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.
Maryland senators on Friday passionately debated a bill that would designate judges, rather than juries, to decide life without parole sentences.
A woman who pleaded guilty to assault after spraying her husband’s heart pills with insecticide has been sentenced to time served.
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.
A stockbroker who prosecutors say defrauded clients of more than $2.3 million has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.
A bill to repeal mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related charges has cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.
The Maryland Senate has voted in favor of a bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons immediately after their release from prison.
A Cambridge man who pleaded guilty to selling cocaine has been sentenced to 7 years in prison.
A western Maryland man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally stabbing his former girlfriend at her Boonsboro home.
The family of a man found dead under a bridge a week after he was released from jail on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is blaming the detention facility for contributing to his death.
Giving parole where parole is due. The ACLU and other organizations are calling on lawmakers to give the state parole board final say over the release of inmates.
A Bloods gang member operating out of Howard County is sentenced to 18 years in prison for conspiring to participate in a racketeering conspiracy.