City Paper is not for tourists
Testimony resumes this morning in the much anticipated trial of three men accused of covering up the 2006 killing of attorney Robert Wone. (Read our coverage of the prosecution and defense teams’ opening arguments here and here.)
The Examiner‘s Harry Jaffe calls it “the hottest ticket for courtroom drama in town.” Albeit not the only one: just down the hall, in courtroom 320, John “Baby J” Foreman is facing a first-degree murder rap, as Jaffe found out when he showed up too late to grab a seat for the overcrowded Wone trial. Not that he’s complaining: “‘The Wire’ ain’t got nothing on this case…. for gritty drama, I got the better seat.”
Home sales remain brisk on the 1500 block of Swann. Either the home of the recently ID’d W-5, Scott Hixson, is under contract, or the unit adjacent to him will change hands.