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Senate Advances Limits Shackling Pregnant Inmates

A measure to limit the practice of shackling inmates as they’re giving birth has advanced in the Maryland Senate.

03/25/2014

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Md. Inmates Preparing 300 Turkeys For Annual Bea Gaddy Dinner

The Bea Gaddy Family Center’s Thanksgiving Day dinner draws thousands. But did you know, with three weeks to go, preparations have already begun?

11/07/2013

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3 Pups Complete Md. Prison Vet Dog Training

It’s graduation day for three veteran service dogs trained by incarcerated military veterans at a state prison near Hagerstown.

10/24/2013

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Negligence Alleged In Frederick Jail Suicides

A Washington law firm says Frederick County immigration enforcement contributed to the suicides of three jail inmates.

10/17/2013

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Md. Officials See Progress, Say Former Inmates Less Likely To Return To Prison

Maryland’s recidivism rate is down. That means a larger number of people released after serving their sentences are not coming back to the prison system.

09/30/2013

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Prince George’s Inmates To Get High School Diplomas

Seventeen inmates in Prince George’s County are receiving their high school diplomas.

08/08/2013

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Over A Dozen Convicted Murderers Released From Prison On Technicality

More than a dozen convicted killers are released from prison on a technicality, and dozens more could follow.

07/11/2013

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Mother Of Witness Killed In Prison Scandal Says She’s Been Fighting Corruption For Years

The stunning level of corruption inside the Baltimore City Detention Center is nothing new. In 2007, an inmate using a smuggled phone put out a hit on a witness. And now, his mother wants action to fix a system she believes is still broken.

05/03/2013

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And The Plot Thickens: Lawmakers ‘Not Surprised’ By Baltimore Prison Scandal, Call For Top Down Investigation

Drugs, sex and money–all inside the Baltimore City jail. Now we’re learning more about the inner workings of a massive smuggling ring behind bars.

04/25/2013

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Incarcerated Veterans Train Dogs For Other Vets

Hazard Wilson’s new cellmate is a hairy bundle of energy whose playful zeal can’t be contained by steel doors: a five-month-old golden retriever. Yardley is one of three canines assigned since September to inmates at a maximum-security prison in western Maryland for training as service dogs for disabled military veterans.

01/04/2013

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Md. Inmates Launder Bras For Cancer Awareness

Maryland state prison inmates in Sykesville are taking part in a breast cancer awareness campaign.

12/13/2012

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Jailers Worry About Dental Floss As A Weapon

Dental floss may prevent toothaches, but it’s given jailers plenty of headaches.

10/25/2012

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