A man prosecutors say obtained and distributed crack cocaine in St. Mary’s County has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
The imprisoned ex-mayor of a financially troubled city asked a federal judge on Thursday to vacate his corruption conviction and release him after an appeals court ruled the charge to which he pleaded guilty isn’t a crime.
A former Baltimore police officer who prosecutors say provided protection for a purported drug trafficker has been sentenced to five years in prison.
A man has been found guilty in Prince George’s County of two counts of first-degree murder and faces a sentence of life without parole.
Maryland’s prison agency said it has fired the warden of the North Branch Correctional Institution because his leadership failures created distrust and safety risks at the maximum-security lockup where a correctional officer was stabbed last year.
A jury in Baltimore acquitted a Maryland correctional officer on Friday of violating the civil rights of a state prison inmate who was severely beaten by other officers in 2008.
A man accused of shooting at Prince George’s County police officers after being kicked out of a nightclub has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
A homeless man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for fatally stabbing an acquaintance during an argument at a gas station they frequented.
A man who federal prosecutors say distributed more than a ton of cocaine in Baltimore in two years has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
A jury in Baltimore is deliberating in the first federal trial stemming from the severe beating of a state prison inmate in 2008.
Two senators say 30 years in prison isn’t long enough for someone who commits a ghastly murder. But right now, that’s the maximum for defendants convicted of second-degree murder, according to Maryland law.
Some of Maryland’s local jails still shackle female inmates as they’re giving birth–a harmful and unnecessary practice, women’s advocates say.