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Former Md. police chief pleads guilty to misconduct in office (access required)

The former chief of the Greensboro Police Department on Friday received a suspended sentence and probation after pleading guilty to misconduct in office for lying on a form filed with a state agency. Michael Petyo left the department in 2018 in the ...

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Anton Black’s backers allege open-meetings violation by Greensboro leaders (access required)

A group seeking answers in the police-involved death of a 19-year-old Greensboro man has accused the Caroline County town’s leaders of illegally changing the rules of council meetings to stifle uncomfortable questions at public sessions. The Coalition for Justice for ...

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Md. governor appoints 2 judges on Eastern Shore (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two judges on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Hogan announced Friday that he has appointed two state’s attorneys to be circuit court judges. Caroline County State’s Attorney Jonathan Newell and Wicomico County State’s Attorney Matthew ...

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Given that appellant’s motion for modification of sentence was filed nine years after sentencing—well more than the 90 days after sentencing within which a motion for modification must be filed—the State avers that the trial court correctly ruled that it had no authority to modify appellant’s sentence.

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Katelynn Michelle Gallagher v. State of Maryland (access required)

I. Did the trial court err by accepting appellant’s waiver of her right to a jury trial where the court failed to ensure that she was acting knowingly? II. Did the trial court err in convicting appellant of speeding and driving on a revoked and suspended license where appellant acted out of necessity caused by a medical emergency?

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