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Thurmont Zoo Fined For Enclosure Violations

The U.S. Agriculture Department says a zoo near Thurmont has agreed to pay $12,000 to settle allegations of numerous violations from 2007 to 2011.

08/02/2012

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NCAA Sanctions Against PSU: $60 Million Fine, 4-Year Bowl Ban, Vacate Wins From 1998-2011

The NCAA has announced sanctions against Penn State’s football program for the alleged cover-up of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

07/23/2012

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2 State Senators Urge Big Fines For Pepco, BGE

Two Maryland state senators urged state regulators on Thursday to fine Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric more than $100 million each for the long power outages residents suffered during and after a powerful summer storm that swept across the state in late June.

07/12/2012

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$50,000 Pollution Fine Reversed In Western Md.

A judge in Cumberland has reversed a $50,000 fine against a wastewater processing company.

07/11/2012

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Md. Minor-League Team Fined In Worker’s Death

The Hagerstown Suns minor league baseball team faces a $3,500 fine stemming from the death of a ballpark worker.

07/05/2012

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Drivers Off The Hook After Speed Camera Ticket Mistake

Several thousand drivers are off the hook after the city admits a big speed camera mistake.

06/08/2012

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Md. Man Sentenced For Killing Caged Kitten

A Maryland man convicted of killing a caged kitten will spend a week in jail and perform community service for an animal welfare group.

04/20/2012

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Crews Installing More Cameras To Catch Dumpers

Crews in Baltimore are working to install more motion-activated cameras in areas where illegal dumping continues to be a problem.

03/27/2012

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Prosecutors Want Johnson’s Wife To Pay $15K Fine

Prosecutors are asking that the wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson to pay a $15,000 fine in full before she reports to prison next month.

02/28/2012

Jack Johnson was found guilty of corruption charges in December.  He was accused and convicted of accepting bribes.

Prosecutors Want Johnson To Pay Fine Before Prison

Prosecutors say former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has the money to pay a $100,000 fine related to his extortion conviction before he heads to prison.

02/16/2012

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Frederick County Approves School Bus Fine

Frederick County lawmakers have agreed to increase the potential fine for drivers who illegally pass a school bus.

02/08/2012

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Pay Phone Owner Gets 3 Months In $4M Fraud Case

A man who rang up $4 million for himself by rigging Washington-area pay phones he owned to robotically dial toll-free numbers so he could collect a 50-cent fee has been sentenced to three months in prison and a fine of $20,000.

01/04/2012

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