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Murder Convict Now Accused Of Throwing Urine, Spitting On Jail Guards

A Maryland man awaiting sentencing on a murder conviction is facing new charges that he assaulted jail guards.


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UN Report Calls On Cuba To Release Alan Gross

A United Nations group is calling on the Cuban government to release an American who has been held in the country for more than three years, saying his detention is arbitrary.


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Alternative To Detention Now Includes African-American Girls

A program meant to reduce the number of African-American boys in the juvenile justice system is being expanded to include girls.



Detention Extended Again For Prime Suspect In Missing Md. Woman’s Case

An Aruban judge decided on Wednesday to keep Gary Giordano locked up for an additional 60 days.


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Md. High School Boy Denied Release In Handgun Case

A judge in Frederick is ordering continued juvenile detention for a high school student accused of bringing a loaded handgun and extra ammunition to school.


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D.C. Police Arrest Teen Who Escaped Md. Facility

Authorities have arrested a teenager who attacked a guard and escaped from a Maryland youth detention facility in April.



Teen Escapes From Md. Detention Facility

D.C. officials say a youth has escaped from a juvenile detention facility in Maryland after attacking a guard.