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‘No Trespass’ Policy Revisited

A trespass policy for public housing in Frederick that virtually banned all visitors will be significantly revised following an agreement reached yesterday that settled a 1998 lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.The City of Frederick, its police department ...

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Top Court Affirms Pagotto’s InnocenceEvidence that Sergeant Stephen Pagotto violated Baltimore City Police Department guidelines on firearms handling was not enough to support his conviction for the involuntary manslaughter of Preston Barnes, the Court of Appeals affirmed in an opinion ...

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An Active Retirement for Thieme

[IMGCAP(1)]Friends and associates of Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr., who retired yesterday after serving four years on the Court of Special Appeals, said they’ll miss the judge — that is, if he ever leaves.That’s because Thieme, who reached the mandatory ...

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Lead-Level Discrimination Suit Settled

Two Baltimore mothers and the non-profit fair-housing group Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. settled have their suit against Northern Brokerage Co. for refusing to rent to families with young children who have high levels of lead in their blood.As part of the ...

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Synagogue Backers State Their Case

A judge is set to rule today on whether to grant injunctive relief to three dozen households in Baltimore’s Fallstaff community in their bid to keep a congregation of Orthodox Jews from opening a synagogue in their neighborhood.The Fallstaff homeowners ...

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