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Jurors victimized Baltimore�After listening to testimony in a murder case, jurors returned to their jury room to find that they had become victims of a crime: A thief had stolen their money, cellphones and car keys. “They were angry, hot, livid,” said lawyer Warren A. Brown, who was in the courtroom on another matter. “Here they are, jurors in a murder case, and we can’t even trust the court to protect their belongings from thieves. It’s mind-boggling.” Police think it was an inside job. “We believe it was an employee of the courthouse,” said Detective Donny Moses, a Baltimore police spokesman. The crime occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on March 19 when a thief used a set of keys to slip into Baltimore City Circuit Judge John N. Prevas’ locked jury room, said Major Henry Martin, a spokesman for the Baltimore sheriff’s department. Defense lawyer Maureen O’Leary made a motion to have the case declared a mistrial, but the motion was denied. Moldy suit What do Ed McMahon, Erin Brockovich and Michael Jordan have in common? All own homes that suffered water damage, and for a moment last week it appeared that Jordan had joined the others in filing a lawsuit claiming damage from toxic mold. Jordan did file a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court that mentioned mold in his Highland Park, Ill., home, north of Chicago. But it wasn’t primarily a mold suit, even if press reports described it that way. The suit alleges that Jordan has spent $2.6 million to repair the damage to his primary residence, where he lives with his wife and three children. Tests did reveal “high levels of air-borne mold contamination,” according to the complaint. But there’s no mention of toxic mold, and the emphasis is on defective design and construction.

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