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Former mayor Pugh charged with perjury on state disclosure forms

Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh, left, leaves U.S. District Court in Baltimore with her attorney Steven Silverman on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. An 11-count federal indictment accuses Pugh of arranging fraudulent sales of her "Healthy Holly" books to schools, libraries and a medical system to enrich herself, promote her political career and fund her run for mayor. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has been charged with perjury for allegedly failing to disclose her interest in her children’s book company on financial disclosure statements required during her time in the state legislature. The Maryland Office of the State ...

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Former Baltimore city teacher pleads guilty to theft of school funds

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A former Baltimore city schoolteacher and business manager pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing nearly $10,000 from Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School. Danean Cunningham was charged by the Office of the State Prosecutor last month with carrying out a theft scheme of $1,000 ...

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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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Former Caroline Co. police chief charged with misconduct in office

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The former chief of the Greensboro Police Department is charged with misconduct in office for allegedly misrepresenting facts in an application for certification filed on behalf of an officer for the department. The Office of the State Prosecutor announced the ...

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Assistant AG Charlton Howard III named new state prosecutor

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Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Charlton Howard III, an assistant attorney general, as the new Maryland state prosecutor on Friday. Howard, who has been with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General since 2015, currently oversees more than 60 attorneys handling ...

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Former city vocational school teacher charged with theft

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A former Baltimore City Public Schools teacher has been charged with stealing nearly $10,000 in school funds while employed as the business manager for Mergenthaler Vocational Technical School. Danean Cunningham, who was a teacher at Mergenthaler, is accused of stealing ...

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Former Baltimore sheriff candidate pleads to campaign finance charges

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A 2014 candidate for Baltimore sheriff pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations Tuesday for filing a false campaign report using his treasurer’s electronic signature. Richard Parker, 41, of Gwynn Oak, received a one-year suspended sentence and was placed on three years probation by ...

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2 names sent to Hogan to fill Md. prosecutor’s job

Julius Henson’s defense lawyer, Edward Smith Jr. (left) and State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt squared off Wednesday in closing arguments in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

A Baltimore prosecutor and an assistant attorney general have been nominated to fill the vacant state prosecutor position, the commission charged with recommending candidates announced Friday. Michael Dunty, of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, and Charlton Howard III, of the ...

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Former Baltimore sheriff candidate charged with campaign finance violations

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A 2014 candidate for Baltimore City sheriff was charged with campaign finance violations Friday by the Office of the State Prosecutor. Richard Parker, 41, of Gwynn Oak, was a Democratic challenger to longtime Sheriff John W. Anderson in the 2014 ...

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