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Oct 18, 2022

Jury awards $1.5M to Fells Point restaurant employee seriously hurt in stair collapse

A dishwasher who was seriously injured when a set of stairs detached from the back of a Fells Point restaurant won a $1.5 million verdict in Baltimore Circuit Court.

Sep 4, 2022

Baltimore mother reaches grand jury, capping lonely battle to prosecute police in son’s death

A Northeast Baltimore mother's last-ditch effort to have officers who killed her son prosecuted culminated last week in Baltimore Circuit Court.

Nov 17, 2021

Family sues over DPW worker’s drowning death at Baltimore wastewater plant

A new lawsuit claims that the wastewater facility where a Department of Public Works supervisor drowned in 2019 was a “deathtrap” that was so poorly maintained it was all but guaranteed to harm employees. The DPW employee, Trina Cunningham, died when part of a catwalk fell out from under her, dropping her into an 18-foot […]

Dec 13, 2019

Baltimore man sues DNA testing lab over faulty paternity test report

A Baltimore man has sued an Ohio company that does DNA testing, saying he was misled by a paternity test result that incorrectly indicated he was the father of a one-year-old girl. Subsequent tests, done several months later, revealed the man was not the girl’s father, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in Baltimore Circuit […]

Aug 18, 2016

Jury acquits man whose arm was broken by Baltimore police

A man whose arm was broken by a Baltimore police officer during an arrest at a nightclub earlier this year has been acquitted of all charges. J. Wyndal Gordon, the attorney for 25-year-old Aaron Winston, says a jury on Tuesday found his client not guilty of second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing and hindering. A […]

Aug 15, 2014

Crittenton development opponents challenge zoning board ruling

A city zoning board decision allowing the redevelopment of the historic Crittenton Mansion is being challenged in Baltimore City Circuit Court, which could delay the project's construction timeline.

Aug 21, 2013

Police detective convicted of lying about shooting

A Baltimore police detective who claimed he was shot by another man and sought worker’s compensation has been convicted of perjury and fraud. A Baltimore Circuit Court jury also convicted Anthony N. Fata Wednesday of misconduct in office. Sentencing is set for Oct. 21. Fata, a 14-year veteran, said he was shot on Jan. 18, […]

Mar 12, 2013

Work on Baltimore casino halted temporarily

Construction on Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino has been halted until at least Friday after nearby neighborhood residents were granted a temporary restraining order by a Baltimore Circuit Court judge, The Sun reported. The order — issued by Judge Yolanda Tanner — blocks work until a hearing is held on a lawsuit by Westport residents who claim […]

Nov 20, 2012

Celebrities: They report for jury duty just like us!

The stars literally aligned in Baltimore City Circuit Court as not one, but two Baltimore celebrities showed up for jury duty Tuesday.

Feb 6, 2012

Judge hears motions in Ehrlich robocalls case

An attorney for a political operative accused of using robocalls to suppress black voter turnout during the 2010 gubernatorial election says the statute is unconstitutional. Baltimore Judge Emanuel Brown heard motions Monday on the case of Julius Henson, a campaign consultant for former Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich in his rematch with Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley. […]

Oct 18, 2011

Search on for new anchor at 25th St. project

Developers for Baltimore’s controversial 25th Street Station in Remington are actively seeking a new anchor tenant in the wake of the withdrawal of home improvement chain Lowe’s from the project. Lowe’s officials informed developer Rick Walker on Monday that the company would not sign a letter of intent to locate a store at the estimated […]

Jul 18, 2011

2 Ehrlich political operatives plead not guilty

Two political operatives for former Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of using robocalls on Election Day to encourage voters in two jurisdictions with large numbers of black voters to stay home. Paul Schurick, 55, and Julius Henson, 62, appeared in Baltimore Circuit Court. They entered the pleas through their […]

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