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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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Held for 2 years without trial, man could get $57K settlement

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The Baltimore City Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve a $57,500 settlement with a man who was incarcerated for nearly two years before federal drug and weapons charges against him were dropped. Devin Jones was arrested based ...

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Hagerstown drug treatment provider to pay $375K to settle Medicaid fraud case

A Hagerstown-based drug and alcohol treatment provider will pay $375,000 to the state to settle allegations it committed Medicaid fraud by employing a prohibited person and deceiving state regulators. Wells House Inc. employed a person on the federal List of Excluded ...

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Montgomery County settles with photographer in First Amendment case

Veteran photographer and video producer Mannie Garcia has reached a settlement in  a First Amendment lawsuit against Montgomery County and county police officers. Garcia, a credentialed member of the White House press corps for two decades, filed suit alleging he ...

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Germantown couple reaches $2M settlement after motorcycle crash

A Germantown couple has reached a $2 million settlement with a Florida man for injuries they suffered in a motorcycle accident two years ago. Vernon and Loretta Robinson were riding their Harley Davidson northbound on Route 219 in Garrett County ...

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Baltimore to settle police wrongful death lawsuit for $300K

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $300,000 settlement with the family of a man who died in police custody in 2012 after police say he ingested narcotics. The proposed settlement of a federal lawsuit ...

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