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BGF Leader Sentenced To 10 Years In Baltimore Jail Racketeering

Sentencing for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang continues at the federal courthouse.

07/24/2014

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Prison Knitting Class Not Necessarily About Knitting

In a library room with bare shelves, Lynn Zwerling dumped balls of yarn, needles and scissors onto two folding tables and sat down to knit with her class. A new student entered the room: peach fuzz on his chin, temple fade haircut, wearing a gray Department of Corrections sweater.

07/06/2014

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Correctional Officer Sentenced In BGF Prison Scandal

A Baltimore correctional officer is sentenced in the prison scandal that first made headlines last year.

04/23/2014

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4th Md. Prison Training Veteran Service Dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

04/17/2014

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Jury Deliberates In Md. Prison Brutality Case

A jury in Baltimore is deliberating in the first federal trial stemming from the severe beating of a state prison inmate in 2008.

01/29/2014

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Correctional Officer Sentenced In Death Of Inmate

A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to an obstruction charge after the death of a detention center inmate has been sentenced to two years in prison.

06/03/2013

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ACLU Decries New Md. Prison Jobseeker Rules

The American Civil Liberties Union says Maryland’s prison agency may be invading the privacy of Facebook users by asking prospective correctional officers to let background investigators view their personal websites.

04/06/2011

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