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Frederick Co. deputy defends stun gun use in death case

A former Frederick County sheriff’s deputy has testified in a wrongful death case that he used a stun gun on a prone and unresponsive man because he believed he posed a credible threat. The Frederick News-Post reports that former Cpl. ...

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Week in review: 12/9/11

City swears in Rawlings-Blake Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake delivers her inaugural address Tuesday as Baltimore mayor’s after being elected to a full four-year term in November. The former City Council president has served as mayor since February 2010, when she replaced Sheila ...

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Week in review: 10/21/11

Redistricting plan approved Gov. Martin O’Malley signed his congressional redistricting plan Thursday, shortly after the state Senate took a final vote to correct typographical errors in the bill. The Senate first approved the plan Tuesday, and the House of Delegates approved ...

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2 Baltimore police officers sued for Taser use

A 66-year-old Baltimore man filed suit Monday against two Baltimore police officers, saying one of them used a Taser twice without cause after responding to a domestic dispute in June at his home on Elmora Avenue. According to the complaint, ...

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Second misconduct suit filed against Baltimore officer

A Baltimore Police Department sergeant who already had one misconduct lawsuit pending against him was sued again Thursday — this time for allegedly using Hollywood-style intimidation tactics to threaten Baltimore resident Mark C. Harrell. Harrell and Roslyn Wiggins say that ...

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Top 5: ‘It was a case that should never have gone to trial’

After insisting that he was a victim of police retaliation, West Baltimore boxer Deon Johnson had his attempted murder case dropped this week on the morning of the trial. That story and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. ...

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