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Jury finds Kennedy Krieger liable for lead exposure for study participant’s sibling

A Baltimore jury found Kennedy Krieger Institute liable for the lead exposure of a child whose sibling was part of its lead paint study in the 1990s, marking the first time there has been a verdict against the institute for the ...

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Military families allege mold, other hazards in Fort Meade housing

Ten families living on base at Fort Meade filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging the property management company for the base has allowed them to be exposed to hazardous conditions, including toxic mold. The 14-count complaint, filed in U.S. District ...

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Assistant AG Charlton Howard III named new state prosecutor

Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Charlton Howard III, an assistant attorney general, as the new Maryland state prosecutor on Friday. Howard, who has been with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General since 2015, currently oversees more than 60 attorneys handling ...

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Former city vocational school teacher charged with theft

A former Baltimore City Public Schools teacher has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in school funds while employed as the business manager for Mergenthaler Vocational Technical School. Danean Cunningham, who was a teacher at Mergenthaler, is accused of stealing ...

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Saiontz & Kirk pays $90K to settle Medicare repayment claims

Baltimore-based law firm Saiontz & Kirk P.A. paid more than $90,000 to the federal government to settle allegations that it failed to reimburse Medicare for conditional payments made on behalf of clients. The settlement, announced Monday by the U.S. Attorney’s ...

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Hogan appoints 2 to bench in Carroll, Montgomery counties

In filling two judicial vacancies Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a Westminster attorney to the Carroll County bench who was previously appointed but unseated in an election last year. Richard R. Titus was appointed in 2016 to the Carroll County ...

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