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 Cases: Correctional Officer Tests Positive For COVID-19 At Metropolitan Intake CenterA correctional officer at the Metropolitan Intake Center in Baltimore tested positive for COVID-19.
Exonorees Lobby In Favor Of Bill To Compensate Wrongly ImprisonedIt would provide $78,916 for each year a wrongly convicted person spent in prison.
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.
3 Plead Guilty To Scheme To Smuggle Contraband Into PrisonThe U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland says three people have pleaded guilty in connection with a scheme to smuggle contraband into a state prison.
Another Drug Smuggling Arrest At Maryland Correctional FacilityFor the second time in as many days Maryland correctional officers have stopped a person from smuggling the narcotic suboxone into a prison.
Attorney Arrested For Smuggling Drugs Into PrisonA Baltimore attorney has been arrested and charged with smuggling drugs into the Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown.
Maryland Settles Federal Lawsuit By Blind Inmates For $1.4MThe state of Maryland has settled for $1.4 million a federal lawsuit filed by blind current and former inmates alleging discrimination.
Idaho Prisoners Hacked Tablets, Gave Themselves $225,000 In CreditHundreds of Idaho inmates exploited a vulnerability in their personal tablets and gave themselves thousands of dollars in credits used to download music and games and use email, officials said Friday.
Maryland Curbs Inmate Access To Books, Citing Drug SmugglingMaryland is limiting the access prison inmates have to books, saying it's necessary to keep drugs from entering state prisons.
Police Respond To Disturbance At Juvenile Detention FacilityCharges are pending after a disturbance at a juvenile detention facility in western Maryland in which at least three staffers were assaulted by inmates, authorities said Sunday.
In New York, All 51,000 State Prisoners Will Get Their Own Tablet ComputersInmates in New York state prisons will soon be able to read e-books, listen to music and email family members while in prison.
New Crackdown Aims to Jam Inmates' Illegal Cell PhonesWednesday, federal prison officials conducted a rare test at a Western Maryland lockup that blocks phone signals.
Inmates Charged With Murder After Guard Killed In Prison UprisingMore than a dozen inmates are being charged with murder in a deadly Delaware prison uprising back in February.