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Baltimore poised to settle another GTTF evidence-planting lawsuit

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Baltimore's Board of Estimates will vote on a six-figure settlement to end a civil rights lawsuit stemming from allegations that members of the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force planted a gun on a man.

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City law department recommends $40K settlement for unarmed man shot by police

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is set to approve a $40,000 payment Wednesday for a man who was shot by police in 2014 while he was unarmed and fleeing the scene of a burglary. Michael Johansen sued four officers and ...

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Man shot by Laurel police in 2016 reaches settlement

A Baltimore County man who was shot by a Laurel Police Department officer in 2016 settled his federal lawsuit last week and the court dismissed the case Tuesday. Rashawn Curbeam filed suit last year in Prince George’s County Circuit Court ...

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Baltimore spending panel to consider $90K for man tackled, detained after witnessing robbery

Baltimore City Hall

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve a $90,000 settlement Wednesday with a man who witnessed a robbery and was forcibly taken into custody and later charged with assault when he refused to go to the police station to give a formal statement.

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