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  • Arson charge against volunteer firefighter dismissed

    Arson charge against volunteer firefighter dismissed
    A U.S. district judge has dismissed charges against a Baltimore County volunteer firefighter who was accused of deliberately setting a 2007 blaze in Halethorpe, accepting his lawyer's argument that the federal court did not have jurisdiction. Authorities...
  • Top court bans shocking judge from hearing cases

    Top court bans shocking judge from hearing cases
    The state's top court has banned retired Charles County judge Robert C. Nalley, who ordered a defendant be given an electric shock, from hearing cases, a judiciary spokeswoman said Wednesday. The Court of Appeals order, which went into effect Friday,...
  • Vacant mural project activist wins in court

    Vacant mural project activist wins in court
    A city judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a housing activist and blogger who had been sued by owners of two vacant homes splashed with murals designed to draw attention to Baltimore's blighted streets. Carol S. Ott, an activist who runs the Baltimore...
  • Neverdon loses again as he strives for place on November ballot

    Neverdon loses again as he strives for place on November ballot
    Veteran defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. has lost another battle in his effort to get his name on the November ballot as a candidate for Baltimore state's attorney. Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin P. Welch ruled against Neverdon on Tuesday in...
  • Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation

    Roger Goodell issues memo to team executives about Ray Rice investigation
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has written a memo to NFL team executives today detailing the league's investigation into former Ravens running back Ray Rice's domestic violence incident. Rice was suspended indefinitely Monday by the NFL and the Ravens...
  • Judge: Federal government violated Fair Labor Standards Act during shutdown

    A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that they could soon be eligible for a payout. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith...
  • Harford Board of Appeals hears airport expansion case

    Harford Board of Appeals hears airport expansion case
    The battle over the future of the Harford County Airport reached the Harford County Council Tuesday night as the council, sitting as the Board of Zoning Appeals, heard from those for and against a proposed expansion of the airport. The proposal, which...
  • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti writes in letter, 'we let you down' in handling Rice incident

    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti writes in letter, 'we let you down' in handling Rice incident
    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is sending the following letter to Ravens personal seat license holders, suite owners and sponsors in response to the team's handling of the Ray Rice incident:   Sept. 9, 2014 Dear Ravens Stakeholder: You deserve an...
  • New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice

    New video, outcry lead Ravens to cut Rice
    A newly circulated video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee drew heightened and widespread outrage Monday, prompting the Ravens to fire the player whose dazzling runs on the field and anti-bullying efforts off it had endeared him to Ravens...
  • Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor

    Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor
    Former Catonsville doctor William Dando will not face trial for sexual assault allegations after agreeing never to practice medicine in Maryland again. Allegany County prosecutors dropped charges against him Tuesday, citing two factors — the "he...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • Marc B. Noren, family law attorney

    Marc B. Noren, family law attorney
    Marc B. Noren, a family law attorney and former manager for the Civil Division of the Clerk's Office of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, died of respiratory failure on Aug. 25, at his home in Pikesville. He was 59 and had suffered for several years...