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Cycling Advocates, City Reach Settlement in Potomac Street Bike Lane Lawsuit

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A Baltimore Bike Party event in 2014. Photo by Brian O’Doherty.

Local cycling advocacy group Bikemore says it’s reached a settlement with the city that will keep the Potomac Street bike lane intact.

The Allens, Light City’s Creators, and the City Reach a Settlement in Their Trademark Court Battle

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

The legal dispute between the City of Baltimore and the couple who created Light City appears to be coming to a close.

Decades of Sex Abuse Allegations Against Late Baltimore Priest Resurface in Settlements

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Courtesy The Huffington Post/Archbishop Keough HS Yearbook
Courtesy The Huffington Post/Archbishop Keough HS Yearbook

A number of people who say they were sexually abused by a priest at Archbishop Keough High School in their younger years have received payouts from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Baltimore Settles Two More Police Brutality Lawsuits

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Baltimore Police Homicide Division
Baltimore Police Homicide Division

Over the past four years, Baltimore City has spent nearly $13 million to settle police brutality lawsuits filed against city cops. This week, that tab got a little bigger, as the city paid a woman who was taken on a notorious “rough ride” $95,000 as well as $125,000 for a man who was shot in the arm and stomach by an officer who was trying to break up a rowdy crowd.

The Gynecologist Who Secretly Filmed Patients Just Cost Hopkins $190 Million

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Last year, a former employee tipped Baltimore Police off to the fact that Johns Hopkins gynecologist Nikita Levy was secretly filming patients. An investigation quickly turned up more than 1,300 videos and images; as many as 9,000 patients may have been affected in one way or another. Before he could be prosecuted, Levy killed himself — leaving the hospital to bear the brunt of the victims’ anger (and lawsuits).

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