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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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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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