North Branch Correctional Institution
Maryland’s four remaining death-row inmates would become eligible for transfer to medium-security prisons after Gov. Martin O’Malley signs executive orders commuting their sentences to life without parole.
A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court.
Maryland’s prison agency said it has fired the warden of the North Branch Correctional Institution because his leadership failures created distrust and safety risks at the maximum-security lockup where a correctional officer was stabbed last year.
The Maryland state workers union says it has formed a committee to suggest security improvements at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution.
Allegany County prosecutors say a North Branch Correctional Institution inmate has been sentenced to an additional 30 years in prison in the death of a fellow inmate.
A corrections officer in western Maryland says he received a blood transfusion and was treated for about 10 stab wounds after being attacked by an inmate.
Corrections officials say a guard at a maximum security prison in Cumberland has been stabbed by an inmate.
Maryland State Police say an inmate has died after being assaulted at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland.
A state prison in Allegany County is dedicating a memorial to public safety workers made of bricks salvaged from the Baltimore Coliseum.
A Maryland corrections spokesman says eight correctional officers suffered minor injuries in two separate
assaults New Year’s Eve at the North Branch Correctional Institution.