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Baltimore jury awards $75K to man sprayed with tear gas by police during Freddie Gray unrest

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A Baltimore jury awarded $75,000 on Wednesday to a man who was sprayed with tear gas at close range and tackled by police during the 2015 civil unrest following the death of Freddie Gray. Larry Lomax filed an excessive force lawsuit ...

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Baltimore police seek dismissal of lawsuit over arrest of protesters

The three named plaintiffs each claim Baltimore police officers took his or her belongings after being shot by unknown assailants. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The Baltimore Police Department is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by protesters and bystanders who were arrested for walking on Interstate 83 last year, arguing the department cannot be sued for monetary damages and the plaintiffs are not entitled to injunctive relief. ...

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Baltimore city approves $60K settlement for man who accused officer of chokehold

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The Baltimore Board of Estimates approved a $60,000 settlement Wednesday with a man who accused city police of placing him in a chokehold and detaining him without cause in 2014. Albert Smith filed suit in Baltimore City Circuit Court last ...

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