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Residents in riot-torn areas celebrate charges against police

Protestors last week in Baltimore (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Following State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby filing charges against six Baltimore police officers as a result of the death of Freddie Gray, residents took to the streets in celebration at the corner of North and Pennsylvania avenues. Standing at what was once the epicenter of a riot, residents expressed hope and basked in a moment of victory before the long legal process begins.

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Police officer owes $50K for arrest of 13-year-old

A Baltimore jury has awarded $50,000 to the mother of a then-13-year-old boy who said he was chased down, punched and ultimately released by a city police officer, only to be detained again without charges after the teen sought treatment for his injuries.

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Homicide added to DUI charges in Garrett Co. fatal crash

OAKLAND — The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office says homicide charges have been added to driving under the influence charges filed against an Oakland man following a fatal crash in December. The sheriff’s office says 24-year-old Bryson Matthew Dixon has been ...

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Perjury charges stand in 2 Penn State cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A judge on Wednesday upheld perjury charges against two Penn State administrators accused of lying to a grand jury that investigated allegations ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused children. Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover ruled against ...

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Medifast to pay $3.7M to settle FTC charges

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators said Monday that a subsidiary of diet plan marketer Medifast Inc. will pay a $3.7 million civil penalty to settle charges that it violated a previous federal order by making unsupported claims about its weight-loss products. ...

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