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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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Old Prison Being Torn Down By Inmates

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.

07/15/2012

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3 Inmates Hurt Working Road Crew Detail

Maryland State Police say three state prison inmates working a road crew were injured when a car sideswiped a trailer the inmates were on.

05/14/2012

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Md. House Passes Inmate Education Credit Bill

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.

03/15/2012

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Frederick Co. Revives Plan To Charge Jail Inmate Fees

State lawmakers from Frederick County are reviving a proposal to charge jail inmates for intake processing and education.

02/08/2012

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Jury To Decide Fate Of Inmate Charged With Killing Jessup Corrections Officer

In the hands of a jury. A man charged with murdering a Maryland corrections officer is waiting to learn his fate.

02/01/2012

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Agency Reorganization Keeps Md. Inmates Near Home

Maryland’s correctional secretary says an agency reorganization will keep more offenders close to home.

12/01/2011

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Md. Moves Inmates From Low-Lying Areas

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.

08/26/2011

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Inmate Faces Sentencing In Cellmate’s Slaying

A state prison inmate faces sentencing for the first-degree murder of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

07/26/2011

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