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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.

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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

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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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Ex-Prison Guard Sentenced In Inmate’s Beating

A former sergeant Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in the beating of a state prison inmate.

05/09/2014

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Baltimore Man Dies In Prison After Nearly 3 Decades On Death Row

John Booth-El had been on death row for almost three decades for the grisly killing of an elderly couple in Baltimore. Now his family and his victims’ loved ones are finally finding closure in his death.

04/28/2014

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Former Md. Guard Gets 2.5 Years In Prison For Inmate Beating

A federal judge has sentenced a former Maryland correctional officer to 2 1/2 years in prison for his role in the beating of a state prison inmate at the medium-security Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.

04/23/2014

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