NCAA president Mark Emmert (R) speaks as Ed Ray, chairman of the NCAA's executive committee and Oregon State president looks on, during a press conference at the NCAA's headquarters to announce sanctions against Penn State University's football program on July 23, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The sanctions are a result of a report that the university concealed allegations of child sexual abuse made against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts related to sexual abuse of boys over a 15-year period. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Judge Mostly Rejects NCAA Bid For Secrecy in Civil Lawsuit

A judge has largely rejected an NCAA bid for secrecy in a civil lawsuit stemming from the brain-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player.


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D.C. Fish Market Businesses File Suit Against the City

The owners of three Southwest Waterfront businesses are suing D.C. and the developer of a $2 billion project they say is destroying their property.


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Lawsuit: Man Was Illegally Strip Searched in Laurel

A Prince George’s County man has filed a lawsuit against the city of Laurel, the Laurel Police Department, its chief and two of its officers claiming he was illegally stripped naked in public following a traffic stop.


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Son Files Suit Against Washington Gas in 102-Year-Old Mother’s Death

Beatrice Harley’s old age didn’t stop her from being able to take care of herself or the stray cats on her street, neighbors say.


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Lawsuit Filed Over Maryland Congressional Redistricting

government watchdog group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of Maryland’s congressional district map.


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Doctor With Rape Conviction Settles Civil Suit in Md.

A doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite his Florida rape conviction has settled a civil lawsuit alleging he molested a female patient in 2013.


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Virginia Court Revives Copyright Suit Against Bieber, Usher

A federal appeals court has reinstated a $10 million lawsuit claiming Justin Bieber and Usher copied parts of a song written by two Virginia songwriters.


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2 Groups Go to Court in Maryland for Clean Air Regulations

Two groups have gone to court to try to implement clean-air regulations they say are being blocked by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration.


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Family of Man Who Died of Heart Attack in Front of Firehouse Sues D.C.

Last January, 77-year-old Cecil Mills collapsed and died of a heart attack — allegedly as firefighters in a firehouse across the street looked on.


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Annapolis Couple Sues Realtor After Selling Home Infested With Snakes

An Annapolis couple is suing their realtor and the company she works for after buying what they felt was their dream home but soon learning it held a den of snakes.