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P.G. delegate Alston indicted for 2nd time on theft, misconduct in office

ANNAPOLIS — House Speaker Michael Busch has asked a state agency to conduct biweekly reviews of Del. Tiffany Alston’s legislative account in the aftermath of an indictment alleging theft and misconduct in office. Busch said in a statement on Thursday ...

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Currie bribery trial to open this week

ANNAPOLIS — Prominent Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie will stand trial in federal court this week accused of taking bribes from two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse. Currie, who served as chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee before ...

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Clemens accuses prosecutors of provoking mistrial

WASHINGTON — With his trial abruptly cut short, former baseball star Roger Clemens argued Friday that prosecutors intentionally goaded him into asking for a mistrial and asked a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to Congress. ...

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Judge resolves some issues in Currie case, will decide on dismissal later

The federal law that bars legislators from exploiting their “official duties” for financial gain is unconstitutionally vague with regard to Maryland’s part-time lawmakers, who meet only 90 days per year, a lawyer for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie argued on ...

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2 Ehrlich operatives have arraignments set

Two political operatives for former Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. are scheduled to be in court relating to robocalls made on Election Day. Paul Schurick and Julius Henson will be arraigned Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. A grand ...

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Four accused of stealing patient IDs at UMMC

A federal grand jury has indicted a former employee of the University of Maryland Medical Center and three others in what prosecutors say was a scheme to steal patients’ identities. Officials say the indictment was unsealed Thursday following the arrests ...

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