Former Maryland Man Held At Guantanamo Alleges CIA TortureA former Maryland resident imprisoned at Guantanamo was subjected to mistreatment while in CIA custody far in excess of what has previously been disclosed, including being hung from a wooden beam for three days and kept in total darkness for nearly a year, a legal organization that represents him said Wednesday.
Death Of Freddie Gray Puts New Scrutiny On How Inmates Are TransportedDemanding change. Following the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, there is a new push to look into how suspects are transported in the city.
Escaped Va. Prisoner Captured By Police After Escaping HospitalFugitive captured. A prisoner who escaped from a northern Virginia hospital, triggering a manhunt involving hundreds of police and federal agents, is now back behind bars.
Former Md. Platoon Mate Glad Bergdahl Charged With Military CrimesFor the first time, we're hearing details about Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's time as a Taliban prisoner--just one day after the Pentagon announces they plan to pursue charges against him for deserting his post.
Wife Says Md. Man Jailed In Cuba Threatening To Kill HimselfA dire warning from Havana, Cuba. Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor accused of spying, says he will take his own life if he's not released from prison. He's served five years of a 15-year sentence.
Mother Of American Worker Imprisoned In Cuba DiesThe mother of an American serving a prison sentence in Cuba for covertly setting up Internet access there has died, and it seems doubtful her son will be allowed to return for her funeral despite the urging of U.S. officials.
Baltimore Soldier Claims Bowe Bergdahl Is A Traitor And A DeserterThere's growing anger over the controversial exchange of an American prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban militants. The harshest criticism is coming from fellow soldiers who served alongside the man they call a deserter.
Ruppersberger Calls Taliban Prisoner Exchange 'A Dangerous Precedent'An American soldier is released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban. The U.S. government is under fire for how they got his freedom.
Family Of Kidnapped American Asks U.S. To Do MoreRelatives of kidnapped American development expert Warren Weinstein are celebrating the release of U.S. soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan and asking the government to work harder to secure Weinstein's release.
2 Indicted In 2013 Slaying Of Md. Inmate A Washington County grand jury has indicted two inmates in the slaying of another prisoner at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Gansler: Death Of Killer In Israel Brings ClosureMaryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler says the killing in Israel of a notorious prisoner who committed a gruesome murder in Montgomery County in 1997 brings closure to a troubled man's life.
Guantanamo Prisoner Sentence Could Be 15 YearsA 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.