Obama Commutes Sentences Of 46 Convicts

President Barack Obama is cutting the prison sentences of 46 convicts as part of a broader effort to make the criminal justice fairer and ease the punishment of those serving more time than their crimes warranted.



Former Volunteer Firefighter Gets 7 Years In Arson Case

A former volunteer firefighter has been sentenced to seven years in prison for setting fires.



Former FBI Agent Gets 3 Years In Drug Tampering Case

An FBI agent accused of abusing heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botching dozens of cases has been sentenced to 3 years in prison.


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Ex-Transit Chief Gets Year In Prison For Taking Bribes

The former transit chief for Baltimore has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a $90,000 bribery scheme.


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Woman Gets 25 Years For Fatally Stabbing Man In Bar Fight

A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man in a bar fight.



Man Gets 8 Years For Robbing Prostitutes

A man who prosecutors say posed as a police officer and kidnapped, sexually assaulted and robbed prostitutes has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.


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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For 2013 Slaying Of Neighbor

A judge has sentenced a man to life in prison in the strangling death of his neighbor.



Man Sentenced To 81 Years For Attacking 98-Year-Old Woman

A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to 81 years in prison for attacking a 98-year-old woman in her Rodgers Forge home.


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Baltimore Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced To 30 Years

Authorities say a man they say is a serial rapist has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.


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Man Who Had $10M Worth Of Heroin In Home Sentenced

A man who prosecutors say had $10 million worth of heroin and more than $800,000 in cash stashed in his Baltimore home has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.


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2 Sentenced In Theft Of $1M In Nickel Briquettes

Two men have been sentenced in the theft of $1 million in nickel briquettes which were imported through the Port of Baltimore.


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Couple Sentenced To 1 Year Home Detention After ‘Spice’ Raid

A couple targeted in a spice raid has been sentenced to one year of home detention.