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As council weighs ‘gag order’ ban, city asks for rehearing on ruling

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. (File Photo)

The day after two Baltimore City Council members introduced a bill to ban “gag orders” in police settlement agreements, the city’s lawyer filed a petition to reverse an appellate opinion that found such orders unconstitutional. Council President Brandon M. Scott and ...

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Anton Black’s backers allege open-meetings violation by Greensboro leaders

Anton Black. Black's heart condition and mental illness were significant factors in his "sudden cardiac death" during a struggle with law enforcement officers on Maryland's Eastern Shore, according to an autopsy report. cessive force on the 19-year-old before his Sept. 15 death in Caroline County. (LaToya Holley via AP)

A group seeking answers in the police-involved death of a 19-year-old Greensboro man has accused the Caroline County town’s leaders of illegally changing the rules of council meetings to stifle uncomfortable questions at public sessions. The Coalition for Justice for ...

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