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Baltimore spending panel to vote on $80K police settlement

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve an $80,000 settlement Wednesday with a woman claimed she was pulled from her vehicle and arrested after recording officers on her cellphone. Christen Brown was parked in front of a laundromat ...

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Baltimore spending board to settle two false arrest lawsuits

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday settlements totaling $150,000 in two cases where plaintiffs alleged they were arrested and held based on limited or conflicting evidence before charges were eventually dropped. In a case settling ...

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Baltimore to settle lawsuit filed by woman injured by police horse

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve a $50,000 settlement Wednesday with a woman whose foot was crushed by a police horse in 2013. Crystal Oats was leaving the Paparazzi Nightclub in April 2013 after celebrating a friend’s ...

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Baltimore city approves $60K settlement for man who accused officer of chokehold

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The Baltimore Board of Estimates approved a $60,000 settlement Wednesday with a man who accused city police of placing him in a chokehold and detaining him without cause in 2014. Albert Smith filed suit in Baltimore City Circuit Court last ...

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Held for 2 years without trial, man could get $57K settlement

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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve a $57,500 settlement with a man who was incarcerated for nearly two years before federal drug and weapons charges against him were dropped. Devin Jones was arrested based ...

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Baltimore spending panel set to approve $500K settlement in fatal ’13 crash

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $500,000 settlement for a high-speed police chase that ended in a fatal crash, killing three people. Baltimore police officers in an unmarked vehicle began pursuing Terrell Young for ...

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Baltimore to settle police wrongful death lawsuit for $300K

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $300,000 settlement with the family of a man who died in police custody in 2012 after police say he ingested narcotics. The proposed settlement of a federal lawsuit ...

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Spending panel to approve Baltimore police consent decree

The City of Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached an agreement on a consent decree that would lead to reforms of the Baltimore Police Department. City officials announced Wednesday afternoon the Board of Estimates will hold a ...

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Baltimore to settle 2015 police wrongful death case for $100K

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is expected approve Wednesday a $100,000 settlement in lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died of an asthma attack while in police custody. Trayvon Scott was found unresponsive in a holding cell in February 2015, ...

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