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Ex-nonprofit CEO gets 2 years in federal prison for fraud schemes (access required)

The 72-year-old former CEO of a Maryland nonprofit on Monday admitted to using grant money intended for domestic violence services to prop up her failing weight loss clinic and will serve two years in federal prison. Glenda Hodges also admitted ...

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Officials seize 400 video gambling machines in Pa.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — State and federal agents seized about 400 video gambling machines from locations across northeastern Pennsylvania as part of a two-year probe of illicit gaming, officials announced Thursday. Authorities raided 187 businesses in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Susquehanna and Wayne ...

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Johnson returns to work at Prince George’s County Council

UPPER MARLBORO — The wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has returned to work at the county council. Leslie Johnson on Monday voted on several nominations, nearly a week after handing in her resignation letter. The council ...

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Agents find $100K worth of drugs on Baltimore ship

Federal agents have found more than two pounds of cocaine and heroin in a locker aboard the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas in Baltimore. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a drug-sniffing dog found two packages of heroin and ...

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Fraser Smith: The good, the bad and P.G. County (access required)

Reverberations from Bra-Gate. Some troubling, others quite reassuring. The downside first. Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson famously urged his wife by tapped telephone to hide more than $79,000 — in cash — in her underwear. Federal authorities were ...

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Baltimore police officer fired for helping man targeted by feds

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore police officer has been fired after the department found out he looked up information in police databases on behalf of a suspected drug dealer who’s under investigation by federal agents. Keith Nowlin was taken into custody ...

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