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New state prosecutor: Role a challenge, ‘natural capstone’ for career

New Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard III. (Submitted photo)

Just days into his tenure as Maryland’s newest state prosecutor, Charlton Howard III said the job could be the highlight of his career in public service. “I enjoy government service very much,” Howard said. “I truly get a satisfaction out of ...

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State prosecutor rests case against Leopold

Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold directed two members of his security detail to ensure that his girlfriend did not approach him during a May 2010 community event, a former member of the protection force testified Thursday at Leopold’s trial on misconduct-in- office charges.

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Baltimore county developer charged with straw contributions

TOWSON — A Baltimore County developer has been charged with making straw contributions to a county councilman and exceeding contribution limits, and his attorney says he plans to plead guilty. The Maryland State Prosecutor’s office announced charges Thursday against Stephen ...

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Former Ehrlich aide’s robocall trial begins

The trial of Paul E. Schurick, accused of trying to sabotage Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election last fall with robocalls, will be heard by a Baltimore judge whose wife received one of the controversial phone messages. “I have absolutely no concerns ...

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Court of Appeals ponders Holton immunity

ANNAPOLIS — State prosecutors Thursday urged Maryland’s top court to reinstate bribery and perjury charges against Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton, who allegedly voted in favor of tax breaks for developers who had made an indirect payment to her. ...

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PSC’s Emmet Davitt named new Maryland state prosecutor

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley Friday appointed Emmet Davitt, deputy general counsel for the Maryland Public Service Commission, to succeed retiring State Prosecutor Robert A. Rohrbaugh. “I am pleased to appoint Emmet Davitt to be the next State Prosecutor,” O’Malley said ...

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