A Maryland inmate whose death sentence was commuted to life in prison without parole is hoping to argue for less time behind bars.
The family of a man found dead under a bridge a week after he was released from jail on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is blaming the detention facility for contributing to his death.
Washington County prosecutors are dropping charges that a former state prison inmate concealed a homemade knife used in a slaying at the Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
The odds of finding good homes for shelter animals are sometimes stacked against a happy ending. But there is a unique route to adoption.
A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois.
A massive search is on for a man charged with murder after corrections officials accidentally released him from a detention facility in downtown Baltimore.
Police are looking for a man after he was mistakenly released from custody.
The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.
A prison inmate has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in a decades-old slaying of an Edgewood shopkeeper.
A man who spent more than 40 years in prison for his wife’s 1972 murder in Prince George’s County has been convicted of the crime a second time.
A correctional officer who was beaten by an inmate has been released from the hospital.
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.