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Judge rejects Maryland’s plea to start Purple Line construction during appeal (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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Md. AG Frosh, D.C. to sue Trump alleging breach of constitutional oath (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh is joining his counterpart from the District of Columbia in suing President Donald Trump, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions in payments and benefits from foreign governments ...

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Montgomery Co. settles transit center lawsuit for $25M (access required)

Montgomery County on Tuesday reached a $25 million settlement with the designer, general contractor and inspection firm responsible for the Silver Spring transit center, which was beset by construction delays and cost overruns. The $25 million settlement was announced three weeks ...

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Pediatrician found not liable in death of Prince George’s newborn (access required)

A Prince George’s County jury has found a pediatrician was not liable for the death of an infant, determining she complied with the standard of care when she examined him days before his death. The parents of Momodo Bundu, who ...

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US judge: Sound engineer can’t publish unreleased Prince tracks (access required)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sound engineer who worked with Prince is barred from publishing or disseminating any unreleased recordings that compromise the late superstar’s work. George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006 and made at least ...

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Baltimore Co. jury awards $450K in wrongful-death case against doctor (access required)

A Baltimore County Circuit Court jury has awarded more than $450,000 to the family of a man who died from metastatic lung cancer after his primary care physician did not follow-up on lung scans showing an abnormality. Carl Palmer, a ...

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EEOC alleges Elkridge business withdrew employment offer to Jewish applicant (access required)

A delivery logistics company is facing a federal religious discrimination lawsuit for allegedly rescinding a job offer to a Jewish employee who could not work on Rosh Hashana. Tzvi McCloud was hired for a customer service position in Georgia-based XPO ...

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Baltimore Co. police face lawsuit for punching man during arrest (access required)

A college student whose 2015 arrest in Towson was recorded by bystanders and showed a Baltimore County police officer punching him filed suit in federal court Friday alleging police used excessive force. Zachary Blumenstein is seeking compensatory and punitive damages ...

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