More criticism aimed at the state’s prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.
State lawmakers investigating corruption in the prison system walk through the Baltimore City Detention Center.
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.
Drugs, illegal mobile phones and sex behind bars. Gangs operating in Maryland jails. Now, a commission demands answers from the man in charge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.