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A Hyundai sedan sits in the parking lot of East Bay Tow Inc., where Attorney General Rob Bonta held a news conference April 20, 2023, in Berkeley, California, about the surge in thefts of KIA and Hyundai vehicles. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
May 11, 2023

Baltimore sues Hyundai, Kia over theft-prone vehicles

Baltimore is joining the growing number of U.S. cities to sue Hyundai and Kia over the auto companies' failure to install anti-theft software in their vehicles, a flaw that led to a surge in stolen cars and drained police resources, according to the lawsuit.

Jul 1, 2022

Transparency advocates sue Baltimore Law Department over police records requests

A new lawsuit claims that Baltimore's Law Department is ignoring state public records law and improperly shielding police misconduct documents.

Mar 24, 2022

Firefighter wins promotion, back pay in ‘reverse race discrimination’ case

A white member of the Baltimore City Fire Department who claimed he was the victim of reverse race discrimination won a promotion and back pay under a settlement that was finalized this month in federal court. Under the settlement, the city was required to promote Capt. Donald Dziwulski to the position of Battalion Chief-EMS and […]

Mar 11, 2020

Acting city solicitor set to put her own imprint on Baltimore’s law department

Since taking over last week for Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis, who stepped down at the end of February, Dana Moore is pondering a number of ways to improve the efficiency of the city’s law department, with cost-cutting measures if needed. “If I can find a way to cut costs and spend less, I think […]

Dec 26, 2019

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis announces his resignation

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis has announced he will resign as the city’s primary attorney effective March 1.

Sep 12, 2018

Baltimore asks federal judge to remand climate lawsuit to state court

Baltimore's climate change lawsuit "creates no basis for federal jurisdiction" and should be remanded to state court where it originated, the lawyers for the city argued in a motion filed Tuesday.

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