| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A lawsuit challenging both the Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that pit bulls are "inherently dangerous" and a Baltimore landlord's decision to ban the animals from its property to avoid liabilities created under the ruling was recently amended to...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge dismissed Monday a defamation lawsuit filed by Dr. Mark Midei against St. Joseph Medical Center, barring the embattled cardiologist from seeking damages against his former hospital in the scandal over unnecessary...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:20 AM
A former Anne Arundel County teacher has filed an age-discrimination lawsuit against the school system, contending that she was systematically bypassed for promotion in favor of younger applicants and faced retribution when she complained.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Weeks after being publicly pressured to repay legal fees, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold announced Wednesday that he will pay back taxpayers if he loses a pending sex discrimination case brought by a former employee.
The private, $450-an-...
| May 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
However Baltimore's plain-spoken police commissioner is remembered, when he departs on the first day of August, he will leave his successor a challenging target.
The number 200.
That is the standard by which Frederick H. Bealefeld III's successor will...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Today's forecast calls for highs in the upper 50s, cloudy skies and gusty winds. There is a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows are expected in the upper 30s, with a chance of rain showers tonight.
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| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The veil was lifted Thursday on decades of confidential sexual-abuse allegations in the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America with the court-ordered release of more than 1,200 of the organization's "perversion files."
The files offer the public an...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Carroll County's Delegation to Annapolis said this past week that the county would be better off under the state's "doomsday" budget, and stands to lose some $1 million in state funding in a special session of the Maryland General Assembly.
In a May 3...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A resident at the low-income Armistead Gardens housing development is suing the state in federal court, asking judges to strike down a recent court ruling that pit bulls are inherently dangerous.
In a complaint filed Wednesday, lawyers for Joseph...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Three of County Executive John R. Leopold's top aides have threatened to sue a co-worker for libel after she accused them of sexual harassment, spying and destroying documents.
An attorney for the three aides wrote two letters to the co-worker...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Many patients taken to the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore cling to life, barely able to breathe, much less consent to participate in a medical trial, a reality that makes trauma research extremely difficult.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:46 AM
As part of new Superintendent Renee Foose's continuing realignment of the Howard County schools' central office, the school system will no longer have in-house legal counsel.
"The model's not functioning as it was originally designed," Foose told the...