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  • EEOC sues owner of Extended Stay America hotel in St. Mary's Co.

    EEOC sues owner of Extended Stay America hotel in St. Mary's Co.
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday it has sued Extended Stay Hotels for paying women less than men performing the same work at the company's facility in Lexington Park. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District...
  • Four Harford murderers and one rapist seeking new trials

    Four men convicted of murders that occurred in Harford County and a fifth convicted of first-degree rape, all more than 30 years ago, are seeking to have their cases retried as a result of a ruling last year by the state's highest court that jurors may...
  • With convictions for notorious 1981 Harford murders vacated, John Huffington could leave prison

    With convictions for notorious 1981 Harford murders vacated, John Huffington could leave prison
    Lawyers for John Norman Huffington, a Bel Air man who was twice convicted of killing a young man and young woman in Harford County in 1981, will argue for his release from prison on Thursday while Huffington awaits a new trial, granted this spring on...
  • Minority contracting advocate sues city, Ripken Foundation over Park Heights field

    Minority contracting advocate sues city, Ripken Foundation over Park Heights field
    A longtime minority contracting advocate has filed a lawsuit against Baltimore and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, alleging the creation of a new baseball field in Park Heights is bypassing competitive bidding requirements. In the lawsuit filed in...
  • Annapolis man pleads guilty to murder in Jan. 30 shooting

    A 20-year-old Annapolis man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder of a man in a deal that could win him a shortened sentence for testifying against a friend. Anne Arundel County prosecutor Michelle Smith recommended to Circuit Court Judge J....
  • Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed

    Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed
    Karla Porter matter-of-factly confessed on Thursday to hiring a hit man to kill her husband, testifying that she had him shot because she feared he would kill her first. "If Ray was alive, I would be dead," Karla Porter said as she gave three hours of...
  • In Obama's America, the federal government comes first

    In Obama's America, the federal government comes first
    Elections have consequences. People who attain political power daily make decisions that affect citizens in myriad ways, some not so obvious. For example, one of the more underanalyzed (but long lasting) consequences of a re-elected Barack Obama is...
  • Lawsuit: Maryland District Court failing to make bail bonds insurers pay up

    Lawsuit: Maryland District Court failing to make bail bonds insurers pay up
    A company that insures bail bonds is suing Maryland's District Court for being too lenient on its own industry. What gives? Lexington National Insurance Corp. says the playing field on which it's competing with rival companies is not level. The...
  • Family of college football player who died of head injuries files lawsuit

    Family of college football player who died of head injuries files lawsuit
    The family of Derek Sheely, a 22-year-old football player at Frostburg State University who died two years ago after sustaining successive head injuries on the practice field, has filed a lawsuit alleging that "reckless disregard for player health and...
  • Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit

    Judge denies legal fees in poultry pollution suit
    A federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid by poultry producer Perdue and an Eastern Shore farmer to make the Waterkeeper Alliance pay more than $3 million in attorneys' fees for its failed lawsuit alleging that the company and its contract grower were...
  • Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms

    Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms
    The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate. Crystal McKain of Leesburg,...
  • Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional'

    Clear Channel sues Baltimore, calls new billboard tax 'unconstitutional'
    Arguing that billboards should be protected as free speech by the First Amendment, media firm Clear Channel Outdoor has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore and its new billboard tax. Baltimore began imposing a tax last month on billboard...