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Baltimore Board of Estimates to consider $80K settlement of false arrest lawsuit

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is scheduled to consider Wednesday a $80,000 settlement with a Laurel man who alleged he was falsely arrested on drug charges more than three years ago. Antonio Smittick alleged he was detained and questioned by police ...

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Baltimore County corrections officer charged in drug smuggling

TOWSON — A Baltimore County corrections officer is facing a drug charge after a smuggling probe at the detention center. Police announced Monday that 31-year-old Melvin Hodges has been charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled dangerous substance. Police say they ...

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FDA approves first lower-cost biotech drug

Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients.

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Silk Road drug dealer sentenced to 6 years

A former drug vendor on the Silk Road website, Jacob Theodore George IV, 33, of Edgewood, Maryland, on Friday was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to six years in prison. According to his plea agreement, from at least ...

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