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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.

06/18/2015

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ACLU: Squalid Conditions At Troubled Baltimore Jail

Mold, 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.

06/02/2015

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A Dozen Inmates To Donate Handmade Quilts

A dozen inmates at Patuxent Institution in Jessup are donating handmade quilts to St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families.

05/20/2015

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Agency Reinforces Policy Of Releasing Inmates Close To Home

Maryland’s prison agency is reinforcing a policy of generally releasing inmates in the counties in which they were convicted.

01/09/2015

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Md. County Settles 2 Jail Suicide Lawsuits

Frederick County has settled two wrongful death lawsuits stemming from suicides of county jail inmates.

12/19/2014

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Correctional Officers Indicted In Inmate Assault Case

Three current and one former correctional officer in Baltimore were indicted by a Baltimore City grand jury in two assaults involving five inmates.

09/18/2014

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Md. Inmates Harvest Honey, Learn Beekeeping

John Anderson said he doesn’t mind getting stung by honey bees to earn a whopping $2 per day.

08/30/2014

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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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