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New Steps To Combat Prison Gangs, Root Out Corruption Put Forward

Sex, drugs, phones and cash. A major problem inside a Baltimore City jail leads to federal indictments against correctional officers. Now lawmakers meet to grill prison leaders about how to fix the issue.


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Md. Inmate Homicides Highest Since ’09

Inmate-on-inmate homicides at Maryland state prisons rose in 2012 to five, a three-year high, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday.