Crime, Events, Politics

Maryland U.S. Attorney appoints District Election Officer to receive complaints, allegations of election fraud as part of DOJ’s Election Day Program

BALTIMORE, MD—United States Attorney Robert K. Hur on Friday announced that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Leo J. Wise will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 3, 2020, general election. AUSA Wise has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the District …


Business, Politics

Department of Justice files employment discrimination lawsuit against Baltimore County Police Department

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that it had filed an employment discrimination lawsuit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) against Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department (BCoPD). The lawsuit alleges that, since January 1, 2013, BCoPD has engaged in unintended employment discrimination against African American applicants for …


Essex man sentenced to 10 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography

An Essex man will be spending the next decade in prison. On Friday, a judge sentenced Carl Javan Ross, 30, to 10 years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for receipt and possession of child pornography. The judge ordered that the federal sentence be consecutive to the state sentence Ross is currently serving for sexual abuse of a minor. …