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  • Search for Anne Arundel police chief narrowed to two candidates

    Search for Anne Arundel police chief narrowed to two candidates
    Anne Arundel County could have a new chief for its troubled Police Department within weeks, as County Executive Laura Neuman said she has narrowed the search to two Marylanders. Neuman declined to identify the top candidates but said this week that she...
  • Labor nominee Perez faces sharp questions from GOP senators

    Labor nominee Perez faces sharp questions from GOP senators
    Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
  • Family to appeal decision over Hopkins planned research institution in Gaithersburg

    A family that sued Johns Hopkins University over its intent to build high-rise buildings on a gift of land intended for a low-rise campus will appeal a judge's decision to allow the institution to move forward with its plans. In a statement, the...
  • U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy

    U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy
    The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation...
  • 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...
  • Officer thrown from I-83 sues driver, vehicle owner

    Officer thrown from I-83 sues driver, vehicle owner
    The Baltimore police officer who was thrown over the side of Interstate 83 and fell 20 feet after a car crashed into her vehicle as she helped a stranded motorist has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the driver and the owner of the vehicle....
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against former Baltimore International president

    A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has dismissed a $5 million lawsuit filed against the former president of Baltimore International College by the board of the defunct culinary school. The suit, a counterclaim, alleged that Roger Chylinski, who...
  • Truss gets 50 years for killing two downtown in 48 hours

    Truss gets 50 years for killing two downtown in 48 hours
    Isaac Truss, his body shaking so much that the clinking of his shackles could be heard in the back of the courtroom, seemed unsure during his sentencing on two murders Wednesday whether he wanted to show remorse or try the case.  Having already pleaded...
  • 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...
  • Will Wall Street prevail?

    Will Wall Street prevail?
    Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...