Md. bill would publicize monetary settlement with police

A bill that could require local law enforcement agencies in Maryland to report monetary settlements and judgments with police officers to the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services passed in the state’s House of Delegates this week.

Md. settles with nursing home firm that discharged patients

The state of Maryland on Thursday announced a $2.2 million settlement in its suit against the owners of Neiswanger Management Services, a nursing home company that routinely discharged patients when their Medicare coverage ran out and they had no income for further care.

Trials of 6 Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray will remain in city, judge rules

The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.

Freddie Gray’s case settled for $6.4 million, surpassing the $5.9 million Eric Garner settlement

The settlement was reached five months after Gray, 25, died from a neck injury while in police custody.