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Mosby to release police ‘do not call’ list after loss in appellate court

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday that she will soon make public a “do not call” list of city police officers with integrity issues, which she has repeatedly refused to release, after a state appeals court ruled against ...

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Baltimore County agrees to pay $6.5M in fatal police shooting

Baltimore County has agreed to pay $6.5 million to the family of a man fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop on an interstate highway two years ago. The agreement settles the family’s federal lawsuit alleging that ...

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EEOC sues Baltimore auto dealership alleging gender bias, retaliation

Last September, Jessica Dotterweich says, she discovered she was being paid less than fellow dispatcher Nathan Brown at Jerry’s Chevrolet Inc. in Baltimore and asked her employer why. She was fired a week later, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

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PETA seeks to block NIH from funding animal sepsis research

The National Institutes of Health must end its multimillion dollar funding of experimentation on mice and other rodents in a futile attempt to find a cure for the often fatal disease sepsis, an animal rights group stated this week in ...

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Federal judge upholds Maryland’s ban on retail dog sales

Maryland’s ban on retail pet stores selling dogs while allowing nonprofit canine rescue shelters to continue with sales does not violate the constitutional guarantee of equal treatment under the law, a federal judge ruled Friday in a victory for the ...

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NPR wins preliminary challenge to Md.’s broadcast ban on criminal trials

National Public Radio Inc. has won a preliminary but significant legal victory in its bid to air audio from the July trial of the man who murdered five Capital Gazette employees on June 28, 2018, despite Maryland’s statutory prohibition on ...

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Critic of Catholic Church alleges Baltimore’s attorney violated its free speech

Baltimore’s chief attorney violated the constitutional rights of an organization critical of the Catholic Church by essentially preventing its members from peacefully protesting the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ convention in the city this November, the group alleges in a ...

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NPR challenges Md.’s broadcast ban on criminal trial recordings

National Public Radio Inc. has become the latest news organization to challenge Maryland’s statutory ban on broadcasting official court recordings of criminal proceedings, saying the prohibition violates NPR’s constitutional right to air audio from the July trial of the man ...

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