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Laurel police officer to pay $125,000 in civil rights lawsuit

A Laurel police officer has agreed to pay $125,000 to a Hyattsville man, who claims he was strip-searched in public by the officer based on racial profiling during a 2015 traffic stop, according to a settlement reached this week that will close a federal civil case. The lawsuit was jointly filed...

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Laurel police chase ends in Washington, D.C.

A 22-milechase by Laurel police ended with the arrest of a Laurel man early Wednesday morning in Washington, D.C. City spokeswoman Audrey Barnes said Laurel police arrested Paul Pattison, 48, who was taken to the Prince George's County Detention Center for a bond hearing before the court commissioner....

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  • Former Pallotti standout ends college basketball career on a scoring surge

    Former Pallotti standout ends college basketball career on a scoring surge

    After playing two seasons of college basketball at Division I Loyola of Maryland, Tiffany Padgett decided it was time for a change. Padgett, who grew up in Laurel, transferred to George Mason University after she was an all-conference rookie of the year in 2012-13 and a solid contributor as a sophomore...

  • Former Pallotti standout DeShields shines overseas

    Former Pallotti standout DeShields shines overseas

    Former St. Vincent Pallotti basketball standout Keron DeShields admits he is a product of the streets of Baltimore. As a young boy, he lived with his single mother in a one-bedroom apartment in Woodington Gardens, near Mount Saint Joseph High School. They also lived in a small apartment in Woodlawn,...

  • Seton Keough carries on with quarterfinal win over St. Vincent Pallotti

    Seton Keough carries on with quarterfinal win over St. Vincent Pallotti

    The Seton Keough basketball legacy lives on for at least two more days — and maybe longer, if the Gators have their way. In Tuesday's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference quarterfinal, the No. 9 Gators played with the intensity you might expect of a team wanting to make...

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  • Laurel city government offices open, while county schools close

    Laurel city government offices open, while county schools close

    City government offices opened at regular hours today in Laurel as the National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. A mixture of snow and sleet hit Laurel over night, with accumulation predicted to reach up to 3 inches throughout the day. According to the...

  • Double T Diner to open ninth location in Laurel

    Double T Diner to open ninth location in Laurel

    The Double T Diner chain will open its newest restaurant as early as summertime in Laurel, at the former Silver Diner on Baltimore Avenue. The Baltimore-based diner chain applied for permits to renovate the building's interior in February, said Jack Brock, director of the Department of Planning...

  • Laurel Public Works preparing for season's first major snowfall

    Laurel Public Works preparing for season's first major snowfall

    The city of Laurel's first significant snowfall of the year, which is expected to begin tonight, may bring 4 to 8 inches of snow over the next two days, according to the National Weather Service. Laurel Public Works crews will begin pre-treating 23 miles of city streets at noon today, according...

  • Parkland swap under consideration for Savage development

    Parkland swap under consideration for Savage development

    A proposed land swap between Howard County and a developer could facilitate the development of the Settlement at Savage Mill, a 35-unit project near Savage Park. The county is considering swapping 2.73 acres of parkland, already razed for sewer construction, for 2.77 acres of the developer's land...

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