Governor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services will complete the final transfer of inmates and detainees from the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC).
A Maryland panel studying the state’s corrections system is scheduled to meet.
More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.
Maryland’s prison admissions fell 19 percent over the last decade, driven by a 43 percent drop in admissions in Baltimore, according to a data analysis presented to a state panel on Wednesday.
A former children’s counselor in Maryland and Arizona been sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexual exploitation charges in a case involving a Southern California pediatric nurse accused of sexually abusing his 6-week-old foster child.
A maintenance man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing a property manager in Reisterstown.
The former chief operating officer of a Maryland-based federal contractor faces up to 23 years in prison for tax fraud and conspiring to steal from workers’ health and welfare plans.
A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man in a bar fight.
A man who prosecutors say posed as a police officer and kidnapped, sexually assaulted and robbed prostitutes has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.
Two men have each been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for their roles in killing a man who refused to lie about an arrest.
Mustafa Eraibi receives a 30 year sentence, with all but 12 years suspended.
A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to 81 years in prison for attacking a 98-year-old woman in her Rodgers Forge home.