Maryland judges facing discipline could Baltimore
Maryland -- When last year, for a controversial Baltimore judge, Maryland's judicial discipline panel recommended an immediate suspension, she did not stop working immediately. Then, District court judge Devy Patterson Russell proceeded to take cases from the highest court of the state for seven months while waiting for a verdict on her fate.
Still, it is expected that the top court will consider a change that would allow it to get such judges off the bench quickly and on administrative leave until its final discipline choice.
The new proposal would allow the Appeals court to place a judge on interim administrative leave with pay as soon as the Judicial Disability Commission finds that the judge has committed "sanctionable conduct" warranting suspension or impeachment, or concludes that even a judge is unable to perform his duties correctly.
Before coming to any conclusions on a designation of a judge, the high court would still hold a hearing. It may take months for the high court to act on disciplinary recommendations at the moment, as it has to schedule the hearing, listen to arguments and deliver an opinion.
Recently, a committee reviewing procedural judge rules recommended the change, that will be forwarded for consideration to the Court of Appeals.
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Maryland — Three killed, one injured Friday night accident in Western Maryland, state police report. Three people were killed and in a two-vehicle crash on Friday night in Western Maryland a fourth person was injured, state police reported.
The accident took place around 7 p.m. And according to the Maryland State Police, when the SUV driver tried to make a U-turn and hit another car, the SUV overturned in Williamsport, near Hagerstown. The accident took place in Washington County on Greencastle Pike, south of Findley Mill Road.
The SUV driver, 73-year-old Charles E. Canfield, and two passengers, 72-year-old Carmen L. Canfield, and 82-year-old Vonda L. Jamison, all of Sharpsburg, were all confirmed dead at the scene reported by police.
Hagerstown's second vehicle driver, Robert L. Wilt Sr., 78, was taken to a local hospital for medical care. Saturday, the police failed to provide his condition. Police said the accident is still being investigated.
BALTIMORE — Thursday across Baltimore, six people have been shot, one fatally, police said. Two of that same shootings took place in northwest Baltimore on Thursday morning.
The two victims that happened just before 1 a.m. in the first shooting. Critically wounded in the 4600 block of Liberty Heights Avenue.
Also, in northwest Baltimore, the second shooting took place, leaving a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. Two more shootings occurred within one hour of each other on Thursday evening, leaving a 30-year-old man dead and a 34-year-old woman injured.
Police had been called for a Shot Spotter warning just before 6 p.m. at North Spring Street's 200 street. The 30-year-old man with gunshot wounds was found nearby. He was taken to a hospital in the area where he died later, police retorted.
The non-fatal shooting took place in southwest Baltimore about 45 minutes ago. Officers found the victim up to the neck with a gunshot wound. She was taken for treatment at a hospital.
The very last shooting took place at 10:40 p.m. Northwest of Baltimore, in the 3700 block of Fair-view Avenue.
The 45-year-old man with a shotgun wound to that of the abdomen was discovered by police. He was taken to an unknown condition hospital in the area, police reported. Calling police is asked for anyone with documentation about any of the shooting incidents.
Federal prosecutors claim that a Maryland person is convicted of attempting to sell heroin and other drugs to 14 years in prison. A docket from the federal court reveals that on Friday, Kenneth Grossman, 29, was convicted.
The U.S. In a news release, lawyer Robert K. Hur claimed Grossman headed a group that took guns and drugs to the streets of Baltimore.
The news release said Grossman pleaded guilty to distribute heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine as a member of a group called Young Finesse Kings themselves.
Prosecutors say in total nine people have pleaded guilty in connection with the case for roles in the distribution of drugs or possession of firearms. Grossman's attorney didn't respond immediately to a message seeking comment Tuesday.
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It's sunset and in the historic Admiral Fell Inn, Steven Lampredi is holding court in front of a small group. The staff historian points out various neighborhood highlights on the observation deck, including the Fell family cemetery, which is Fells Point's namesake. His conversation turns quickly to somewhat bone-chilling tales about colonial garb figures walking the cobblestone streets that surround the hotel only to vanish through the fences and heads of sailors emerging outside of guests ' top floor windows.
"Every location down here has its own ghost stories," Lampredi chuckled, Steven Foote, being the person in the hotel during the tours. "But the nice ghosts are all we have here. We're not sure why.
The Admiral Fell Inn, like many of the buildings that line the iconic neighborhood of Fells Point, has a tale of origin that dates back many centuries. Its a reality at the moment includes the supernatural brushes.
Thames Street hotel guests meet every Wednesday through Saturday and take a ghost tour of the Lampredi-curated hotel that has led the tours over the past 14 years.
It usually ends with a visit to the Admiral Fell Inn Tavern, located in the hotel's oldest part. It is also known to be the hotel's most haunted section.
Steve McIntyre didn't mince words when he talked about a Baltimore County plan that would block landlords from refusing to rent to low-income tenants who use federal housing vouchers. Public housing assistance should not be outlawed, but the county should not have to endure a "forced expansion of Section 8," said the president of the Greater Towson Republican Club.
McIntyre and the founders of the Baltimore County Freedom Coalition want to persuade county council members to vote against the HOME Act for Fair Housing Opportunities. The bill, introduced by County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., prevents landlords from rejecting applications solely because tenants want to use federal Housing Choice Vouchers, commonly referred to as Section 8.
Many voucher consumers were clustered in communities on the east and west sides of the city, and proponents of the HOME Act said the bill would allow landlords to choose from more areas around Baltimore City.
BALTIMORE —Baltimore Cops announced Wednesday a major drug raid that targeting an alleged drug operation going across the tri-district and driving violent crime in the southwest of Baltimore.
The organization known as "Prime Time" to law enforcement is responsible for delivering fentanyl and other illegal drugs to the Boyd-Booth area of the city. Nine of the members are already in prison, while the police are looking for three more people involved in the ring.
"As you may remember, fentanyl is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine, and only a quarter of a milligram can be extremely lethal," Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said at a press conference on Wednesday.
The tri-district has seen a large number of overdoses and Harrison said "Prime Time" led to the "poisoning of that area." Police arrested the suspected leader of the organization 41-year-old David Funder Burk of West Baltimore and named 11 people allegedly associated with the group. They are all faced with numerous drug-related charges.
Police also confiscated 450 grams of fentanyl 85 grams of crack cocaine, a 9 mm handgun, and $69,000 in cash, and about $30,000 in personal assets.
However, the police are still searching for three "Prime Time" members — Elijah Hooks, Travis Jones, and Howard Gwaltney. Harrison is asking the public for information about where they are. Anybody with information must call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-7-Lockup.
"This was a very significant takedown that we believe will make the tri-district area a much safe area," Harrison said. "But we've got to keep going in that area and everywhere else in this city.''
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GRAND RIVERS, Kentucky. — Kentucky authorities say they have built a lake bubbler and sound system as just an innovative and environmentally responsible way of preventing the spreading of exotic fish.
The Paducah Sun recently reported that federal, state and local governments are going to hold an event on November 8 to highlight the deployment of the bio-acoustic fish fence at Barkley Dam in western Kentucky. While authorities hope to see certain preliminary findings next year, it will be evaluated over most of the course of the next three years.
Many organizations are merging resources, equipment and workers in Kentucky and Tennessee to help stop Asian carp spreading. Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White stated that if bio-acoustic systems prove to be successful, their use is likely to be used elsewhere to prevent the fish's spread.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Restaurants in the area hope to benefit from the growing culinary scene of Louisville. A well-known restaurant in Louisville is moving from downtown to NuLu and a brand new restaurant, locally owned, is opening in a popular Jeffersontown location.
Los Aztecas has been in the downtown for the past 21 years at the corner of 6th and Main, but the owner says the restaurant has exceeded that location.
A fresh, locally owned restaurant called Sou relocated to the old Skyline Chili on the Linn Station road in Jeffersontown, an official in the city area claims to see renewed development.
WLKY reporter Jennifer Baileys has something on why both restaurant owners are hoping that the rising, regional culinary scene will be equally successful for their bottom line.
Louisville -- A standoff of SWAT that started about 9 a.m.
For most of the day, Friday blocked several streets west of Louisville. Police officers from the Louisville Metro Police Department and the U.S. Marshals surrounded a house on South 34th Street's 600 block until around 4 p.m.
At the beginning of the evening, Jeylani Bakari, 22, and Musa Issa, 19, were arrested.
The couple have been suspects, based on the most recent LMPD, in association with such a robbery in Louisville on September 22.
All other people were arrested and charged with two robbery counts and one burglary count. They have also been accused by felons of possessing firearms.
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The Civic body of Bangalore is in its mission of meeting its deadline of November 10, The BBMP had promised to fill up all potholes by the given deadline. But the work done by the civic body is missing one thing and that is Safe and sturdy roads.
The patchwork is making the roads uneven causing difficulty for driving smoothly, According to the experts this type of patchwork is not the permanent solution and the roads will come back to their original shape just after few days.
The professor Ashish Verma who belongs from IISc and is working in Transportation Systems Engineering (Department of Civil Engineering) said that the root cause of the problem should be addressed. According to him, due to rainwater that is logged on the road, the asphalt loses its binding ability and when the heavy vehicle is passed over it the potholes are created. There must be drainage on both sides of the roads so that water does not stagnate.
The BBMP commissioner said that the drainage system is only possible when we do the entire resurfacing of the roads.
Odd-Even in Delhi from Monday...
The Odd-Even scheme will be implemented by the Delhi government from November 4 to November 15 in Delhi. Drivers who violates the Odd-Even scheme will face a fine of up to four thousand rupees.
Odd-Even scheme is going to be implemented in Delhi from coming Monday and will continue till 15 November. During this period if drivers don't follows the odd-even scheme rules then they will be fined 4000 thousand rupees. All the officials of Delhi government, including the Chief Minister of Delhi, will remain under the scheme. At the same time, CNG and hybrid cars are came under this scheme, that means they also have to follow the rules of odd-even scheme. The Delhi government is considering the plan as an effective strategy to tackle pollution and traffic problem in Delhi NCR.
With this, the Delhi government has decided to exempt vehicles, persons with disabilities and women carrying people in constitutional posts including Bikers and Emergency Services, President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. To better implement the odd-even scheme, the Delhi government is hiring 2,000 additional buses. At the same time, Delhi Metro will also make additional rounds during this period.
Пассажир срочно приземлившегося самолета , поведал журналистам о инциденте на самолете во время необыкновенной истории, появившейся через некоторое количество мин впоследствии подъема.
По текстам мужика, были слышны странные звуки.
«Самолет не горел. При начале полёта происходили странные звуки. Никто не паниковал», — сообщил мужчина.
Сергей добавил, собственно что между пребывавших на борту были и малыши, впрочем он затруднился именовать их ориентировочное количество.
Он что, собственно что посадка была проведена мягко и пассажиры поаплодировали пилотам в сигнал благодарности.
В отделе связи с общественностью авиакомпании заверили, собственно что все пассажиры станут доставлены в наш город на запасном борте.
Аэроплан приземлился в аэропорту вылета — «Рощино». На невесомом самолете пребывали 86 граждан, охватывая сотрудников экипажа. Ни один из них не получил травмы. До сего невесомое судно кружило над мегаполисом, вырабатывая горючее.
Комитет следственного дела начал испытание по прецеденту критической посадки самолета.