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City settles police misconduct claims

Two months into 2011, verdicts or settlements of lawsuits alleging misconduct by Baltimore police officers have cost the city more than $800,000. Settlements of such cases totaled more than $7.25 million from mid-2007 to mid-2010, and there were additional settlements ...

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Top 5: ‘We’re going to look at everything’

After our investigative series into East Baltimore’s redevelopment ran in The Daily Record last week, the story is still unfolding with City Council approving investigative hearings and other developments. Between January’s revenue numbers from Maryland’s casinos and Baltimore soon getting ...

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Family of man shot by Baltimore officer sues for $270M

Relatives of an unarmed man shot to death by a Baltimore police officer last summer have filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit. Officer Gahiji Tshamba has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tyrone Brown. The lawsuit names ...

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Neighborhood won’t fight city’s decision to allow 25th St. Walmart

Residents of the Baltimore neighborhood where a new retail development anchored by Walmart and Lowe’s stores is planned say they will not appeal the city’s decision to allow the development but will seek assurances over traffic and parking concerns. The ...

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PG Council member won’t oppose seating Johnson

UPPER MARLBORO — An incoming member of the Prince George’s County Council is indicating she won’t oppose the seating of newly elected member Leslie Johnson, who faces federal charges in a corruption probe. Democrat Karen Toles issued a statement Tuesday ...

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