Judge Considers Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Against Biotech Company By Henrietta Lacks’ FamilyHenrietta Lacks' cells were used in the development of the polio vaccine, along with treatments for cancer, HIV/AIDS, leukemia and Parkinson’s disease. She died of cancer in 1951.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Is Joining Dozens Of Other School Districts In Suing A Vape CompanyOne of the largest school districts in Maryland is cracking down on the vape company, Juul Labs.
Baltimore County Submits Council Redistricting Map, But Critics Say New Proposal Doesn't Address Civil Rights ConcernsThe Baltimore County Council on Tuesday night submitted new court-ordered boundaries for its seven councilmanic districts, but critics who sued the county over an earlier proposal, alleging it was biased, say the map does not address their concerns about representation for voters of color.
Unemployed Workers Union Squares Off With Maryland Department Of LaborThe Unemployed Workers Union (UWU) took its fight back to the circuit court for a renewed push to get claims of unpaid benefits out to Marylanders.
Purdue Pharma Deal Has Families Deflated, Angry But HopefulFor those who lost loved ones in the opioid crisis, making sure the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma paid a price was never just about money. What many wanted was a chance to confront the Sackler family face to face, to make them feel their pain.
7-Time Preakness Winner Bob Baffert Sues Churchill Downs Over SuspensionBob Baffert has sued Churchill Downs and track leadership in federal court, seeking to overturn the embattled Hall of Fame trainer's two-year suspension on grounds it violated his due process rights.
Anton Black's Family Lauds Judge's Decision Not To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Fatal Encounter With PoliceA federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the family of Anton Black, a 19-year-old Black man who died in 2018 after an altercation with police on the Eastern Shore.
With Cases And Hospitalizations Declining, Pittman Defends Anne Arundel County Mask Mandate In Face Of LawsuitWith cases and hospitalizations declining, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Jr. defended the county's indoor mask mandate in the face of a lawsuit asking for a temporary restraining order to block the policy.
Havre De Grace Files Lawsuit Against Harford Country Over Council RedistrictingThe city of Havre de Grace announced on Thursday that they filed a lawsuit against Harford Country Government and Members of the County Council.
Unemployed Workers Union Vows To Keep Fighting After Baltimore Judge Dismisses LawsuitA class-action lawsuit filed by a coalition of Marylanders seeking unemployment benefits for those who haven’t received them has been thrown out.
Two Men Sue BPD, Indicted Sgt. Newberg Over 2019 ArrestsTwo Baltimore men on Thursday sued the Baltimore Police Department and indicted Sgt. Ethan Newberg, alleging that Newberg unlawfully detained them during separate 2019 arrests.
State Agencies Say Labor Shortages Are Impacting Processing Times For Unemployment ClaimsThousands of Marylanders are still waiting for unemployment checks and the company assisting the state is working overtime to make it happen. But, the labor shortage is taking its toll on these state agencies.
Unemployed Workers Union Continue Push For Unpaid BenefitsThe Unemployed Workers Union is continuing its push for the payment of unemployment benefits that they say have not been provided to thousands of Marylanders.
Trump Files Lawsuit To Block Release Of Jan. 6 DocumentsFormer President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection to the congressional committee investigating the attack, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden.
'This Is About Genetic Justice': Ben Crump Files Suit Against Thermo Fisher Scientific Over Henrietta Lacks' Stolen CellsCivil rights attorney Ben Crump on Monday announced the filing of a lawsuit against a biotechnology company on behalf of the estate of Henrietta Lacks.