Political consultant Julius Henson was sentenced to 60 days in prison Wednesday for his role in sending automated robocalls to curb Democrat voters from heading to the polls in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Emanuel Brown ...Read More »
Both during and after the very public fraud and conspiracy trials of members of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.’s campaign team, discussions surrounding voter suppression filled the airwaves and public domain. Radio show hosts railed against the notion that ...Read More »
Despite the same prosecutors, the same set of facts and the same defense — each defendant blaming each other — two separate city juries have handed down wildly varying verdicts over a series of automated calls made to Democrat voters ...
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GREENBELT— A real estate developer who acknowledged bribing former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Sixty-eight-year-old Dr. Mirza Hussain Baig of Burtonsville was sentenced Thursday. Baig, a physician, was also ordered to ...Read More »
On trial for election fraud charges, longtime political consultant Julius Henson claims he was targeted by Democrats for daring to work with Republicans who, he said, threw him under the bus when trouble arose and did not even pay him. ...Read More »
By a vote of 4-3, Maryland’s highest court has reinstated longtime Annapolis lobbyist Ira C. Cooke to the state bar. Wednesday’s decision by the Court of Appeals caps Cooke’s six-year effort to rejoin the roster of Maryland lawyers. He consented ...Read More »
UPPER MARLBORO — A man who prosecutors say ordered the killing of a teenage girl has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. McDonald Abraham was sentenced in Prince George’s County Circuit Court on Friday after pleading guilty to second-degree ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The financial disclosure forms filed every year by Maryland lawmakers would be available to the public online under a proposal being crafted by a state Senate special committee. Maryland is the only state in the country that requires ...
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FREDERICK — Three people in Frederick have been accused of using counterfeit case to buy goods at local stores. The Frederick News-Post reports that the trio was using counterfeit bills to purchase items at Walmart and Kmart stores, then returning ...Read More »
GREENBELT — The wife of a former Prince George’s County executive was sentenced Friday to one year and a day in prison for her role in obstructing an investigation into her husband’s corruption. Former Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson ...Read More »