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Md. Dems seek U.S. ethics probe of Bartlett, Mooney

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Democratic Party is seeking a congressional ethics investigation of Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s employment of state Republican Party chairman Alex Mooney while Mooney was also a candidate for the Maryland Republican’s seat. Democratic Party Executive Director David ...

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Feds asked to probe Maryland political enemies list

ANNAPOLIS — The Anne Arundel County police department’s second-in-command says he’s asked for a federal probe of the department. Deputy Police Chief Lt. Col. Emerson C. Davis revealed the request while testifying before the County Council on Monday. Davis told ...

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Police: Progress made in probe of Phylicia Barnes’ death

Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore. But police said Wednesday, nearly one year after Phylicia Barnes’ disappearance, that they can’t reveal details ...

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Montgomery Co. attorney caught in FBI probe to be sentenced Friday

A recently disbarred lawyer from Montgomery County will be sentenced this week to as much as 20 years in prison for his role in a multistate insurance scam ring. Amir Ryan Lahuti, 45, was one of four people who recruited ...

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Prosecutor: Former GlaxoSmithKline lawyer went too far

To federal prosecutors, former GlaxoSmithKline attorney Lauren Stevens led an effort to obstruct a U.S. Food and Drug Administration probe into her company’s marketing of the anti-depressant Wellbutrin SR as a weight-loss drug, a use not approved by the FDA. ...

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Month-long trial expected for former GlaxoSmithKline lawyer

Opening arguments begin Wednesday in the trial of a former GlaxoSmithKline attorney on charges of obstructing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration probe into her company’s marketing of the anti-depressant Wellbutrin SR as a weight-loss drug, a use not approved ...

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31 Baltimore officers suspended; 17 facing federal charges

Thirty-one Baltimore police officers have been suspended after authorities uncovered a towing extortion scheme, and 17 of them are facing federal charges. The department is starting suspension hearings Thursday for the officers, many of whom were assigned to the northeastern ...

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17 Baltimore officers charged in extortion scheme

The 14 Baltimore City police officers thought they were called to the police academy Wednesday morning for an equipment inspection. Instead, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III personally took their badges before they were arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit ...

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Prince George’s County liquor store owners plead not guilty

GREENBELT — The husband-and-wife owners of several Maryland liquor stores have pleaded not guilty to their alleged roles in a scheme to sell untaxed alcohol and cigarettes. Amrick and Ravinder Melhi of Clarksville were arrested as part of a sweeping ...

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