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July 10, 2019

A federal jury on Tuesday returned a $100,000 verdict against a former Baltimore police officer who had already been convicted of assaulting a 14-year-old while the teen was handcuffed to a hospital gurney, the teen’s attorney said.

Former Officer Duane Williams Jr. str...

April 25, 2019

“It was obvious that Sgt. Middleton was attacked and therefore the charges were dismissed,” said Latoya Francis-Williams, her attorney. “We are certainly grateful.”

Prosecutors have dropped the assault case against a Baltimore police sergeant arrested last summer outsid...

March 19, 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer has been arrested on charges of first-degree assault and misconduct in office. The state’s attorney charged Officer Kevin Battipaglia on Thursday on charges stemming from a Dec. 24 arrest, Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smit...

The federal authorities who prosecuted Baltimore’s corrupt police Gun Trace Task Force say they are now sharing evidence with local authorities for charges that could be filed on the local level.

A Baltimore police spokesman said Commissioner Darryl De Sousa is working...

December 6, 2017

Kelly Davis was in Baltimore Circuit Court on Monday, bracing for the worst. Her husband, Keith Davis Jr., was either going to be sentenced to prison for a homicide he had denied committing or granted a new trial. The future of her family hung in the balance. Prosecuto...

A Baltimore judge granted Keith Davis Jr. a new trial after fresh questions emerged about the prison witness whose testimony helped convict him in the killing of a Pimlico Race Course security guard.

Circuit Court Judge Lynn Stewart Mays said jurors received a “sanitize...

October 26, 2017

The lawsuit by a University of Maryland police trainee who was shot in the head during a training session — which was revived by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals over the summer — should begin moving forward again after the deadline to petition for Supreme Court r...

September 20, 2017

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The family of a Baltimore County man claims excessive forced by police led to the death of their loved one and they’ve filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit.

The medical examiner’s office ruled 21-year-old Tawon Boyd’s death as accidental, which was like...

Maryland has reached a $400,000 agreement to settle its share of a lawsuit in the 2013 death of Tyrone West from injuries received during a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore.

The settlement is scheduled for a vote Wednesday by the state Board of Public Works. It is pa...

A Baltimore city jury has awarded $850,000 in a wrongful-death case that alleged police failed to protect a woman who was fatally shot by her husband, a Baltimore city police officer.

Two Baltimore police officers were dispatched to the home of Officer James Walton Smit...

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