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Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Cocaine Distribution Scheme

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for plotting to sell cocaine after 9 pounds of the drug was found in a truck he was driving.

05/07/2015

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Worker Electrocuted In Industrial Accident At Md. Prison

Officials say a contractor worker was electrocuted and a second was hurt while they were doing electrical work at Maryland’s largest prison.

05/07/2015

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Man Gets 4 Years In Crash That Killed Friend

A Baltimore man who led police on a chase in Annapolis that ended with his car crashing into a tree and killing a friend has been sentenced to 4 years in prison.

05/06/2015

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Man Sentenced For Robbing 5 Cell Phone Stores

A man who robbed five cell phone stores at gunpoint has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

04/23/2015

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Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Mini-Mart Fire

A 62-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for setting a fire that destroyed a Federalsburg minimart nearly four years ago.

04/20/2015

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Corrections Dog Dies When Vehicle Catches Fire On I-68

Corrections officials say a dog with the K9 unit at the Cumberland prison complex died when the car it was traveling in caught fire. A second corrections dog was rescued by two officers, who were not hurt.

04/15/2015

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Life Without Parole Measure Draws Passionate Debate

Maryland senators on Friday passionately debated a bill that would designate judges, rather than juries, to decide life without parole sentences.

04/03/2015

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Woman Sentenced For Putting Bug Spray On Husband’s Pills

A woman who pleaded guilty to assault after spraying her husband’s heart pills with insecticide has been sentenced to time served.

04/01/2015

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Western Md. Prison Bars Visitors During Security Check

Maryland’s prison agency says it’s barring visitors from the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland while authorities check on an undisclosed security issue.

04/01/2015

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Man Sentenced For Defrauding Clients Of Retirement Funds

A stockbroker who prosecutors say defrauded clients of more than $2.3 million has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.

03/27/2015

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House Passes Bill To Repeal Mandatory Minimum Sentences

A bill to repeal mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related charges has cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.

03/23/2015

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Senate Approves Bill To Restore Ex-Felon Voting Rights

The Maryland Senate has voted in favor of a bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons immediately after their release from prison.

03/16/2015

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