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Prince George’s jury awards $5.6M in warrant snafu

A jury has awarded damages of $5.6 million to a disc jockey who was arrested and jailed in 2009 after the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department mistakenly entered a warrant against him into the National Criminal Information System database. The ...

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Court to weigh lawyers’ rights to driving records

The Supreme Court has stepped into a dispute over whether lawyers can obtain personal information from driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits, despite a federal privacy law intended to shield motor vehicle records.

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Infringer hauled back from Belize to face civil contempt charges

After years of destroying evidence and ignoring court orders in a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit, Mark T. Pappas, CEO of Creative Pipe Inc., was arrested at his beachfront condo in Central America ...

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Crofton man calling himself ‘a joker’ threatened shooting

PALMER PARK — Calling himself “a joker,” a Maryland man with an arsenal of guns threatened to shoot up a business he was being fired from, and was wearing a T-shirt that said “Guns don’t kill people. I do” when ...

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Federal prosecutors shut down sports betting website Bodog.com

Federal prosecutors in Baltimore on Tuesday unsealed an indictment against online sports betting site Bodog.com and its principals, charging them with conspiracy to launder money and running an illegal sports gambling business. Prosecutors shut down the website Bodog.com Monday prior ...

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Justices seem troubled by breadth of warrant in domestic violence case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court grappled Monday with whether qualified immunity protects police who conduct a search based on a facially valid warrant that is later invalidated because it was overbroad and misstated pertinent information. At stake is Augusta Millender’s ...

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O’Malley to attend meeting on crime fighting

PALMER PARK — Maryland officials will be attending a monthly meeting on crime-fighting efforts in Prince George’s County. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker are scheduled to attend the meeting in Palmer Park at the county’s ...

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