RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Trials and Arbitration

A collection of news and information related to Trials and Arbitration published by this site and its partners.

Top Trials and Arbitration Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications

    Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications
    Starting Wednesday, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana. But how the rest of that interaction with police plays out might depend on what jurisdiction you're in. Lawmakers did not legalize marijuana, but...
  • Baltimore officer charged with assaulting his wife and her boyfriend

    Baltimore officer charged with assaulting his wife and her boyfriend
    A city police officer was charged with felony assault after he stormed into a home in full uniform Monday and threatened to kill his wife with his service weapon, Baltimore police said. After the alleged attack, Officer Gualberto Diaz, 38, reported to...
  • Alleged million-dollar Harford caper involving used cooking oil reflects wider crime issue

    Alleged million-dollar Harford caper involving used cooking oil reflects wider crime issue
    The owner of a Harford County business, who is accused of participating in what local law enforcement characterize as a million-dollar scheme to steal used cooking oil, says he is trying to run a legitimate business processing used cooking oil brought...
  • Judge says no bail for second suspect in Sept. 16 Edgewood shooting

    Judge says no bail for second suspect in Sept. 16 Edgewood shooting
    The second of two men charged in connection with a shooting near an Edgewood playground on Sept. 16 was ordered to be held without bail Friday following his arrest the previous day. Tyrell Reginald Hairston, 29, of the 100 block of North Payson Street in...
  • Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

    Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality
    State and local politicians continued the call Monday for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline. "Police...
  • Grandmother of child who died of methadone intoxication sentenced to 40 years

    Grandmother of child who died of methadone intoxication sentenced to 40 years
    A Baltimore woman received a 40-year prison sentence Monday in the death of her 1-year-old grandson and abuse of her granddaughter after a judge said she rubbed methadone onto the children's gums before she put them to bed and headed off to a party....
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • The Holder legacy [Editorial]

    The Holder legacy  [Editorial]
    Of all the offices in the federal government, the job of attorney general may be one of the toughest as well the most thankless. Eric H. Holder, who announced last week that he is stepping down as the nation's top law enforcement official six years...
  • Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality

    Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality
    Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...
  • Prince George's Co. to limit holding immigrants for the feds

    Prince George's Co. to limit holding immigrants for the feds
    Prince George's County will become the state's second jurisdiction to stop honoring federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release unless agents can demonstrate it is likely that they have committed a crime, county officials...
  • Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison
    A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
  • Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port

    Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port
    A Japanese shipping line will pay a nearly $70 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to fixing prices and rigging bids for services at the port of Baltimore, the Justice Department said Friday. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, is the latest...