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Early estimate of Baltimore riot damage: $9M

The government’s first estimate of damage from rioting last month in Baltimore puts the cost at $9 million. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s office said Tuesday the preliminary estimate comes from a Small Business Administration survey of 284 businesses and two ...

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US to investigate Baltimore police force

The Justice Department is preparing to announce a civil rights investigation into the practices of the Baltimore police department following a request from that city's mayor, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. The investigation could be announced as early as Friday, according to the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision had not yet been made public.

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Bail review hearings flood district court after riots

Bail hearings for those arrested during the riots and looting earlier this week took over the city’s district court system Wednesday, when only the John R. Hargrove Sr. courthouse on Patapsco Avenue remained open for the sole purpose of hearing bail reviews. The public defender’s office was originally told that about 80 defendants were on the bail review docket Wednesday, but deputy district public defender Natalie Finegar said her office hoped many more would undergo their bail review via video streams piped into courtrooms before the court adjourned for the day.

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