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10-Year Sentence In Beating Of Man Who Later Died

A Hagerstown man is starting a 10-year prison sentence for beating a homeless man who later died.

02/12/2014

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Man Gets 30 Years For Raping, Stabbing Woman

A man who pleaded guilty to raping and stabbing a woman in his apartment has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

02/12/2014

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Last 2 Face Trial In Md. Prison Brutality Probe

The last two defendants in a federal probe of brutality at a Maryland prison are heading for trial in Baltimore.

02/10/2014

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Md. Man Gets 15 Years For Distributing Cocaine

A man prosecutors say obtained and distributed crack cocaine in St. Mary’s County has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

02/07/2014

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Imprisoned R.I. Ex-Mayor Who Served Time In Md. Jail Wants Conviction Vacated

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.

02/06/2014

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Former Police Officer Gets 5 Years For Extortion

A former Baltimore police officer who prosecutors say provided protection for a purported drug trafficker has been sentenced to five years in prison.

02/06/2014

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Man Convicted In Prince George’s County Of 2 Murders

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.

02/06/2014

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Warden Fired At Max-Security Western Md. Prison

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.

02/04/2014

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Guard Acquitted Of Violating Inmate’s Civil Rights In Md. Prison Brutality Trial

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.

01/31/2014

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Man Sentenced For Shooting At Officers Outside Nightclub

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.

01/31/2014

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Homeless Man Gets 35 Years For Stabbing Acquaintance

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.

01/31/2014

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Man Gets 25 Years For Distributing Ton Of Cocaine

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.

01/30/2014

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