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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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Corruption Crackdown Intensifies: Baltimore City Jail Workers Will Take Polygraph Tests

Big changes at the Baltimore City Detention Center, just days after the Feds discover sex, drugs and a lucrative business thriving inside the jail walls run by a notorious gang.

04/26/2013

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Man Gets 60 Days In Deaths Of 33,700 Chickens

Authorities say a man accused of turning off power to a chicken house and causing the death of some 33,700 birds has been ordered to spend 60 days in jail.

04/25/2013

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Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold Released From Jail

Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold was released from jail Friday morning after serving 30 days for misconduct in office.

04/12/2013

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Leopold Making Special Requests In Jail

Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold isn’t getting any special treatment while he serves 30 days in jail for misconduct in office.

03/20/2013

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Prosecutors Recommend No Jail Time For Former Anne Arundel Co. Executive John Leopold

Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold prepares to learn his punishment on charges of misconduct in office. He’ll face the judge Thursday.

03/12/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Case Involving Inmate Death

A Maryland jail worker accused of failing to seek medical attention for an inmate found hanging by a sheet while in custody pleaded guilty on Friday to one count of falsification of records in a federal investigation.

01/04/2013

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Baltimore Man Sentenced In Fatal Car Crash

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to six months in jail in a car crash that killed an Arnold woman.

12/06/2012

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