Judge Order Md. Woman To Psychiatric Hospital After Foreclosure ArsonA Washington County judge has ordered a western Maryland woman committed to the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital after she set fire to her home the day she and her family were to be evicted in foreclosure proceedings.
Union Committee To Address Md. Prison SecurityThe Maryland state workers union says it has formed a committee to suggest security improvements at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution.
Attorney: Hospital Killing Part Of Suicide PactAn attorney for a patient at a maximum-security mental hospital plans to argue at trial next week that the 2010 strangling of a fellow patient was part of a half-fulfilled suicide pact.