Author Archives: Brendan Kearney

Riverkeeper challenges approval of Woodmore project

The Patuxent Riverkeeper has filed suit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protest the agency’s recent approval of Woodmore Towne Centre, a 245-acre mixed-use project in Prince George’s County just outside the Washington Beltway. The watershed advocacy group ...

Read More »

Without public outcry, there is no public information?

After Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake introduced the city’s new health commissioner at a press conference Wednesday morning, I approached the mayor to ask about her vote to approve a $200,000 settlement payment to an anonymous plaintiff regarding a mysterious, mistaken ...

Read More »

A welcome break

An exasperated Michael McCrary was on the witness stand in Baltimore City Circuit Court for what seemed like the umpteenth time Tuesday afternoon. As he attempted to answer his attorney’s questions about the various corporate documents and e-mails that prove ...

Read More »

Judge trims suit by K-Swift’s parents

A federal judge has largely denied motions to dismiss the fraud and trademark lawsuit brought by the parents of the late Baltimore DJ K-Swift against her former managers and their lawyer. Juanita and Joseph Edgerton claim Shawn Caesar and Scott ...

Read More »

Worcester County settles e-booking suits

Worcester County is settling its hotel occupancy tax lawsuit against Priceline.com and several other e-booking websites, the first of three Maryland jurisdictions to resolve its claim. A lawyer for the defendant companies announced the “settlement in principle” in a letter ...

Read More »