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  • Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged sexual abuse in Maryland

    Boy Scout files reveal 90 cases of alleged sexual abuse in Maryland
    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...
  • 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...
  • Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Getty reiterates concern for redistricting case; commissioners will get expense estimate

    State Sen. Joe Getty (R-Dist 5) this week reiterated his concerns about a Maryland Court of Appeals filing by three commissioners and three delegates to challenge the state legislative redistricting — saying that he believes use of the county...
  • Henson found guilty of conspiracy in robocall scandal

    Henson found guilty of conspiracy in robocall scandal
    Political consultant Julius Henson may have written the automated message that encouraged Democrats to stay home from the polls on Election Day 2010, but he didn't force voters to believe it, jury foreman Renee Johnson said Friday, explaining the split...
  • Civil rights leader charged with marijuana possession

    Civil rights leader charged with marijuana possession
    Carl O. Snowden, civil rights chief for the Maryland attorney general's office, was charged in Baltimore District Court with marijuana possession Friday — the same day he announced a voluntary leave of absence from his job — according to...
  • Civil rights leader arrested on marijuana possession charges

    Carl O. Snowden, civil rights chief for the Maryland Attorney General's Office, was arrested for alleged marijuana possession Friday while he was on probation for a drunken-driving conviction, according to online court records. He could face 60 days in...
  • Segregation suit reaches hands of federal judge

    A lawsuit alleging that Maryland's historically black colleges and universities continue to suffer from policies that promote racial segregation is now in the hands of a federal judge, six years after it was first filed. U.S. District Judge Catherine C....
  • Police detail charges against Snowden

    Police detail charges against Snowden
    Carl O. Snowden, the civil rights chief for the Maryland attorney general's office who was arrested on a drug charge last week, was in a car with a convicted felon in Druid Hill Park when city police officers smelled marijuana, according to court...
  • Mechanic Brad Marvel: A person, not a corporation

    Mechanic Brad Marvel: A person, not a corporation
    I need to take a moment to tell you about Brad Marvel, a trained, certified, proud and professional automobile mechanic. I think I should add the he's sincere and earnest, and emphasize that he's a human being — a person, not a corporation. I had a...
  • Gansler eyeing lawsuit over menhaden catch limits

    Gansler eyeing lawsuit over menhaden catch limits
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler says he's considering going to court if the interstate panel that regulates Atlantic coast fishing for menhaden doesn't cut back enough the catch of a Virginia-based fleet that takes the lion's share of the...
  • Cardiologist's defamation suit dismissed

    Cardiologist's defamation suit dismissed
    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...