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Baltimore judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuits over Select Lounge shooting (access required)

A Baltimore City Circuit judge has dismissed wrongful death actions against Baltimore police officers for a 2011 incident that killed two men, including a plainclothes officer, outside the Select Lounge. Judge Videtta A. Brown granted a motion for judgment of ...

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Jury weighing suit over stun-gun death

A federal jury deliberated about two hours Tuesday in the wrongful-death trial of a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy accused of using excessive force by shocking a man twice with an electric stun gun. The 10-member panel ended deliberations Tuesday ...

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Closing arguments under way in Frederick stun-gun death trial

A lawyer is asking a federal jury in Baltimore to find that a former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy fatally shocked a Frederick man with an electric stun gun. Plaintiffs’ attorney Gregory Lattimer gave his closing argument Tuesday in the civil ...

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Defense rests in Frederick stun-gun death trial

The defense has rested in a federal civil trial in Baltimore stemming from a man’s death after he was shocked twice by a deputy sheriff’s electric stun gun. The defense rested Monday after calling three witnesses on behalf of former ...

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Feds sue mortgage broker, alleging lending fraud

NEW YORK — The federal government sued one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage brokers on Tuesday, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose ...

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Judge dismisses Blackwater founder from lawsuit brought by former employees

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge dismissed Blackwater founder Erik Prince from a civil lawsuit alleging his former security firm cheated the government in bills it submitted for protecting government employees in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a ruling made public ...

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