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Author Archives: Brendan Kearney

Taverns’ pay deal on hold as judge looks into legal fees

A judge in Baltimore has held up the $115,000 settlement of a labor lawsuit against a Federal Hill tavern owner because the portion earmarked for the plaintiffs’ lawyer — $100,000 — was not well-documented and “likely not reasonable.” Judge Richard ...

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Deon Johnson, charged with attempted murder, insists he’s a victim of police retaliation

To hear him tell the story, West Baltimore teen Deon Johnson was an up-and-coming boxer, hoping to punch his ticket to next summer’s Olympic Games in London. His boxing coach was equally optimistic, fondly recalling Johnson’s jab, his movement in ...

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Settling into a teachable moment with Baltimore police

George Nilson had had enough. Enough of the same kinds of police misconduct allegations year after year, enough fix-it talk without follow-up within his Baltimore City Law Department, and perhaps enough calls from the media and City Council members about ...

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