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Airfield’s Neighbors Win Dismissal

The owners of land adjacent to an airfield in Prince George’s County bear no possible responsibility for a fatal crash that occurred there in 1998, a federal judge in Baltimore has ruled.Maureen Walsh, one of two passengers who survived the ...

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Chief Judge Robert C. Murphy, 74

Kathy M. Blue has a very good idea of how her father spent his first day in the hereafter.[IMGCAP(1)]“Judge Sweeney picked him up at the gates in a golf cart, and they spent the morning on the front nine,” she ...

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Councilman’s Sex Abuse Conviction StandsThe Maryland Court of Special Appeals yesterday upheld a former Havre de Grace councilman’s convictions for sexually abusing a boy 20 years ago. The decision was the second handed down by the court in the case ...

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Mayor Declines Ex-Cop’s ChallengeBaltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley has apparently decided not to accept a former police officer’s challenge to “step out from behind his lawyers” and testify about a report he authored as a city councilman on disparate discipline practices ...

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Chicago Treasurer Admits Fraud, Steps DownThe Chicago city treasurer, who went to prison for a campaign corruption conviction that later was reversed, pleaded guilty Friday to fraud and agreed to step down. Miriam Santos, 44, will not go to prison ...

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