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  • 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...
  • Court orders Balto. Co. to pay $573,000 to police retirees

    Court orders Balto. Co. to pay $573,000 to police retirees
    A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered the county to refund nearly $573,000 in health insurance premiums that had been overpaid by hundreds of Police Department retirees, following years of litigation between the county and the police union....
  • Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside

    Terps Trio: Basketball schedule, Dez Wells' lawsuit, Trayvon Reed's upside
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What are your thoughts on Maryland’s just-released basketball schedule? Jeff Barker: A few...
  • Hospital distances itself from Midei, stent procedures

    Hospital distances itself from Midei, stent procedures
    St. Joseph Medical Center did not have authority over the medical decisions cardiologist Mark Midei made for his stent patients, attorneys for the Towson hospital's former owners said in court Monday as they attempted to separate the institution from...
  • City, former officer settle for $60K over failure to shave for Obama visit

    City, former officer settle for $60K over failure to shave for Obama visit
    A former Baltimore police officer won a $60,000 settlement from the city on a claim that his civil rights were violated when he was handed a plastic Bic razor and forced to shave for a visit by then-President-elect Barack Obama. Anthony Brown, a former...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies

    Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies
    It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles. When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
  • Another convicted Harford murderer granted a new trial

    Another convicted Harford murderer granted a new trial
    An Edgewood man, convicted in 1980 of the execution style murder of a shopkeeper during a robbery, has been granted a new trial under a controversial ruling that has vacated scores of old murder convictions around the state. Retired Harford Circuit...
  • Lawsuit seeks removal of Naval Academy superintendent from sex assault case

    Lawsuit seeks removal of Naval Academy superintendent from sex assault case
    An attorney for the Naval Academy midshipman who accused three classmates of sexually assaulting her at an off-campus party is asking a federal judge to bar the academy superintendent from deciding whether the case goes to a court-martial. Under the...
  • Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator

    Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator
    Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
  • City Homes files for bankruptcy protection

    City Homes files for bankruptcy protection
    Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
  • Midei says stents may have saved the life of patient suing him

    Midei says stents may have saved the life of patient suing him
    Mark Midei said in court Wednesday that he may have saved the life of a former patient by placing three stents in the man's heart, disputing the patient's claims in a $50 million lawsuit alleging that the procedure was unnecessary. Midei's testimony came...