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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.

Judge denies Salisbury’s motion to dismiss public information lawsuit (access required)

A Wicomico County judge will allow a Maryland Public Information Act lawsuit to go forward after denying Salisbury's motion to dismiss which claimed the city did not possess the requested records about a 2016 excessive force lawsuit settlement and any records would be privileged.

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Harford Co. employees say anti-Muslim bias had no role in building-permit denials (access required)

Harford County employees told a federal judge Wednesday that anti-Muslim bias played no part in the county's denial of permits for an ongoing subdivision being marketed as a retirement community for members of a sect of Islam.

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Witness: Harford Co. town hall meetings on proposed Muslim community a ‘lynch mob’ (access required)

Del. Patrick L. McDonough

When attorney Albert J.A. "Jay" Young attended a town hall meeting in Joppa in September, he wore ripped jeans and a baseball cap so he could sit among attendees and hear what they were saying about a retirement community his clients were marketing to members of their sect of Islam.

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Freddie Gray officers oppose dismissal of civil case against Mosby co-defendant (access required)

The dismissal of a civil suit brought by Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray against Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has no bearing on remaining claims against her co-defendant from the Sheriff's Department, according to a new court filing by the plaintiffs.

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