Baltimore City Detention Center

About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter. (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate: Sex, Drugs and Money Fuel Jail Corruption

The leader of a violent gang that controlled life inside one of America’s most notorious jails testified that he directed guards motivated by sex and money to smuggle in drugs and cellphones and facilitate attacks on inmates who challenged his authority.


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Man at Center of Baltimore Jail Scandal Testifies

The gang member who prosecutors say dealt drugs and impregnated four guards while incarcerated at a Baltimore jail has taken the stand to testify against his co-defendants.


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4 Who Worked in Correctional Facilities Indicted

The State’s Attorney’s Office says four people have been indicted on charges of smuggling contraband into three correctional facilities.


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‘This Is My Jail': Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Gang leaders ruled the Baltimore City Detention Center, using smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets outside, dealing drugs and getting four guards pregnant, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the opening of a major corruption trial involving dozens of officers and inmates.


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Md. Won’t Automatically Hold Immigrants For Feds

Maryland’s governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation.


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Correctional Officer Sentenced in Jail Conspiracy

A correctional officer has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for her role in a vast drug-smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center.


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7th Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Drugs into Md. Facility

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy for smuggling drugs into the facility.


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Lawmakers Hear About Baltimore Jail Contraband

About a dozen Maryland lawmakers got a first-hand look at one of the nation’s busiest jails on Thursday as they try to figure out how to stop contraband from flowing into an antiquated facility where some sections are older than the Civil War.



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