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Uncertainty Among Family Members As Baltimore City Jail Closure Underway

Right now, the closure of the Baltimore City Detention Center is well underway. And with it, there is uncertainty among family members.

07/31/2015

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Police Report Details Suspect’s Suicide In Baltimore Station

A police report on a man who killed himself in a Baltimore police station last year found the man not only had a gun but also a lighter, knife and cash.

07/25/2015

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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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Ex-Corrections Officer At D.C. Jail Sentenced For Bribery

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.

03/26/2015

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Deaf Immigrant Jailed 6 Weeks With No Access To Interpreter

A deaf immigrant is suing northern Virginia authorities who he says jailed him for six weeks without access to an interpreter.

03/19/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced In Contraband Plot

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.

03/17/2015

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Baltimore Man Sentenced To 130 Months For Heroin Distribution

A Baltimore man was sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars on Tuesday for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.

01/07/2015

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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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Tavon White Back On Stand In BGF Trial

Testimony continues. The alleged ringleader of the Black Guerilla Family gang, Tavon White, took the stand again Monday.

12/15/2014

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Alleged BGF Leader Continues His Testimony In Corruption Case

Crimes of opportunity. For the third day, reported Black Guerilla Family gang leader Tavon White took the stand with explosive testimony on the rampant corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

12/03/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Remaining 8 Charged In Baltimore Jail Scandal

Jury selection began Monday in the racketeering case that rocked the Baltimore City jail. Last year, FBI investigators uncovered a drug smuggling operation that included not only members of the Black Guerilla Family gang but also correctional officers. Now the last eight of the defendants are heading to trial.

11/17/2014

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Woman In Ocean City Holding Cell Sets Underwear On Fire

Ocean City Police say a woman in a jail holding cell set fire to her panties and put them on a wall phone, causing the device to melt.

11/14/2014

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