The governor has signed a series of bills aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore Jail.
Four former state prison workers are admitting involvement in the 2008 beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Two new strains of influenza have begun circling the globe. The updated vaccine appears to work well against them.
A judge ruled Friday that plaintiffs in a wrongful death case cannot claim malice by five state correctional officers who failed to prevent a man from killing a fellow inmate aboard a prison bus in 2005.