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Patuxent Institute Inmates Train Puppies For Life Beyond Bars

The odds of finding good homes for shelter animals are sometimes stacked against a happy ending. But there is a unique route to adoption.

11/06/2014

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Federal Inmate From Md. Accused Of Attacking Prison Worker In Illinois

A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois.

10/28/2014

Rodriquez Purnell was releases from Baltimore correctional custody Friday by mistake. Photo credit: MD Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

Lawmaker Blasts Baltimore Murder Suspect’s Release

A massive search is on for a man charged with murder after corrections officials accidentally released him from a detention facility in downtown Baltimore.

10/21/2014

Rodriquez Purnell was releases from Baltimore correctional custody Friday by mistake. Photo credit: MD Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

Inmate Mistakenly Released In Baltimore

Police are looking for a man after he was mistakenly released from custody.

10/20/2014

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Inmate Found With Loaded Gun At D.C. Courthouse

The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.

10/08/2014

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Inmate Pleads Guilty To 1979 Murder In Harford County

A prison inmate has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in a decades-old slaying of an Edgewood shopkeeper.

10/07/2014

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Man Reconvicted In Wife’s 1972 Murder In Maryland

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.

09/19/2014

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Corrections Officer Beaten By Md. Inmate

A correctional officer who was beaten by an inmate has been released from the hospital.

08/02/2014

(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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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Md. Prison Officer Gets 3 Years In Inmate Beating

A former Maryland correctional officer who helped cover up the severe beating of an inmate in 2008 is sentenced to three years in a federal prison.

06/17/2014

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Police Probe Md. Man’s Death In Western Pa. Jail

State police are investigating the death of a Maryland man in a western Pennsylvania jail.

06/04/2014

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Ex-Officer Gets 1 Year In Md. Inmate’s Beating

A former Maryland correctional officer has been sentenced to a year and day in federal prison for his role in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.

05/15/2014

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