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Maryland Correctional Institution inmate injured in attack (access required)

HAGERSTOWN — An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown has sustained serious injuries after he was attacked at the facility. A Washington County 911 supervisor tells the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown that authorities received a call Wednesday reporting that an inmate ...

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Man who crashed truck into WMAR-TV station arrested

Jim Johnson, Peter Evans, Kevin Kamenetz

A truck driven by a man claiming to be God rammed a Baltimore-area television station Tuesday, leaving a gaping hole in the front of the building as officers searched for the driver, who they said may be armed, according to police and witness accounts.

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Big guns join the fight over fault (access required)

A case pending before Maryland’s top court has attracted national attention as groups representing U.S. businesses, doctors and insurers are pressing the Court of Appeals to preserve a 165-year-old ruling that defendants cannot be held liable for damages if the plaintiffs’ own negligence contributed at all to their injuries.

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Jack L.B. Gohn: The drones and the virus – Time to talk, not prosecute (access required)

In two extraordinary recent feats of reportage, the New York Times made vital contributions to the national fund of knowledge concerning the national drone assassination program (May 29) and the cyberattacks on Iran’s nuclear program (June 1). What happened next ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Legislature, not court, should decide pit-bull liability (access required)

If the Humane Society has its way, the battle over pit-bull liability is headed for the General Assembly. In our view, that’s where the issue should be decided, if not during the special session then in the ordinary course of ...

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Attorney: Zimmerman bail hearing to be held next week

SANFORD, Fla. — Trayvon Martin’s supporters fought for weeks to win an arrest after the 17-year-old was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida. Now George Zimmerman’s attorney has begun what could be a lengthy legal battle to ...

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