Dental floss may prevent toothaches, but it’s given jailers plenty of headaches.
Maryland officials are preparing to tear down a more than 130-year-old prison that was closed in 2007 after a string of violent incidents.
Maryland State Police say three state prison inmates working a road crew were injured when a car sideswiped a trailer the inmates were on.
Maryland inmates could earn credits to reduce their sentences by receiving academic degrees or certificates under a measure approved by the House of Delegates on Thursday.
State lawmakers from Frederick County are reviving a proposal to charge jail inmates for intake processing and education.
In the hands of a jury. A man charged with murdering a Maryland corrections officer is waiting to learn his fate.
Maryland’s correctional secretary says an agency reorganization will keep more offenders close to home.
State corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas.
A state prison inmate faces sentencing for the first-degree murder of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.
Some Maryland prison inmates are sewing copies of the original Star-Spangled Banner for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
Sitting in her cubicle Monday in Jessup, Carolann Pollard flipped through papers on her desk and raved about her bosses. Though she makes a few dollars a day, the former high school science teacher is able to use high-end graphic software to develop floor plans for state office buildings and render 3-D images of furniture. As she says, what else is she going to do while serving her 30-year prison sentence?
Inmates at three Maryland prisons are featured in A&E’s reality TV show, “Beyond Scared Straight.”