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Ex-Sheriff’s Department Commander Pleads Guilty

The former commander of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor misconduct in office.


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Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Official Resigns After Being Charged With Misconduct

The commander of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department resigned Wednesday after being charged with misconduct in office.


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Court Of Appeals Puts Alston Decision On Hold

The Maryland Court of Appeals has temporarily put on hold a judge’s decision regarding former Delegate Tiffany Alston and the man who wants to replace her.


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Judge: Former Delegate Tiffany Alston Is Out

Former Delegate Tiffany Alston automatically lost her seat in the Maryland House of Delegates when she was convicted of misconduct in office in October, and a Prince George’s County committee can withdraw the name of a former drug dealer it nominated to replace her, a judge ruled Wednesday.


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Judge’s Ruling On Delegate’s Seat Expected Soon

A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge is expected to make a ruling soon over a variety of issues relating to the status of a seat in the House of Delegates.


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Judge Asked To Order Gov. O’Malley To Appoint Greg Hall In Vacant Seat

A judge is scheduled to hold a hearing over matters related to a vacant seat in the Maryland House of Delegates.


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Attorneys: Lawmaker Should Be Reinstated To Office

A Maryland lawmaker removed from office for misconduct will fight to be reinstated, arguing that because her punishment was modified to probation, she is eligible to serve, her attorneys said Tuesday.


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Del. Tiffany Alston Suspended After Plea Deal For Misconduct

A Maryland lawmaker who pleaded guilty to settle two misconduct cases was automatically suspended from office without pay when a judge sentenced her, the state General Assembly counsel concluded in a legal opinion Wednesday.


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Del. Tiffany Alston Enters Plea Deal For Misconduct

A Maryland lawmaker’s future in office is uncertain after she entered a plea deal on Tuesday to settle two separate criminal cases for paying an employee in her law office $800 in state money and using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses.


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Surveillance Video Shows Md. Officer Striking Man

Surveillance video from a store in Maryland appears to show a police officer striking a man with a gun which then fires.


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Judge In WikiLeaks Case Weighs Evidence Request

Military prosecutors argued Wednesday for the right to present evidence of other misconduct by an Army private charged with a massive leak of classified information to the website WikiLeaks.


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Anne Arundel County Police: John Leopold Harassed His Assistant

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.