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Baltimore ex-mayor sentenced to three years in prison in children's book fraud scheme

28 Feb 2020

BALTIMORE Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh was sentenced on Thursday to three years in federal prison for fraud and tax evasion schemes involving bogus sales of her children's book series. | Video

Baltimore ex-mayor sentenced to three years in prison in children's book fraud scheme

28 Feb 2020

BALTIMORE, Feb 27 Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh was sentenced on Thursday to three years in federal prison for fraud and tax evasion schemes involving bogus sales of her children's book series.

Former Baltimore mayor pleads guilty to charges related to book sales

22 Nov 2019

BALTIMORE Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty on Thursday to tax evasion and other federal charges related to sales of a self-published children's book as part of an illegal scheme to fund her election campaign.

UPDATE 2-Former Baltimore mayor pleads guilty in book sales scandal

22 Nov 2019

BALTIMORE, Nov 21 Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty on Thursday to tax evasion and other federal charges related to sales of self-published children's books as part of an illegal scheme to fund her political career.

Former Baltimore mayor charged with wire fraud over 'Healthy Holly' book sales

21 Nov 2019

BALTIMORE Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was charged on Wednesday with wire fraud and tax evasion relating to sales of her self-published "Healthy Holly" children's book to charities where she worked, federal prosecutors said. | Video

Obama on Rep. Cummings: 'Nothing weak about looking out for others'

26 Oct 2019

BALTIMORE Democratic leaders past and present remembered the late Elijah Cummings on Friday in eulogies that drew an implicit contrast between the civil rights activist and President Donald Trump, in whose impeachment inquiry the lawmaker played a leading role. | Video

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor

29 Jul 2019

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton, drawing a rebuke from Maryland's Republican governor and the black former Republican Party national chairman. | Video

'Serial' alibi witness posed 'terrible risk' to defense, Maryland says

29 Nov 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md./NEW YORK Maryland on Thursday asked the state's top court to reinstate the murder conviction of a man whose guilt was cast into doubt by the "Serial" podcast, saying his lawyer would have run "a terrible risk" by interviewing a witness who provided an alibi that conflicted with what the man had told investigators.

Baltimore residents call on judge to approve police reforms decree

07 Apr 2017

BALTIMORE Dozens of Baltimore residents said on Thursday the city's police department needs the reforms negotiated under a proposed consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice because they fear more incidents like the 2015 death of a black man while in police custody.

U.S. in deal to reform Baltimore police after Freddie Gray death

13 Jan 2017

BALTIMORE The city of Baltimore will enact a series of police reforms including changes in how officers use force and transport prisoners under an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department filed in federal court on Thursday.

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