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State Warns of Dire Consequences if Pending Issues in Purple Line Case Are Not Resolved Quickly

Maryland Attorney General says judge needs to rule on the outstanding issues
05/25/17

Maryland Doesn’t Have Clear Plan To Wind Down Purple Line Operations If Legal Case Drags On, Official Says

Project’s deputy director said state’s legal team is looking for a way to allow construction to begin
05/25/17

Judge’s Legal Logic Questioned After Latest Ruling in Purple Line Case

Law professor says Judge Richard Leon did what Supreme Court has warned judges not to do by substituting his judgment for that of a federal agency
05/23/17

Purple Line Supporters Say Judge’s Ruling Presents Opportunity To End Legal Delays

Plaintiffs, who have long opposed the project, celebrated Monday’s ruling requiring further study of the light-rail project
05/22/17

Judge in Purple Line Case Calls for New Environmental Review Due to Metro’s Issues

Ruling could further delay construction of the light-rail project
05/22/17

Silver Spring Puppy Cruelty Case Ends With Six-Month Jail Sentence; County Bill Would Exempt Hotels From Lifeguard Requirement

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
05/18/17

Maryland Attorney General Files Writ of Mandamus in Purple Line Case

State is seeking to have a higher court force the district judge to issue a ruling in ongoing case
05/15/17

Judge Denies Motion To Lower Bond for Former Childcare Worker Charged with Killing Infant

Family and friends packed the court room Friday in support of Kia Divband
05/13/17

Trial Begins in Silver Spring Transit Center Lawsuit

Montgomery County is attempting to recover more than $40 million in cost overruns in the complex case
05/11/17

Second Teen in Rockville Rape Case Ordered To Be Released

Henry Sanchez Milian now faces two counts of possession of child pornography
05/09/17

Former NIH Employee Sold Stolen Medical Equipment, Other Government Property on eBay

Gaithersburg man pleaded guilty to stealing items valued at $75,000 while working for the agency
05/09/17

ICE Arrests Albert Einstein Student Accused of Having Gun in Stolen Car

Mario Granados-Alvarado had been released on bond before being picked up by federal immigration agents
05/08/17