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Lawsuit claims Cambridge officers assaulted, wrongfully arrested woman

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An Eastern Shore woman alleging she was assaulted and wrongfully arrested by Cambridge police has filed an excessive force lawsuit in federal court, claiming the interaction “thoroughly validated every hackneyed stereotype about small town cops south of the Mason-Dixon line.” ...

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Maryland court rejects appeal in killing of Delaware man

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ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland court has rejected an appeal from a Salisbury man serving life in prison for the drug-related slaying of a Delaware man. The Court of Special Appeals on Thursday ruled against Deshaune Darling, who challenged the admission ...

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Activist wants Harriet Tubman statue at Md. State House

ANNAPOLIS— A student activist is calling for a statue of Harriet Tubman to be added to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The Washington Post reports that University of Maryland student Colin Byrd thinks his push for the Tubman ...

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Woman convicted of fatally stabbing father of her child

CAMBRIDGE— A Rhodesdale woman has been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing of her infant daughter’s father. A Dorchester County jury on Thursday convicted 20-year-old Kryshonna Jones of first-degree murder in that death of 34-year-old Justin Barney. Prosecutors say ...

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