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Jailers Worry About Dental Floss As A Weapon

Dental floss may prevent toothaches, but it’s given jailers plenty of headaches.



State Police Release Video Of Baltimore Mother Escaping A Carjacking With Her Baby

Tense video of a scary carjacking. A mother jumps from her car clutching her young son. Now, a year later, the suspect pleads guilty.


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Inmate Serving 4-Year Sentence Escapes From Baltimore Correctional Facility

Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an inmate who has escaped from a Baltimore correctional facility.


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Mother & Daughter Talk About Their Escape From The Sinking Costa Concordia

Chaos on board. A mother and daughter from Maryland feared for their lives when the Costa Concordia capsized off Italy.


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Man Who Escaped From Md. Courthouse Sentenced

A man who escaped from District Court in Annapolis has been sentenced to four years in prison.


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Baltimore Writer Matthew VanDyke Speaks Out About His Time In Libya

Baltimore’s Matthew VanDyke gained international attention when he joined the front lines of the Libyan revolution. He spent nine months in the war-torn country, caught in the gunfire and held in prison.



Man Arrested After Fleeing On Foot In Hagerstown

A man about to be arrested on a drunk driving charge in Hagerstown tried to escape on foot and ran to the home of his girlfriend’s sister, but a police officer used a Taser to subdue him.


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Escaped Md. Writer Will Stay In Libya Until Gadhafi’s Gone

Instead of immediately heading home to the U.S. after breaking out of a Libyan prison, a Baltimore writer says he wants to stay until leader Moammar Gadhafi is gone.



Woman Flees Md. Jail By Kicking Hole In Wall

The Garrett County sheriff says an inmate escaped from jail by kicking a hole through a wall.


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Essex Teen Saves Lives Of Family Members In Fire

An Essex teenager was shy when asked about how he saved the lives of his little brother and grandparents Thursday morning. The family was rescued from a raging fire in their Essex home.



9 Indicted In Escape From Western Md. Jail

The Garrett County state’s attorney says a grand jury has indicted nine people on charges of conspiring in the January escape of a District of Columbia man from the county jail in Oakland.


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Maryland Inmate Gets 5 Years For Brief Escape

A Maryland state prison inmate is spending an additional five years behind bars for an escape that got him less than a day of freedom last summer.