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Judge deciding neighborhood-watch beating case

The fates of two brothers charged with beating a black teenager while patrolling for a Jewish neighborhood watch are in the hands of a judge in Baltimore City Circuit Court. The two sides presented their closing arguments to Judge Pamela ...

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Baltimore neighborhood watch trial set against Fla. fury

Two brothers accused of beating a black teenager while patrolling an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood are set to go on trial Monday in a case with similarities to the Trayvon Martin shooting. The brothers, who are white and Jewish, have claimed ...

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Orthodox Jewish panel’s decision upheld

A Maryland appeals court has refused to disturb — on state contract law grounds — an Orthodox Jewish arbitration panel’s denial of a financial award to a divorced woman who had signed a prenuptial agreement to have the dispute resolved ...

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Jewish patrol members plead innocent in assault

Two former members of an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group have pleaded innocent to attacking a black teenager. Brothers Avi and Eliyahu Werdesheim entered the pleas Wednesday morning while supporters and protesters rallied outside the Baltimore courthouse. The teen told ...

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