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  • Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid

    Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid
    Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild. The...
  • Helping those who need it most in Somerset County

    Helping those who need it most in Somerset County
    Some residents of Somerset County — the part of Maryland that sustained the worst damage from last fall's Superstorm Sandy — are upset that the state's application for federal disaster aid would exclude from eligibility those with an income of...
  • AG Holder addresses stand-your-ground laws at NAACP convention

    AG Holder addresses stand-your-ground laws at NAACP convention
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's first black person to hold that post, urged NAACP members convening in Orlando on Tuesday to help overturn stand-your-ground laws that "senselessly expand the concept of self-defense." The law was expected...
  • Pain of sequestration is real

    Pain of sequestration is real
    Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
  • Housing agency pays $6.8 million to lead paint victims

    Housing agency pays $6.8 million to lead paint victims
    Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
  • Richmond's eminent domain mortgage plan faces a new concern

    Richmond's eminent domain mortgage plan faces a new concern
    There may be a new glitch in Richmond’s strategy to bring mortgage relief to residents using the city's eminent domain powers. The federal government has raised concerns that participating homeowners may not be eligible to refinance into the kinds...
  • Difficult justice for lead paint victims

    Difficult justice for lead paint victims
    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
  • Lead paint judgments against Baltimore inflated by delay

    Lead paint judgments against Baltimore inflated by delay
    Justice delayed is justice denied, so the legal maxim goes. Judgments delayed, however, can be downright expensive. Last week, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City announced that it had paid $6.8 million to satisfy outstanding court judgments that...
  • Three dozen Rollin' 30s gang members arrested in South L.A. raid

    Three dozen Rollin' 30s gang members arrested in South L.A. raid
    Nearly three dozen members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips were in custody Thursday morning on federal and state charges after early-morning raids by hundreds of LAPD officers and FBI agents across South Los Angeles, officials said. The arrests on gang,...
  • Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say

    Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say
    When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The banks hoped to avoid further enforcement action over widespread...
  • Homeless housing moves forward

    After years of discussion over "carrots," "sticks" and just about every combination thereof, the Costa Mesa City Council's decision to move forward the development of permanent supportive housing for the city's homeless population came as a "much needed,...