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The murder conviction this week in federal court in Baltimore of a Jamaican woman brought to a close a four-year undercover investigation that targeted a brutal criminal gang responsible for the distribution of millions of dollars worth of drugs in five states, including Maryland.
A Florida teen no longer faces animal-cruelty charges in a string of cat killings with prosecutors saying Wednesday that the defense showed some of the cats may have been killed by other animals.
"The problem has not been resistance to the concept of having a civil rights museum," he said. "But I do think it's important that those who are interested get together on where it would be located."