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Court of Special Appeals upholds cops’ convictions in drop-off cases

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed the misconduct convictions of two Baltimore police officers who picked up two teenagers in an unmarked van while on patrol and dropped them off miles from their homes — one of them without socks or shoes.

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False arrest, beating claims settled for $500K

A Baltimore grandfather who was beaten while in jail with his wife on allegedly trumped-up charges of kidnapping their grandchild will receive $500,000 from the city under an out-of-court settlement approved last week.

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Cal Ripken Jr.: Mom’s kidnapping ‘bizarre’

Cal Ripken Jr. said Friday that his family and the police were still searching for answers about the kidnapping of his mother last week, a crime he called both bizarre and unsettling. The Hall of Fame infielder, speaking publicly for ...

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Judge delays hearing until attorney for city is present

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge noticed someone was missing from his courtroom Wednesday when attorneys for a teenager picked up and allegedly abandoned by police officers argued that the city had reneged on its agreement to pay the boy’s ...

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Man indicted in Montgomery County in slaying of mother, son

ROCKVILLE —  A man has been indicted in Montgomery County in the killings of his estranged wife and stepson. Prosecutors on Thursday announced a five-count indictment charging 45-year-old Curtis Lopez with murder, robbery and kidnapping. He’s accused of fatally stabbing ...

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