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City approves $50K settlement for man who alleged officer injured him with ‘hip throw’ in 2016 altercation

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Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr

In addition to signing off on a record-setting $9 million settlement this morning for a man wrongfully convicted of murdering a woman in Baltimore in 1987, city officials also approved a $50,000 payout for a man who who alleged an officer injured his knee with a “hip throw” takedown in 2016.

City set to pay $9 million to man wrongfully convicted and jailed in 1987 rape-murder case

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Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr

The city could be doling out one of its largest-ever payouts tied to alleged police wrongdoing, assuming the Board of Estimates approves a $9 million settlement for James Owens, who was freed from prison in 2008 after DNA evidence cleared him in a 1987 rape-murder case.

Man whose nose was broken in 2015 scuffle with city officers set to receive $90,000 settlement

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Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr

The city has agreed to pay $90,000 to a man who sued multiple Baltimore police officers after they broke his nose in a May 2015 scuffle at a Mount Vernon row house, and then charged him several weeks later with assaulting one of the officers.

City to pay nearly $156K to owner of building damaged in April 2016 sinkhole repairs

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Image via ABC2.

Two years after a sinkhole collapsed a section of W. Centre Street near Park Avenue in Mount Vernon, the city is set to pay nearly $156,000 to the owner of a nearby property who sued after water damaged his building amid repairs.

Family to Receive $110K to Settle False Imprisonment Lawsuit Involving City Police

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Baltimore officials today approved yet another settlement tied to an incident involving city police officers, signing off on a $110,000 payout to a family who said they were falsely arrested and imprisoned.

City to Pay $50K to Family of Late Plaintiff Who was Assaulted by BPD Officer

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A still from surveillance footage.

The City of Baltimore is writing yet another check to settle a lawsuit involving a police officer, though in this case the recipient is no longer with us.

City Set to Pay Out $1.12 Million to Settle Four Lawsuits Involving Police Officers

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Baltimore City officials are signing some big checks this month to settle a series of lawsuits involving police dating back to 2013.

State, City Agree to Pay Combined Settlement of $1 Million to Family of Tyrone West

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Tyrone West’s family in 2013. Still via YouTube/Baltimore Bloc.

Maryland officials today approved a settlement today awarding $400,000 to the family of Tyrone West, who was killed in 2013 during a struggle with Baltimore and Morgan State University police officers.

ACLU Sues Baltimore, Salisbury Police Over Gag Orders from Brutality Cases

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Maryland’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Baltimore and Salisbury police departments over so-called gag orders that bar police brutality accusers from commenting publicly on their cases after settling out of court.

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