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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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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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