Maryland’s corrections department is backing legislation to make official the new structure of its statewide its prison intelligence operations, which were reorganized after last year’s indictments of 27 Baltimore correctional officers.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crime charges in a pretrial deal aimed at limiting his sentence to 15 years for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.
A former corrections officer at a Maryland prison has been convicted on three civil rights and conspiracy charges in connection with the beating of any inmate. A second former officer was acquitted of conspiring to help cover up the assault.
An inmate convicted of stomping his cellmate to death has been sentenced to life in prison.
Authorities say three inmates have been stabbed during a fight at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup.
A Baltimore man faces murder charges after shooting three people in two separate incidents.
A Hagerstown man is starting a 10-year prison sentence for beating a homeless man who later died.
A man who pleaded guilty to raping and stabbing a woman in his apartment has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The last two defendants in a federal probe of brutality at a Maryland prison are heading for trial in Baltimore.
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.