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Man assaulted by PG officer files federal civil rights lawsuit

A Prince George’s County man is suing a county police officer who assaulted him while he was handcuffed and belted in a police cruiser in 2018. Andre Verdier filed suit in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt Monday against Stephen Downey, a ...

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Federal jury awards $700K to man in prison assault civil case

A federal jury awarded $700,000 Monday to a man assaulted by prison guards in 2013, finding the three guards as well as two supervisors liable for the attack. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic ...

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Baltimore judge hurt by metal pitcher allegedly thrown by defendant

A Baltimore man sentenced to decades in prison in a sexual assault case is facing additional charges for allegedly throwing an object at the sentencing judge’s head Wednesday morning. Baltimore Circuit Judge Wanda Keyes Heard sentenced Travis Burroughs, 36, to life ...

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DHMH will overhaul sexual abuse protections as part of settlement

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has reached a settlement with a former patient which includes an overhaul of sexual abuse protections in state-run hospitals and treatment facilities. The plaintiff, identified as Jane Doe, filed suit in 2014 after being sexually ...

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Md. FBI agent convicted of hitting teenager

ROCKVILLE — An FBI agent has been convicted of striking a 15-year-old boy in the chest during a domestic dispute. A jury in Montgomery County on Friday found 46-year-old Gerald Rogero of Oxon Hill guilty of second-degree misdemeanor assault. The ...

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