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House Votes To Reform Corrections Intelligence

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.

02/21/2014

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Guantanamo Prisoner Sentence Could Be 15 Years

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.

02/20/2014

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Officer Convicted, 2nd Acquitted In Inmate Beating

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.

02/20/2014

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Inmate Convicted Of Killing Cellmate Sentenced To Life

An inmate convicted of stomping his cellmate to death has been sentenced to life in prison.

02/18/2014

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3 Inmates Stabbed During Fight At Md. Prison

Authorities say three inmates have been stabbed during a fight at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup.

02/14/2014

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Baltimore Man Charged After Shooting 3 People In 2 Separate Incidents

A Baltimore man faces murder charges after shooting three people in two separate incidents.

02/13/2014

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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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