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Baltimore panel to mull $145K settlement in fatal police shooting

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is set to vote Wednesday on a $145,000 settlement with the family of a man fatally shot by police in 2012. The wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of George B. Wells III was settled ...

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Baltimore panel to consider more than $200K in police settlements

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to consider two police brutality settlements Wednesday totaling $220,000, the first settlements before the board since the $6.4 million agreement with the family of Freddie Gray. The settlements stem from incidents in ...

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Woman accuses Baltimore police of assault, alleges injuries in transport van

A woman filed has filed suit alleging Baltimore Police Department officers assaulted her outside of a nightclub three years ago then improperly secured her in a police transport van. Cierra Brooks claims she was waiting for a friend to get ...

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Baltimore spending panel to consider $150K settlement for police shooting

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is scheduled to consider Wednesday a $150,000 settlement with a physically and mentally disabled man who allegedly was wielding a knife when he was allegedly shot by a city police officer in 2012. David Yim ...

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‘Phase two’ in case of fatal shooting by off-duty P.G. officer

The use of excessive force has become an accepted and commonplace practice among members of Prince George’s County’s police force and is frequently aimed at the primarily Hispanic community in Langley Park, according to an amended complaint filed in a ...

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