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By Aaron Kraut

Friday - 4/11/2014, 8:15am  ET

Flickr photo by Jordan Smith

Another Lawsuit To Stop White Flint Mall Redevelopment – This time it’s a member of developer Ted Lerner’s family. Lerner’s brother, Lawrence Lerner, is suing to temporarily stop the redevelopment of White Flint Mall, claiming the partnership that owns and operates the mall kept him in the dark about the redevelopment plans. Lawrence Lerner wants redevelopment of the mall to halt before he can be bought out of the partnership. Mall tenants Lord & Taylor and Dave & Buster’s have also sued to stop the redevelopment. [Washington Business Journal]

Montgomery Will Appeal Ruling That It Violated Election Law – Montgomery County will appeal a Circuit Court ruling that it violated state election law by using county money and employees to campaign for Question B, the referendum on ending police effects bargaining rights. The judge made the ruling in March, but didn’t hold County Executive Isiah Leggett or spokesperson Patrick Lacefield personally liable. Still, the county attorney wants to appeal because of what he called an important legal principle. The state’s Court of Special Appeals should decide on the appeal in the next two years. [Washington Post]

I-270 Bank Robbers Indicted – The three men charged in the Rockville bank robbery that led to a police shutdown of I-270 last month were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday. Earl Kenney, Michael Heard and Ricko Ford were indicted on charges of armed robbery, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony and conspiracy. Two of the men robbed the bank using a handgun, police said. A GPS unit in the more than $12,000 stolen from the bank helped police track the men to I-270, just north of the Beltway split. [The Gazette]

Flickr photo by Jordan Smith