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Maryland announces summer-friendly hours at COVID-19 testing sites

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced summer-friendly hours at many of the state’s COVID-19 testing sites. Beginning this week, state-operated testing sites at Six Flags America theme park and several other locations will provide testing from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on their days of operation. “As we move into Phase Two of our Roadmap to Recovery, summer-friendly testing …


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Attorney General Frosh urges Walmart to strengthen worker protections during COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a coalition of 12 attorneys general in calling on Walmart to strengthen measures to protect the health and safety of their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter sent to Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon, the coalition expresses concern over media reports and complaints by employees alleging inadequate safety measures …


Walmart to check employees temperatures, provide masks and gloves amid COVID-19 pandemic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As the coronavirus emergency continues to play out across the country, WalMart announced that it would be taking extra measures to protect company employees. As of Tuesday, the temperature of every employee will be checked as they report for their shifts in stores, clubs, and facilities, the company said. Employees will also be asked several basic health screening questions. …

Police seek to identify Fallston WalMart shoplifting suspects

FALLSTON, MD—Police in Harford County are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pair of shoplifting suspects. At around 8:20 p.m. on September 20, 2019, officers responded to the WalMart located in the 300-block of Fallston Boulevard for a report of a theft. Upon arrival deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Officer that the two men pictured had just …

Walmart to cut back on ammunition sales following ‘horrific’ shooting

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Walmart announced on Tuesday that the chain would be discontinuing all sales of handgun ammunition and sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition that could be used with military-style weapons, following two “horrific” shootings at Walmart stores this summer, CNBC reported. The national chain will also halt all handgun sales in the state of Alaska. Walmart is also asking …

WalMart to hold hiring event in Nottingham this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Calling all job seekers. The WalMart store located in Nottingham will be holding a hiring event this week. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the store located at 8118 Perry Hills Court, 21236 (off of Route 43). The store is hiring for sales floor positions, cashiers, self …

Nottingham man shoplifts, steals police SUV while handcuffed

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Authorities have arrested a Nottingham man after he shoplifted various items then stole a police SUV – while handcuffed. At about 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, police responded to the WalMart located in the 3200-block of North Ridge Road in Ellicott City (21043) for a report of a merchandise theft in progress. An officer arrived …

Nottingham WalMart, Parkville clothing store robbed

Police are investigating a pair of robberies that occurred over the weekend. At about 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, an armed individual entered the Madrag store, located in the 2300-block of Cleanleigh Drive (21234), assaulted someone, stole money, and then fled the scene. At just before 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, an individual entered the WalMart store located in the …