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Hagerstown Man Guilty Of 2013 Murder

Washington County prosecutors say they will seek a 50-year prison sentence for a Hagerstown man convicted of second-degree felony murder.

04/01/2014

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Escaped Inmate Found At Prince George’s Co. Home

Maryland corrections officials say an inmate who escaped a minimum security prison has been found at the home of an acquaintance.

03/31/2014

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Man Gets 17-Year Term In Fatal Shooting

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison in the slaying of a man during an attempted robbery.

03/28/2014

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Manning Lawyer Wants WikiLeaks Conviction Reversed

A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

03/27/2014

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Gaithersburg Man Sentenced To 17 Years For Bank Robbery

A Gaithersburg man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for robbing a bank in Laurel.

03/27/2014

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Frederick Woman Guilty In Son’s Death

A Frederick woman faces up to 30 years in prison for fatally abusing her 3-month-old son.

03/21/2014

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Former Black Panther Convicted Of Killing Police Officer Released From Prison

In a new interview, Marshall “Eddie” Conway maintains he was railroaded and a political prisoner. A bad jury instruction led to a deal with Baltimore’s top prosecutor to release him.

03/05/2014

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Jamaican Man Gets 14 Years In Prison For Md. Drug Deals

A Jamaican national who prosecutors say imported and sold marijuana and cocaine in Maryland has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

02/28/2014

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Senate Advances Bill To Help Stop Jail Contraband

Both chambers of the Maryland legislature have approved bills that would raise the penalties for inmates and correctional officers caught smuggling in contraband.

02/27/2014

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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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