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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...

Baltimore officials said Wednesday they plan to pay the family of Tyrone West $600,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit alleging police misconduct and excessive force. The announcement comes as state officials approved paying $400,000 to settle their share of the sui...

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...

May 19, 2017

Keith Davis, Jr. was charged with the shooting death of a security guard, purportedly using a gun that he insists wasn’t his. He’d earlier been shot at 44 times by police for what he maintains was a mistaken identity. On Tuesday, a mistrial was declared as the jury was...

December 20, 2016

A court decision striking down the life-without-parole sentence of a juvenile offender in Virginia has provided ammunition for Maryland civil-rights attorneys who claim 200 convicts are being held unconstitutionally under de facto life sentences without parole in Maryl...

A watchdog group filed a lawsuit Friday against the city and state boards of election for failing to accommodate voting for people who are incarcerated but not convicted of a crime.

The group, Voters for the Integrity of City Elections, or VOICE, estimates that 1,100 pe...

October 25, 2016

A black man died three days after he called police to his suburban Baltimore home during an outburst of strange behavior and was punched in the face and held to the ground by officers, police and relatives said.

Tawon Boyd, 21, died Wednesday after spending three days i...

September 24, 2016

A 21-year-old man died in a hospital near Baltimore on Wednesday, after an altercation with county police officers who repeatedly punched him as they responded to a call for an ambulance.

Tawon Boyd was pronounced dead after doctors failed to revive him following his en...

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