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4th Circuit: Marijuana conviction no trigger for enhancement

BOSTON — A prior state conviction for possession of marijuana did not trigger the enhancement of a drug trafficking sentence under federal guidelines, the en banc 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment. Under the federal ...

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Maryland health club owner charged

The Maryland Attorney General’s office said its Consumer Protection Division filed administrative charges against GRS Fitness LLC and its owner, Bernard P. Caplan Jr., alleging that they arbitrarily discontinued services at a health club in Essex. Other charges include making ...

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Judge OKs historian’s release; prosecutors appeal

A federal judge says he will allow a presidential historian charged in an alleged plot to steal valuable documents to return to his New York apartment, but the release is on hold while prosecutors appeal the decision. Prosecutor James Warwick ...

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State drops charges against teen boxer Deon Johnson, co-defendant

Deon Johnson, the West Baltimore boxer who claims his Olympic dreams were derailed two years ago when Baltimore police officers knocked him off a dirt bike, won perhaps the biggest bout of his life Monday when the attempted murder case ...

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Assault charge dismissed against Redskin Albert Haynesworth

FAIRFAX, Va. — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a misdemeanor assault charge against Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth after the player reached an agreement with the man who said he was the victim of a road-rage attack. Under Virginia ...

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