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Judge: Gay couple’s child was US citizen at birth in Canada (access required)

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the State Department must recognize that the daughter of a gay couple in Maryland has been a U.S. citizen since her birth in Canada via a surrogate last year.

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Parents of teen killed in school shooting sue board of education (access required)

The family of a 16-year-old student killed in a school shooting in 2018 filed suit against the St. Mary’s County Board of Education last week, alleging the school failed to protect her. Jaelynn Willey was shot on March 20, 2018, by Austin ...

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Somerset Co. files first opioid suit post-Purdue bankruptcy (access required)

Somerset County has joined the cavalcade of county and local governments in Maryland that are suing over the opioid crisis, but it is the first Maryland jurisdiction to do so without naming Purdue Pharma, the OxyContin manufacturer that has become the face ...

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Man shot by Laurel police in 2016 reaches settlement (access required)

A Baltimore County man who was shot by a Laurel Police Department officer in 2016 settled his federal lawsuit last week and the court dismissed the case Tuesday. Rashawn Curbeam filed suit last year in Prince George’s County Circuit Court ...

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Former Montgomery Co. economic development COO sentenced to 4 years (access required)

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The former chief operating officer for the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development who admitted to embezzling $6.7 million in county funds was sentenced to four years in prison by a federal judge Friday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. ...

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Marriott data breach cases consolidated in Maryland (access required)

A federal judge in Greenbelt will oversee centralized pretrial proceedings in dozens of lawsuits against Marriott International Inc. over a massive data breach the company reported last year. The lawsuits generally allege there was unauthorized access for four years to ...

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Data breach lawsuit filed against Marriott in Md. federal court (access required)

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A group of class-action law firms Thursday filed the largest-to-date lawsuit over Marriott International Inc.’s recent admission that millions of customers’ private data was accessed by hackers. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, includes 176 plaintiffs from all ...

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Jury deliberating in fraud trial of Ponzi scheme suspect (access required)

GREENBELT — A federal jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of an investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme to finance her lavish lifestyle, including spending more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India. At ...

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