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Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake of Law

Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.



Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Fatally Hurt in Crash

Maryland State Police say a Baltimore man was fatally injured in a crash minutes after fleeing a traffic stop in Calvert County.


File photo of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Scalia: Court Upholding Traffic Stop Based On Anonymous Tip ‘A Freedom-Destroying Cocktail’

The Supreme Court says an anonymous tip can be sufficient to justify a decision by police to pull a car over on suspicion of reckless or drunken driving.



Driver Fleeing Traffic Stop Killed in Crash in Md.

Maryland State Police say a Delaware man was killed after he fled during a traffic stop and crashed in a field in Caroline County.


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Baltimore Man Dies After Being Handcuffed in Traffic Stop

Howard County police say a Baltimore man who was being handcuffed after a traffic stop collapsed to the ground and died.


The scene of the accident at the intersection of Quince Orchard Road and Great Seneca Highway in Gaithersburg. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Man Shot By Officer Flees, Crashes in Md.

Montgomery County Police say officers shot a man during a traffic stop, but he fled and crashed nearby.