A Baltimore jury has awarded $50,000 to a man who was stunned with a Taser outside his East Side home three years ago when he refused to fully submit to a police officer investigating a gun sighting on his block. ...Read More »
Two months into 2011, verdicts or settlements of lawsuits alleging misconduct by Baltimore police officers have cost the city more than $800,000. Settlements of such cases totaled more than $7.25 million from mid-2007 to mid-2010, and there were additional settlements ...
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FREDERICK — A federal appeals court says a Frederick County sheriff’s deputy can be tried for allegedly using excessive force by firing an electronic stun gun at a Frederick man who later died. The Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., ...Read More »