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2 captured after escape from Md. juvenile facility

WESTERNPORT — Authorities say two 17-year-old boys escaped from the Backbone Mountain Youth Center in Garrett County, but were captured within hours. The Cumberland Times-News reports that an Allegany County deputy sheriff and deputies and officers from other agencies found ...

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Report: New details on death of man with Down syndrome at Frederick theater

Police tried to forcibly remove a man with Down syndrome from a Maryland theater with tragic results, despite warnings from his caretaker that her client would "freak out" if they touched or spoke to him, according to her statement contained in an investigative file released Monday.

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Police settle suit claiming racially motivated stop

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $55,000 settlement with a Philadelphia man who claimed state troopers stopped him three times in two months because he is black and then pursued trumped-up charges that cost him 20 days in jail after he filed a Public Information Act request for details of the traffic stops.

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