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No charges against Shattuck in Baltimore County

Baltimore County's top prosecutor says he will not pursue criminal charges against former Ravens cheerleader and fitness author Molly Shattuck after re-examining allegations of sexual abuse involving a teenage boy.

State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said Friday that his office has spoken with a representative of the victim's family.

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Baltimore Co. police sergeant and wife charged with theft from credit union

The former CEO of a Towson credit union and her husband — a Baltimore County police sergeant — are charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the financial institution, authorities said.

Tina M. Galloway, 44, managed the HealthCare United Federal Credit Union, which serves employees of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Sheppard Pratt Hospital. She and her husband, Sgt.

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Mistrial declared for man accused of shooting Baltimore officer

A Baltimore circuit judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a man accused of shooting an off-duty Baltimore police officer after ruling that police had failed to turn over evidence to the defense.

Gregg Thomas is charged with attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of Sgt. Keith Mcneill in East Baltimore in March 2014.

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Man stabbed to death in Station North early Friday morning

Police found a man suffering from multiple stab wounds in Station North early Friday morning.

Officers found the man in the unit block of West North Avenue about 2:30 a.m., after being called there for a report of a cutting. Police did not identify the man but said he was 35 years old and homeless.

He died of the injuries at an area hospital.

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6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Six people have admitted their roles in a heroin trafficking operation.

U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld says the operation that transported heroin from Baltimore into West Virginia was disrupted by a 163-count federal indictment encompassing 41 defendants.

Ihlenfeld says the six defendants pleaded guilty to various charges this week in federal court in Martinsburg.

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Charges dropped against boyfriend in baby abandonment case

Second-degree assault charges were dropped Thursday against the boyfriend of the woman charged in a baby abandonment case that made national news.

Cordell Lee Hall, 28, was accused of pushing Sandra McClary in the head and chest while on the way to a party on July 4, according to charging documents.

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