john r. leopold

May 29, 2015

Court revives ACLU’s enemies-list suit against Leopold

A Maryland appeals court has revived the American Civil Liberties Union’s lawsuit claiming that then-Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold compiled a political enemies list in violation of the state’s Public Information Act.

May 15, 2014

Attorneys’ fees awarded in harassment case against Leopold

The battle over attorneys' fees in stemming from a sexual harassment lawsuit against former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has ended.

Mar 26, 2014

Leopold can run

Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is guilty of misconduct in office but cannot be banned from running again as a condition of probation, an appellate panel held Wednesday.

Oct 25, 2013

Attorneys’ fees now at issue in Leopold harassment lawsuit

The plaintiff's lawyer says he spent 376 hours on the case; Anne Arundel County says 'proven allowable times' total about 28 hours.

Sep 8, 2013

Neuman playing catch-up in Anne Arundel County

When Laura A. Neuman was appointed Anne Arundel County executive in February, the former entrepreneur and economic development official saw it as an opportunity to help her home county.

Jul 12, 2013

Anne Arundel Co. executive will seek election

ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman says she will seek election to the seat she was appointed to. Neuman, who was appointed to the post by the County Council in February, told the Capital Gazette editorial board that she will run next year. Neuman, a Repblican, was appointed to the County Executive position […]

May 7, 2013

Anne Arundel County police chief resigns

ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County Police Chief Larry Tolliver is resigning from his post after complaints that he had retaliated against officers who testified against the previous county executive. In an email Tuesday announcing his decision to retire on May 21, Tolliver denied that it was related to the investigation into alleged retaliation against officers […]

Apr 30, 2013

Ex-county executive Leopold volunteers at food bank

ANNAPOLIS — Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is doing his court-ordered community service at a local food bank. The 70-year-old Leopold, who served 30 days in jail, was ordered to complete 400 hours of community service after he was convicted in January of misconduct in office. According to trial testimony, Leopold forced […]

Apr 24, 2013

Anne Arundel exec probes retaliation complaints

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman says her office is looking into complaints of retaliation against police officers who testified against her predecessor.

Feb 25, 2013

New Anne Arundel County executive used to overcoming obstacles

ANNAPOLIS — Obstacles don’t deter Laura Neuman. She earned a master’s of business administration from Loyola University of Maryland despite failing to finish high school. She got a GED but didn’t earn an undergraduate degree. Neuman overcame that by thriving in the financial and technology industries and impressing Loyola recruiters. She was 35 when she […]

Feb 25, 2013

Eye Opener: Beretta on its way way out?

A few government and politics headlines for Monday.

Jan 29, 2013

Leopold guilty on two counts of misconduct

Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has been found guilty on two counts of misconduct in office.

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