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State seeks to block $18.5M award in inmate’s death

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office is asking a Baltimore judge to cancel or reduce an $18.5 million award stemming from the murder of an inmate aboard a state prison bus. The hearing is scheduled Monday afternoon in Baltimore City Circuit ...

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Va. Tech president testifies: ‘I tried my best’

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech’s president on Friday defended his actions during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, saying in court: “I tried my best.” President Charles Steger testified for two hours at a wrongful death trial brought ...

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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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