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Misdemeanor

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Proposed Bill Would Increase Penalty For Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving

A heartbroken Maryland mother pushes for change in Annapolis. Three years after losing her young son to a texting-related crash, she made an emotional appeal to toughen up Maryland’s distracted driving laws.

02/26/2014

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Frederick Deputy Guilty Of W.Va. Larceny

A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy is resigning after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor larceny charge in Berkeley County, W.Va.

02/26/2014

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Parents Charged With Child Abuse After Family Of 5 Found Living On Sailboat

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a mother and father have been charged with child abuse after the family, including two boys, was found living on a squalid sailboat on the Magothy River.

02/20/2014

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Lawyers For Chris Brown Pick Trial Date In D.C.

Prosecutors and lawyers for singer Chris Brown have chosen April 17 as the start date for his trial on a misdemeanor assault charge.

02/20/2014

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About 1,500 Wrongly Taken Off Md. Voter Rolls

Court officials say roughly 1,500 Maryland residents with misdemeanor convictions were wrongly taken of voter rolls over the last six years.

07/30/2013

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Counsel Says Alston Is Removed From State Office

The Maryland General Assembly’s counsel says Delegate Tiffany Alston’s conviction for paying a law firm employee with state money permanently removes her from her term.

11/02/2012

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Mom Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor In Child’s Injury

A woman has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in connection with an injury to her 2-year-old son months before he was killed.

09/13/2012

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Alston Found Guilty Of Misdemeanor Theft

Maryland Delegate Tiffany Alston has been found guilty of misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office.

06/12/2012