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Suitland woman gets 2 years for workers comp fraud

LAS VEGAS — A Maryland woman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for worker’s compensation fraud devised during a 2006 stay at the Las Vegas Hilton. The Nevada Attorney General’s office said Wednesday that 45-year-old Tamara ...

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Group to offer 2 models for marijuana in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — A medical marijuana work group created in the spring by the General Assembly will recommend by Friday two models for new legislation. One would assign medical marijuana distribution solely to academic institutions, while the other would permit physicians ...

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ICE nabs thousands with criminal pasts

WASHINGTON — After months of complaints from immigrant advocates, the Obama administration promised in August that immigration authorities would start focusing their scarce resources on finding and deporting serious criminals, and largely leave alone immigrants whose only offense was crossing ...

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4th Circuit: Marijuana conviction no trigger for enhancement

BOSTON — A prior state conviction for possession of marijuana did not trigger the enhancement of a drug trafficking sentence under federal guidelines, the en banc 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment. Under the federal ...

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Councilwoman Leslie Johnson pleads guilty to felony

GREENBELT — Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie E. Johnson pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit evidence and witness tampering related to money her husband, then-county executive Jack B. Johnson, received from developers in exchange for helping them secure federal ...

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Court of Appeals orders retrial in 2004 drug case

If its unanimous decision Wednesday is any indication, Maryland’s top court had little doubt that Ramon Lopez deserves a new trial because the judge at his trial unconstitutionally allowed him to waive his right to counsel and defend himself on ...

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