Charles River Laboratories Closing Maryland Facility, Laying Off 57 Employees

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation on November 16. The notice indicates the Massachusetts-based firm will close its research facility at 8501 Progress Drive in Frederick and lay off 57 employees.

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Lord & Taylor To Close Annapolis Mall Location, Laying Off 141 Employees

Hudson’s Bay, parent company of Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue announced in June that it would lay off about 2,000 employees across its North American operations.

In a press release, the company said the layoffs aim to “flatten the organization by removing layers to make [Hudson’s Bay] more nimble and streamlined.

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Centro Hispano Milwaukee To End Head Start Program, Laying Off 88 Employees

Centro Hispano Milwaukee filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on November 17. The notice indicates the company will end its Head Start and Early Head Start programs on November 30.

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Federal Inmate Defrauded The City Of Philadelphia And Real Estate Property Owners From Prison

U.S. Attorney Louis L. Lappen announced Friday a federal inmate was sentenced to 200 months for masterminding a scheme to defraud the state of Pennsylvania, City of Philadelphia and purchasers and owners of real estate in Philadelphia.

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Gun Barrel City Man Charged In Connection With Defrauding 36 Companies

U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced Wednesday a Texas man was indicted on aggravated identity theft, mail fraud and wire fraud charges.

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Baltimore Police Investigating Two Saturday Shootings

Baltimore Police responded to the intersection of Ramsay Street and Parrish Street at approximately 11:42 p.m. Saturday to investigate a reported shooting. At the scene, the responding officers found a 38-year-old man who had been shot in the legs.

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Former U.S. State Department Employees Pleads Guilty To Selling Government Armored Vehicles

U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced Friday a Maryland man and former U.S. Department of State employee pleaded guilty to selling government vehicles, including a Hummer and 12 Chevrolet Suburbans.

Fifty-nine-year-old Ricky J. Motley of Thurmont, Maryland conspired with 68-year-old James Ratcliffe of Fairfax Station, Virginia and others to sell vehicles belonging to the United States government without authorization.

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Dundalk Man Gets 20 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday a Maryland man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for production of child pornography.

Fifty-two-year-old Russell Todd O’Bannon of Dundalk previously admitted to communicating with several female and male minors between 2013 and 2016 through the Internet. O’Bannon induced, enticed and persuaded the victims to engage in sexually explicit conduct, take pictures and send them to him. The victims complied with the instruction, sending the images through Facebook, according to court documents.

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Man Living Under Assumed Identity Of U.S. Citizen Found Guilty Of Identity Theft And Social Security Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday a man living under the assumed name Cheyenne Moody Davis from 1997 was convicted of passport fraud, aggravated identity theft, social security fraud and voter fraud.

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Baltimore County Police Identify Victim In Black Rock Road Collision

Baltimore County Police say a 33-year-old man was fatally injured in a collision Friday afternoon on Black Rock Road.

Approximately 1:30 p.m., police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Black Rock Road near Falls Road. At the scene, officers observed two people trapped in a truck that had overturned.

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