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Feds sue mortgage broker, alleging lending fraud

NEW YORK — The federal government sued one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage brokers on Tuesday, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose ...

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Assistant pleads guilty in historic document theft

A presidential historian’s assistant pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to steal valuable documents from archives throughout the Northeast. Jason Savedoff, 24, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Savedoff and historian Barry Landau were charged in July with ...

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Maryland resident files lawsuit on redistricting map

GREENBELT — A Maryland man has sued over Gov. Martin O’Malley’s congressional redistricting map. Smithsburg resident Howard Gorrell, who attended all 12 redistricting hearings this summer, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Thursday. Gorrell contends the ...

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City opts to settle lawsuit with police helicopter pilot

Baltimore’s spending panel is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a $245,000 settlement for a decorated helicopter pilot who says he was ostracized and tricked into resigning from the city police department after he wrote a letter about deficiencies and waste ...

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Lt. Gov. Brown testifies in Currie’s bribery trial

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has testified that he considers state Sen. Ulysses Currie a mentor and a man of strong integrity. Brown testified on Monday in Currie’s federal bribery trial. Currie, a Democrat who represents Prince George’s County, is ...

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