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  • 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...
  • After wrongful conviction, second man to be tried in murder

    After wrongful conviction, second man to be tried in murder
    State and federal prosecutors have had two explanations for how Robert Long ended up dead. In the first, he was killed over a dispute with a drug dealer. In the second, he was killed because he agreed to testify against one of his co-conspirators in a...
  • Baltimore school system sued over homeless students

    Baltimore school system sued over homeless students
    Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms. The class-...
  • FTC says debt collector sent deceptive text messages to consumers

    The Federal Trade Commission brought its first case against a California debt collector that allegedly sent text messages to consumers. Nothing wrong with that, but the debt collector didn’t let on that it was debt collector, the agency said....
  • Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case

    Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case
    The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent. Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
  • Pair sue over Horseshoe Casino site contamination

    Pair sue over Horseshoe Casino site contamination
    A new lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court over the construction of the Horseshoe Casino, this one accusing the city of violating the federal Clean Water Act by letting contaminants from the former chemical factory and industrial site seep into...
  • City jail grievance system broken, inmates, advocates say

    City jail grievance system broken, inmates, advocates say
    Suddenly and inexplicably one August night in 2011, the steel door of Steven Gabriel's jail cell at the Baltimore City Detention Center was unlocked and opened, according to documents he filed in state and federal court. Someone with a "flip-out pocket...
  • Va. woman dies after arrest on animal cruelty charges

    Va. woman dies after arrest on animal cruelty charges
    An attorney for a 62-year-old Virginia woman who died recently of chronic liver disease said he will sue the state corrections system for allegedly failing to appropriately tend to her medical needs after she was arrested on animal cruelty charges....
  • Joseph McM. Fairbanks, litigator

    Joseph McM. Fairbanks, litigator
    Joseph Fairbanks, a retired Baltimore litigator who was an inspiration and mentor to younger attorneys, died June 12 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 68. "Every litigation associate in our Baltimore office sought Joe out. He was a...
  • Civil trial opens in Anne Arundel slots campaign signs theft

    Civil trial opens in Anne Arundel slots campaign signs theft
    It's been more than two years since David Scott Corrigan was caught by a police officer slicing a campaign sign from its frame outside the headquarters of a pro-slots campaign committee in Severna Park. Corrigan's criminal case involving the theft of 70...
  • Howard Police terminate officer suing department for discrimination

    Howard Police terminate officer suing department for discrimination
    The black female Howard County Police officer suing the department in United States District Court for racial discrimination was fired last week, approximately one week after her attorney filed an amended complaint against the department, according to her...
  • Rand Paul seeking plaintiffs, funds for suit against NSA

    Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency. “Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...