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Author Archives: Andy Marso

Rawlings-Blake, Bealefeld announce results of shooting investigation

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III and James K. "Chips" Stewart from the independent review board held a press conference Thursday afternoon announcing the results of an investigation into a January shooting incident that left an officer and a civilian dead.

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Mayor promises changes following shooting investigation

Video from the press conference Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld promised fast and sweeping changes in Baltimore Police Department training and policies based on the results of an external investigation into a Jan. 9 shooting that ...

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Torbit shooting investigation is complete

It has been nearly 10 months since Baltimore Police Officer William H. Torbit Jr. and 22-year-old Sean Gamble were killed when 41 bullets ripped through the early-morning darkness outside the Select Lounge nightclub. Now, the city may find out more ...

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The legal horrors of Halloween

Matthew P. Woods was sitting in his Towson law office in March 2007 when a scary story came across his desk. There were no ghouls, vampires or undead serial killers involved, but enough questions of liability to send chills down ...

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Shopping malls aim for the right reaction on Halloween

Halloween celebrations are an annual tradition for malls nationwide, but as business establishments malls face a higher standard of premises liability than homeowners. Handing out candy, as Hunt Valley Towne Center did Friday, is unlikely to cause much trouble. Steven ...

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