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  • Settlement in decades-old fair housing case

    Hundreds of families living in some of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods will get to move to better conditions under a proposed settlement that could finally resolve a fair housing case dating back to 1995. Attorneys representing current and...
  • Paw & Order: One Columbia law firm is making sure pets have a voice

    Paw & Order: One Columbia law firm is making sure pets have a voice
    The Thienel Law Firm of Columbia has four associates. Managing member Stephen C. Thienel, however, has two more of his own -- chocolate Labs Mocha and Star, who spend the day greeting clients or curled up in his office, where they could be poster pups...
  • Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis

    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., special counsel during S&L crisis
    Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston who was Maryland's special counsel during the 1985 savings and loan crisis, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist...
  • Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks

    Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks
    Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...
  • Cherry Hill activist's car vandalized

    Cherry Hill activist's car vandalized
    The vehicle of a Cherry Hill activist and pastor was defaced with a threatening message on Thursday, and city police say they are investigating. It's the second time Cleoda Walker says she has been threatened since she started looking into complaints...
  • Family of boy who died in bus fall sues city school system

    The family of a 6-year-old special-needs student who died after he jumped from a moving school bus has filed an $80 million lawsuit alleging negligence on the part of the Baltimore school system and the contractor hired to transport him. The boy's...
  • Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate

    Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate
    The Catholic-school teacher had a pre-teen student pinned to the ground in his Baltimore classroom, the girl's blouse open and her chest exposed when the doorknob suddenly turned and the school principal — a nun — burst in. The screaming...
  • Calif. man sues 7UP over antioxidant claims

    Calif. man sues 7UP over antioxidant claims
    A California man is suing Dr Pepper Snapple Group, the Plano, Tex. manufacturer of 7UP, in federal court over what he says are misleading antioxidant claims about its regular and diet Cherry Antioxidant, Mixed Berry Antioxidant, and Pomegranate...
  • Balto. Co. seeks delay in pension age-discrimination case

    Baltimore County has asked a judge to suspend proceedings in an age-discrimination case, saying in federal court filings that determining damages owed to employees and retirees could be a "lengthy, costly and complex" process that requires the review of...
  • Pair accused of near-beheading of three children reject deal

    Two men accused of nearly beheading three children in a horrific attack in Northwest Baltimore over eight years ago have rejected a plea deal from prosecutors, a defense attorney for one of them said. Brian Murphy, who is representing Adan Canela, 25,...
  • Patient sues over hepatitis C exposure

    Patient sues over hepatitis C exposure
    A patient believed to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical worker has sued Columbia-based Maxim Staffing Solutions Inc. for failing to report the traveling technician to legal authorities even though the company knew he had stolen narcotics...
  • Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading

    Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading
    Two Washington-based environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to block pollution trading in the Chesapeake Bay, contending the market-based cleanup program violates the federal Clean Water Act and will undermine rather than help efforts to restore the...