Havre De Grace Police Identify Suspect Involved In July Homicide

The Havre de Grace Police announced Thursday that a suspect has been charged in connection with a July homicide. Around 3 a.m. July 20, police were called to the 800 block of Lafayette Street to investigate a suspicious circumstance. Upon arrival, the responding officers located a man who was vomiting and bleeding inside of his…

Signet Jewelers Agrees To Buy R2Net, Owner Of JamesAllen.Com, For $328M

Signet Jewelers Limited, the world’s largest diamond retailer headquartered in Akron, Ohio, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire R2Net. The acquisition, worth $328 million, will add a fast-growing online jewelry retail brand to Signet’s portfolio. James Schultz, Oded Edelman, Deal Lederman and Michele Sigler established R2Net, owner of JamesAllen.com, in 2006. The New-York…

Shake And Bake Family Fun Center Announces Temporary Closing For Major Repairs

Shake and Bake Family Fun Center announced Tuesday that it would temporarily close to attend make some much needed repairs. The bowling alley and skating rink at 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore’s Upton neighborhood was opened over three decades ago. The building was once the home of the Regent Theater. City officials will seek out…

PJ’s Pub Will Shutter Its Doors After Service Tonight

Jerry Smith, owner of PJ’s Pub, announced the closing of an establishment that has served the Johns Hopkins community for years. PJ’s Pub was established and 1984 and a little over a year later, it was acquired by Smith. The bar was initially scheduled to close August 30, but details of the sale have accelerated…

St. Agnes Healthcare Reaches Agreement With Feds To Resolve False Claims Allegations

St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore has reached an agreement with federal authorities Wednesday to resolve allegations that it had submitted false claims to Medicare. St. Agnes allegedly billed for management and evaluation services at a higher reimbursement rate than permitted by federal health care programs. As part of the agreement, St. Agnes will pay the…

Chesapeake Real Estate Group Buys Curtis Bay Property In Anne Arundel

Chesapeake Real Estate Group, a Hanover-based real estate company, acquires the Curtis Bay property, which includes 259 acres of land in Anne Arundel County. The former owner, Exelon Corp., sold the property, known as Brandon Woods III, to Chesapeake for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will allow Chesapeake and partner EverWest Real Estate Partners to…

How To Obtain An Accident Or Incident Report From Prince George’s County Police Department

For individuals seeking an accident of incident report from the Prince George’s County Police Department, several options are available. To obtain incident reports, visit the department’s Records Customer Service at 4923 43rd Avenue in Hyattsville. Visitors cannot access the records office from the court or police entrance doors but must enter through the entrance on…

New York Air Brake To Lay Off 38 Employees

New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB), a provider of braking control systems for the railroad industry, filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) on August 17. The notice, filed with the North Country Region, indicates NYAB would transfer its peripheral assembly production lines from its New York facility to its Premtec facility in Salisbury,…

Director Of Baltimore Department Of Social Services Announces Resignation

The director of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services (BCDSS) is leaving her position after nine years of services. Molly McGrath Tierney made the announcement on Friday. In 2014, Tierney resigned from the agency to take a consulting job, only to return 10 months later to head the Department of Social Services. This time…

Former Central United Talmudic Academy Indicted On Federal Charges In $3M Fraud Scheme

Two former employees of Central United Talmudic Academy (CUTA), Brooklyn school system, was indicted Thursday on four counts of mail fraud, one count of wire and mail fraud. The criminal indictment was unsealed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York Thursday against Joel Lowy and Elozer Porges, both former officials of…