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Md. Man Charged In Judge’s Kidnap Found Competent

A Maryland man charged with kidnapping and assaulting a Montgomery County judge with whom he was living has been found competent to stand trial.

11/17/2014

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Hearing On New Trial Begins In Chandra Levy Case

Lawyers for a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy returned to court Wednesday as part of their pitch to a judge that he deserves a new trial because of what they say are problems with a key witness.

11/12/2014

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Controversy Continues Around Boy Chewing Pastry Into Gun

A controversy continues in Anne Arundel County. School leaders are defending their decision to keep a suspension on the record of a seven-year-old boy.

09/03/2014

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Baltimore City Police Commissioner Will Serve For 6 More Years

Baltimore City’s top cop will stay on the job. City Council members have agreed to extend Anthony Batts’ contract for another six years.

08/27/2014

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Maryland Gun Control Law Debated In Federal Court

The debate over Maryland’s newest gun law moves to federal court. A US judge in Baltimore heard arguments Tuesday calling the state’s ban on the sale of assault rifles unconstitutional.

07/22/2014

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Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set In Annapolis

There’s been some movement towards resolving an issue holding up Governor Martin O’Malley’s minimum wage bill. A Senate committee could be voting soon on the proposal to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour.

03/26/2014

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Many Come To Cummings’ Defense After He Was Silenced At A Committee Hearing

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings fires back a day after his mic is cut off in a committee hearing.

03/06/2014

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IRS Scandal Hearing Gets Heated; Cummings’ Microphone Turned Off

Explosive exchange. A Maryland congressman and a prominent committee chair got into a heated argument on Capitol Hill. The war of words highlights serious tensions between Republicans and Democrats.

03/05/2014

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Attorneys Ask Judges To Uphold Bail Hearing Ruling

Attorneys for indigent defendants are opposing Attorney General Douglas Gansler’s call for Maryland’s top court to overturn a landmark decision that says arrestees have a constitutional right to counsel at initial bail hearings.

03/05/2014

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Senate Committee Approves DNR Secretary Nomination

A Senate committee approved Joseph Gill’s nomination as secretary of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources on Monday, despite Gill’s recent conflicts with commercial fishermen.

03/03/2014

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O’Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is ‘Pretty Modest’

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.

02/17/2014

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Minimum Wage Debate Focuses On Entire Md. Economy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing testimony on a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

02/11/2014

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