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Baltimore jury awards $70K to man for police assault (access required)

A Baltimore city jury Tuesday night awarded $70,000 to a community activist who alleged he was assaulted in his driveway by police. Abdul Salaam complained to the department after Officers Nicholas David Chapman and Jorge Omar Bernardez-Ruiz pulled him from his car, hogtied and kicked him in his driveway on July 1, 2013, according to attorney ...