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City law department recommends $40K settlement for unarmed man shot by police (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is set to approve a $40,000 payment Wednesday for a man who was shot by police in 2014 while he was unarmed and fleeing the scene of a burglary. Michael Johansen sued four officers and ...

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City delays a courthouse roof replacement to focus on another (access required)

Baltimore plans to terminate a contract to replace the roof of one courthouse after discovering significant problems with another court building currently undergoing repairs. The roof of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse was scheduled to be replaced based on ...

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Baltimore spending panel set to approve $220K excessive force settlement (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is set to approve Wednesday a $220,000 settlement with a woman who claimed police used excessive force after she stopped her car to film officers arresting someone else. Makia Smith’s case went to trial in ...

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Baltimore spending panel approves $42K settlement with whistleblower detective (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a $42,000 settlement with a former police detective who claimed he was harassed by fellow officers after he reported misconduct in the department, including finding a dead rat on his windshield. Detective ...

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Baltimore officials defend timing, amount of Gray settlement (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates unanimously voted to approve a $6.4 million settlement with Freddie Gray’s family on Wednesday, a decision city officials stressed was aimed at providing closure to Gray’s family and the community as well as avoiding years ...

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Baltimore spending panel to consider $150K settlement for police shooting (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is scheduled to consider Wednesday a $150,000 settlement with a physically and mentally disabled man who allegedly was wielding a knife when he was allegedly shot by a city police officer in 2012. David Yim ...

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