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Baltimore food truck lawsuit bound for trial in September

The Pizza di Joey food truck. (File photo)

A lawsuit filed by two food truck owners challenging the constitutionality of Baltimore’s proximity ban for mobile vendors is headed for trial after a judge denied cross-motions for summary judgment Friday. Baltimore City Circuit Judge Yolanda A. Tanner ruled at ...

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Age discrimination suit against Harford County Sheriff’s Office moves forward

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A longtime crime analyst manager’s age discrimination lawsuit against the Harford County Sheriff’s Office will proceed after a federal judge denied the employer’s motion for summary judgment. Angela Royster claims she was overlooked for a promotion three years ago in ...

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EEOC alleges racial discrimination, retaliation at Woodlawn security facility

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A Virginia-based security services company is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly ceasing to accommodate a Muslim employee after he complained of racial and religious harassment at its Woodlawn facility. MVM Inc. has been accused by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

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Baltimore spending panel to vote on $80K police settlement

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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve an $80,000 settlement Wednesday with a woman claimed she was pulled from her vehicle and arrested after recording officers on her cellphone. Christen Brown was parked in front of a laundromat ...

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Attorneys spar over jurisdiction in Baltimore bus crash lawsuit

In this frame from video, emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal school bus and a commuter bus crash in Baltimore, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (WBAL-TV via AP)

A proposed class action lawsuit filed by victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and commuter bus that initially was removed to federal court returned to state court last month after a federal judge granted the plaintiffs’ request to remand ...

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Lawsuit claims Cambridge officers assaulted, wrongfully arrested woman

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An Eastern Shore woman alleging she was assaulted and wrongfully arrested by Cambridge police has filed an excessive force lawsuit in federal court, claiming the interaction “thoroughly validated every hackneyed stereotype about small town cops south of the Mason-Dixon line.” ...

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Judge rejects Maryland’s plea to start Purple Line construction during appeal

An image of a Purple Line Train from a 2015 Maryland Transit Administration brochure. (Maryland Transit Administration)

A federal judge Monday said his court order holding up construction of Maryland’s Purple Line will remain in effect while the state continues to fight a lawsuit opposing the light-rail project. In a 12-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Richard J. ...

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Dozens of Baltimore businesses sue over response to 2015 riots

The burnt out DTLR store on Pennsylvania Avenue in Northwest Baltimore the day after the riots. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A group of Baltimore businesses that sustained damage during the 2015 riots following the death of Freddie Gray is suing the city, alleging officials failed to suppress the riots. The nearly 700-page complaint was filed in Baltimore City Circuit Court in March ...

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UMD workers allege hostile work environment, retaliation

Two facilities workers at the University of Maryland, College Park campus filed suit in federal court this week alleging they were subject to a hostile work environment and retaliation when they reported misconduct within their department. Michael Bell and DuRay Jones, both ...

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