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Man assaulted by PG officer files federal civil rights lawsuit (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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Male Prince George’s firefighters accused of shoving female firefighters (access required)

LANHAM — Two male volunteer firefighters have been charged with assault after two female firefighters from another Maryland station said the men tried to force them out of a home as they battled a blaze. Multiple news organizations report that ...

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Md. FBI agent convicted of hitting teenager (access required)

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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