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.
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.
State police are investigating the death of a Maryland man in a western Pennsylvania jail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.
A judge in Oakland has added two life terms plus 60 years to the sentence of a Maryland prison inmate who stabbed two people while escaping from a road crew along Interstate 68 in 2012.
Maryland corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a minimum security prison has been found at the home of an acquaintance.
A Washington County grand jury has indicted two inmates in the slaying of another prisoner at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
A state prison inmate is charged with first-degree murder in the September beating death of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.