Frederick County Adult Detention Center To Implement Digital Mail SystemThe Frederick County Sheriff's Office Adult Detention Center announced a new digital mail program that will allow inmates to receive mail electronically.
7 Inmates Have Died Due To Coronavirus; 507 Cases Tied To State-Run Correctional SystemMore than 500 confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been tied to the state-run correctional system, officials said Monday.
6 Maryland Inmates Have Died Due To Coronavirus; 396 Cases Tied To State-Run Correctional SystemSix inmates at state-run correctional facilities have now died due to the coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Latest: 180 COVID-19 Cases In Maryland Correctional System, Including 45 InmatesThere are now 180 cases of COVID-19 within the Maryland correctional system, according to DPSCS data.
Coronavirus Latest: 17 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Within Maryland Correctional System, Including 3 InmatesSeventeen cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed within the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services system as of Friday morning, the department said.
Woman Accused Of Abusing 310 Dogs Gets 60 Days In JailA woman accused of keeping 310 dogs in awful conditions at a Maryland puppy mill has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
Maryland Lawmakers Urge Compensating Wrongly IncarceratedNearly 50 Maryland lawmakers are calling on a powerful state spending panel to compensate five men who were wrongly convicted of crimes and spent a combined 120 years in prison, as attorneys for the men seek as much as $12 million in combined compensation.
Board To Take Up $27.5M Deal To Demolish Old Baltimore JailA Maryland board is scheduled to consider a $27.5 million proposal to tear down nearly 40 structures that were part of the correctional complex at the closed Baltimore City Detention Center
R. Kelly Released From Jail After $161,000 Paid In Back Child Support
Former Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Begins Prison SentenceFormer Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has started serving his jail sentence at Henrico County Jail in Virginia.
Iowa County Pays $285,000 To Man Wrongly Jailed For 68 DaysAn Iowa county agreed Wednesday to pay $285,000 to an Arizona man who was arrested, transported across the country and jailed for 68 days for a crime that he did not commit.
Judges Ask Lawmakers For Help On Psychiatric Bed ShortageJudges are asking Maryland lawmakers for clarity about how long people can be jailed while waiting to be transferred for psychiatric care.
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Has Bail Revoked, Heads To JailA judge jailed former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli on Wednesday after finding that he violated his bail on a securities fraud conviction with a social media posting she agreed posed a threat to Hillary Clinton.
Man Cleared Of Rape After 35 Years Gets $1.7 MillionA man wrongly convicted of rape was awarded $1.7 million on Wednesday under a new Michigan law that allowed him to seek state compensation for the 35 years he spent in prison.
Chicago Giving Departing Inmates Overdose-Reversing DrugChicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit, putting the antidote in as many hands as possible as part of a multifaceted approach to combatting the nation's opioid epidemic.