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Md. OKs Restrictions On Shackling Pregnant Inmates

Restrictions on the shackling of pregnant incarcerated women during labor and delivery have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/04/2014

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Marshals Take Custody Of Chris Brown For Assault Case In Washington, D.C.

Chris Brown has been taken into custody by U.S. marshals and will be transported to Washington, D.C., for an upcoming misdemeanor assault trial, an official said Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Senate Advances Bill To Help Stop Jail Contraband

Both chambers of the Maryland legislature have approved bills that would raise the penalties for inmates and correctional officers caught smuggling in contraband.

02/27/2014

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Gansler Says He Wouldn’t Spend Money On Youth Jail

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he would not support spending tens of millions of dollars in state money on a Baltimore jail for youths.

02/05/2014

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W.Va. Principal Gets Md. Jail Time For Road Death

A West Virginia high school principal is going to jail for killing a woman with his car last March near Hagerstown.

01/31/2014

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College Student Spends 4 Days In Jail After Being Mistakenly Arrested

An 18-year-old college student says he is traumatized after Havre de Grace Police mistakenly throw him in jail. They claim he was wanted on a federal warrant.

11/27/2013

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Investigators: More Than Half Of Corrections Officers At Jail Helped Inmates Smuggle In Contraband

Federal investigators believe more than half of the corrections officers at the Baltimore City jail helped inmates smuggle in contraband. A new set of officers has just been indicted.

11/22/2013

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Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempt At Jail

Maryland prison officials say they used closed-circuit cameras to stop an attempt to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone into the troubled Baltimore city jail.

11/20/2013

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Md. Inmate Dead Of Apparent Suicide At Jail

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a jail inmate apparently hanged himself hours after he was denied parole.

11/18/2013

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Changes To Clean Up Baltimore City Detention Center Revealed

Sex and smuggling behind bars. This week, WJZ investigates the long-term corruption inside the Baltimore City Detention Center. The man at the top tells WJZ he has made major changes to clean up the jail.

11/14/2013

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Former Crisfield Police Chief To Serve Jail Time

A former Crisfield police chief who’s previously been charged with arson and theft will serve a year in jail for theft, property destruction and a gun offense.

10/26/2013

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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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