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DNA-on-arrest case heads to high court

With Thursday’s mandate looming and Maryland’s top court holding fast to its decision that collection of DNA on arrest is almost always unconstitutional, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s next step was expected to be a petition to the U.S. Supreme ...

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Week in review – 5/11/12: Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift

Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift A group of developers recently banded together to try to restart home ownership initiatives in the long-blighted neighborhood of Oliver on Baltimore’s east side. Operating under the name Come Home Baltimore, the group is ...

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Former Panera manager settles discrimination case

PITTSBURGH — A former manager at a Panera Bread restaurant in western Pennsylvania has settled his federal discrimination claim against the franchise owner. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Friday that U.S. District Judge Terrence McVerry ordered the case closed, based on ...

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Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

SANFORD, Fla. — Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, experts say. Zimmerman was charged after a public campaign to make an ...

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Man charged with sexually exploiting teens

INDIANAPOLIS — Investigators are trying to identify hundreds of potential victims whose images were found on the computer of an Indiana man charged with coercing two teenage boys into performing sex acts for him via webcam by threatening to post ...

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Special prosecutor to forego grand jury in Martin case

ORLANDO, Fla. — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen’s shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree ...

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