Prisons See Drop In Contraband After Visitation Policy ChangeThe Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has seen a decrease in drug contraband found during inmate visitation periods after the implementation of a policy limiting kissing and touching.
Jailers Worry About Dental Floss As A WeaponDental floss may prevent toothaches, but it's given jailers plenty of headaches.
22 Federal Indictments Announced After Massive Gang BustA major gang bust as dozens of people are named in a federal indictment. They're accused of murders, violent robberies and drug deals around Maryland.
3 Corrections Officers Assaulted In Md. PrisonsThere have been a rash of violent incidents inside Maryland prisons. Two corrections officers were severely beaten and another was sexually assaulted.
Prisons Official Says Assaults Are DownThe secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says serious assaults by inmates on staff at state prisons are down.