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20 charged with racketeering at Jessup prison

The Jessup Correctional Institution. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz).

Federal prosecutors Tuesday announced the indictment of 20 people on racketeering and other charges involving inmates and state corrections employees at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup. Six state corrections employees, seven inmates and seven others are charged as part ...

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Incinerator facility sues Baltimore Co. for breach of contract

Sanitation workers remove debris from the Occupy Baltimore site after police evicted occupiers from McKeldin Square in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011.  Baltimore City police moved into McKeldin Square around 3:30 a.m. and closed off surrounding streets. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore County is facing a breach of contract lawsuit filed by a major waste disposal provider, an incinerator in the city, after negotiations over decreasing delivery volume allegedly broke down. Wheelabrator Baltimore L.P. filed suit in Baltimore County Circuit Court Thursday, alleging ...

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