Anne Arundel County pays out more than $100,000 to settle a lawsuit. The accuser was a key assistant to former County Executive John Leopold who says he fired her when she complained about his sexual advances.
Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold said he would foot his legal bills in a federal harassment lawsuit filed by his former press aide if he loses. Karla Hamner claims Leopold made unwanted sexual advances toward her and fired her after she complained.
Perjury accusations involving police officers in Anne Arundel County all stem from a lawsuit filed against county executive John Leopold. Now a county councilmember is demanding answers.
Major developments surrounding the Anne Arundel County executive under fire. John Leopold faces several court battles, including misconduct allegations that he misused his executive protection squad.
A grand jury has indicted Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold. On Friday, he was charged with multiple counts of misconduct in office and one count of fraudulent misappropriation of county finances.