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Measure Would Take Maryland Governor Out Of Parole Process

A state commission, not Maryland’s governor, should decide whether to release parole-eligible inmates who are serving life sentences, critics of the current law said Thursday.


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No Sentence Reduction For Cockeysville Man Who Murdered His Entire Family At Age 15

A Cockeysville man convicted for killing his parents and two brothers when he was 15 will not get a sentence modification.


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Md. Man Sentenced In W.Va. For Mom’s Slaying

A Maryland man has been sentenced in West Virginia for the slaying of his mother during a robbery.


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Virginia Opposes New Sentencing For Convicted D.C. Sniper

Virginia authorities are opposing an effort by convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to challenge his sentence of life without parole.


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Man Sentenced To Life Without Parole In Towson Mall Murder

The man who gunned down a shopper outside Towson Town Center days before Christmas will spend the rest of his life behind bars. The shooting is linked to the dangerous gang the Black Guerrilla Family, which is at the center of a prison corruption scandal.


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Man Gets Life Sentence For Eastern Shore Murder

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal shooting on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.


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Md. Man Gets Life Sentence For Fatal Home Invasion

A Prince George’s County man convicted of killing a man during a robbery has been sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years.


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Man Seeks Retrial In Wife’s 1992 Murder

A Walkersville man serving a life sentence for his wife’s murder is seeking a new trial in what would be his fourth go-round in the courts.


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Nephew Gets Life In Prison In Md. Murder Plot

A Baltimore County man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting death of his uncle at his Towson gas station.


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Md. Woman Pleads Guilty In 2009 Double Slaying

Authorities say a Maryland woman thought to have schemed to kill her estranged husband and his pregnant girlfriend has been convicted of two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.


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Md. Man Gets Life For State Trooper’s Death

A Maryland man who shot an off-duty state trooper who kicked him out of a restaurant was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life behind bars by a judge who called him a threat to society.



Man Gets Life Sentence In Hospital Killing

A former worker at Suburban Hospital in Montgomery County has been sentenced to life without the chance of parole in the stabbing death of his supervisor.