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Fighting Corruption: Md. Lawmakers Propose Changes After Baltimore Jail Tour

State lawmakers investigating corruption in the prison system walk through the Baltimore City Detention Center.

07/25/2013

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Md. Man Sentenced To 115 Years For Stalking Ex-Wife

A Prince George’s County man has been sentenced to 115 years in prison for threatening to rape and kill his ex-wife and her daughters.

07/18/2013

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Task Force Meets To Discuss State Of Maryland Jails

Drugs, illegal mobile phones and sex behind bars. Gangs operating in Maryland jails. Now, a commission demands answers from the man in charge.

06/27/2013

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Labor Department Lawyer From Md. Dies In D.C. Jail

A U.S. Department of Labor lawyer who was accused of a home invasion at a co-worker’s home has been found dead in his cell at the D.C. Jail.

06/18/2013

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NJ Detective Charged In Md. Fatal Road Rage Shooting Free On Bond

A New Jersey detective charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist during a roadside confrontation in Maryland has been released on a $1 million bond.

06/13/2013

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Md. Defends Jump In Assaults At Juvenile Jail

The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services says a sharp increase in reported assaults at the Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville largely reflects the larger number of children housed there.

06/06/2013

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Prison Scandal Aftermath: New Plans To Combat Gangs, Root Out Corruption

A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.

06/06/2013

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Study Finds Baltimore Jail Ranks Among Worst In Staff Sexual Misconduct

Another bad report for Maryland’s prison system. A Department of Justice study finds Baltimore City Detention Center has the second highest rate of staff sexual misconduct in jails across the country.

05/17/2013

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Gov. Takes On O’Reilly, Says His Administration Launched Probe Into Prison Corruption 2 Years Ago

O’Reilly vs. O’Malley. The governor is taking heat from the cable news host because of corruption in Maryland jails—and both men are fighting back.

05/15/2013

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Board Approves $40K Settlement For Beaten Inmate

The Board of Public Works approved a $40,000 settlement on Wednesday for a former inmate who was beaten on three occasions in 2007 after he claimed he ended his involvement in a smuggling ring that included a corrupt former corrections officer.

05/02/2013

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New Concern Polygraph Testing Will Become ‘Witch Hunt’ In Baltimore Prison Scandal

Sex, drugs and money. The corruption probe at the Baltimore City Detention Center widens. Starting Sunday night, some officers still on the job are being forced to take lie detector tests.

04/28/2013

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500 Locks Malfunction At Montgomery County Jail

Officials in Montgomery County have declared a security emergency after locks on about 500 cell doors at the main jail near Clarksburg simultaneously opened.

04/27/2013

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