In a new interview, Marshall “Eddie” Conway maintains he was railroaded and a political prisoner. A bad jury instruction led to a deal with Baltimore’s top prosecutor to release him.
A Jamaican national who prosecutors say imported and sold marijuana and cocaine in Maryland has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Both chambers of the Maryland legislature have approved bills that would raise the penalties for inmates and correctional officers caught smuggling in contraband.
Maryland’s corrections department is backing legislation to make official the new structure of its statewide its prison intelligence operations, which were reorganized after last year’s indictments of 27 Baltimore correctional officers.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crime charges in a pretrial deal aimed at limiting his sentence to 15 years for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.
A former corrections officer at a Maryland prison has been convicted on three civil rights and conspiracy charges in connection with the beating of any inmate. A second former officer was acquitted of conspiring to help cover up the assault.
An inmate convicted of stomping his cellmate to death has been sentenced to life in prison.
Authorities say three inmates have been stabbed during a fight at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup.
A Baltimore man faces murder charges after shooting three people in two separate incidents.
A Hagerstown man is starting a 10-year prison sentence for beating a homeless man who later died.
A man who pleaded guilty to raping and stabbing a woman in his apartment has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The last two defendants in a federal probe of brutality at a Maryland prison are heading for trial in Baltimore.