Retired Officer Builds Human-like Robot from Appliances

    As a boy, Mark Haygood disassembled and attempted to rebuild his mother’s household gadgets, including radios and hair dryers. A combination of trial and error in building and a passion for science-fiction led him to create HEX, a four-foot, three-inch, 50-pound, full-sized humanoid ...

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