Chicago Giving Departing Inmates Overdose-Reversing DrugChicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit, putting the antidote in as many hands as possible as part of a multifaceted approach to combatting the nation's opioid epidemic.
Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
Anne Arundel To Screen Inmates For Immigration ViolationsAnne Arundel County is joining other jurisdictions that screen inmates at local jails for immigration violations.
High-tech System Blocks Inmates' Cell Phones In Md. PrisonsSince the rise of mobile communications, inmates have found at least one way to take back a bit of the privacy they were forced to give up — by smuggling in cell phones.
Obama To Extend College Aid Grants To Some Prison InmatesMore than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.
Prison Inmates Help Build Wetland On Poplar Island Heat, mosquitoes and aching backs. That's what it's taking to restore Poplar Island, which nearly vanished from the bay.
ACLU: Squalid Conditions At Troubled Baltimore JailMold, mice and a lack of medical care: Inhumane conditions that advocates say continue to plague the Baltimore City Detention Center, and may be linked to seven deaths.
A Dozen Inmates To Donate Handmade QuiltsA dozen inmates at Patuxent Institution in Jessup are donating handmade quilts to St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families.
Agency Reinforces Policy Of Releasing Inmates Close To HomeMaryland's prison agency is reinforcing a policy of generally releasing inmates in the counties in which they were convicted.
Md. County Settles 2 Jail Suicide LawsuitsFrederick County has settled two wrongful death lawsuits stemming from suicides of county jail inmates.
Correctional Officers Indicted In Inmate Assault CaseThree current and one former correctional officer in Baltimore were indicted by a Baltimore City grand jury in two assaults involving five inmates.
Md. Inmates Harvest Honey, Learn BeekeepingJohn Anderson said he doesn't mind getting stung by honey bees to earn a whopping $2 per day.