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4th Md. Prison Training Veteran Service Dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

04/17/2014

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Salisbury Man Sentenced 10 Years For Dealing Coke On The Eastern Shore

An Eastern Shore cocaine dealer has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.

04/11/2014

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Md. Man Imprisoned In Cuba Ends Hunger Strike

An American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island has suspended his hunger strike after more than a week.

04/11/2014

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`I-55 Bandit’ Bank Robber Gets 5 Years In Prison

A serial bank robber the FBI dubbed the “I-55 Bandit” for a series of crimes he pulled off in five states as a teenager has been ordered to spend five years in federal prison.

04/04/2014

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Md. OKs Restrictions On Shackling Pregnant Inmates

Restrictions on the shackling of pregnant incarcerated women during labor and delivery have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/04/2014

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Man Appeals Sentence In White House Shooting

A man sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting at the White House is appealing his sentence.

04/04/2014

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Cell Phone Smuggling Spikes At Western Md. Prison

The state prison agency says it’s taking steps to staunch a spike in cell phone smuggling at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.

04/03/2014

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Md. Inmate Who Stabbed 2 While Escaping Work Crew On I-68 Gets 2 Life Terms

A judge in Oakland has added two life terms plus 60 years to the sentence of a Maryland prison inmate who stabbed two people while escaping from a road crew along Interstate 68 in 2012.

04/01/2014

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Hagerstown Man Guilty Of 2013 Murder

Washington County prosecutors say they will seek a 50-year prison sentence for a Hagerstown man convicted of second-degree felony murder.

04/01/2014

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Escaped Inmate Found At Prince George’s Co. Home

Maryland corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a minimum security prison has been found at the home of an acquaintance.

03/31/2014

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Man Gets 17-Year Term In Fatal Shooting

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison in the slaying of a man during an attempted robbery.

03/28/2014

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Manning Lawyer Wants WikiLeaks Conviction Reversed

Convicted leaker Chelsea Manning is asking an Army general to reverse her conviction and 35-year prison sentence for sending reams of classified information to WikiLeaks.

03/27/2014

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