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Author Archives: Heather Cobun

Heather Cobun is the trial courts reporter at The Daily Record. Got news? Call her at (443) 524-8191. Follow her on Twitter: @hcobun.

Baltimore spending panel to consider $150K settlement for police shooting (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is scheduled to consider Wednesday a $150,000 settlement with a physically and mentally disabled man who allegedly was wielding a knife when he was allegedly shot by a city police officer in 2012. David Yim ...

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Baltimore judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuits over Select Lounge shooting (access required)

A Baltimore City Circuit judge has dismissed wrongful death actions against Baltimore police officers for a 2011 incident that killed two men, including a plainclothes officer, outside the Select Lounge. Judge Videtta A. Brown granted a motion for judgment of ...

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Fight over ‘Shorebilly’ mark wages on (access required)

Six months after a federal judge threw out an Ocean City-based trademark lawsuit over the term “Shorebilly” and cancelled the plaintiff’s mark, the prevailing party is still seeking to have a $30,000 judgment satisfied while also questioning the legality of the ...

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Praise, questions on Baltimore City Detention Center closing (access required)

Baltimore City Detention Center

The beleaguered Baltimore City Detention Center will close its doors immediately, and advocates for prison reform as well as defense attorneys are hoping the hundreds of inmates slated to be relocated will find better conditions wherever they end up. Gov. ...

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