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Baltimore poised to settle another GTTF evidence-planting lawsuit

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Baltimore's Board of Estimates will vote on a six-figure settlement to end a civil rights lawsuit stemming from allegations that members of the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force planted a gun on a man.

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Board of Estimates approves ‘spy plane’ program despite protests

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates narrowly approved a controversial surveillance plane program Wednesday despite complaints from the ACLU of Maryland and the NAACP that it is unconstitutional. Before the 3-2 vote, ACLU attorney David Rocah said it was “absurd” to consider ...

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Judge rules retired police, fire employees due damages for pension changes

A Baltimore judge ruled that retired and retirement-eligible police and firefighters are entitled to damages for the changes the city made to their pension system that eliminated a benefit. The local unions announced the decision Monday, saying in summary that the ...

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