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Prosecutors oppose Jeffrey Cohen’s request for release pending appeal

Jeffrey B. Cohen

Former insurance executive Jeffrey B. Cohen filed has asked to be released from prison while his appeals are pending, but federal prosecutors responded Wednesday that Cohen's 37-year sentence for a "massive financial fraud" makes his continued detention appropriate.

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Md. appeals court blocks order compelling Porter’s testimony

Officer William Porter (Patrick Semansky/AP)

An appellate court has stayed an order that would have compelled Officer William Porter to testify at a fellow officer’s trial next week while still facing manslaughter charges in June. The Court of Special Appeals on Friday ordered Baltimore City ...

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Freddie Gray defendants seek dismissal of reckless endangerment charge

From top row, left, Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller and Edward M. Nero, and bottom row from left, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice and Alicia D. White, the six police officers charged with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. (Baltimore Police Department via AP)

Attorneys for three of the police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in April are seeking to have reckless endangerment charges dismissed because they claim failing to seatbelt a prisoner alone does not constitute a crime. ...

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Huguely’s sentencing won’t be delayed

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The sentencing of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend will be held as scheduled later this month. Media outlets say a Charlottesville Circuit Court judge on Monday denied George Huguely’s request ...

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Quest for handgun-permit stay heads to 4th Circuit

In a motion filed late Friday, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to keep Maryland’s handgun-permit process in place while he challenges a ruling that would force the state to rewrite it. Gansler’s ...

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Huguely wants conviction set aside

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend is appealing his conviction. Attorneys for George W. Huguely V filed a motion Friday in Charlottesville Circuit Court asking that his second-degree murder conviction be ...

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