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Cellmate Indicted in 2014 Asphyxiation of Md. Inmate

A state prison inmate is charged with first-degree murder in the asphyxiation last year of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

04/13/2015

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)

Md. Inmate Serving Life for 3 Murders Charged in 4th

A man serving life in prison in the murder of three women in the 1980s has been charged with a fourth killing.

04/09/2015

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Inmate Charged in 2011 Death of Maryland Woman

A man in prison for an unrelated crime has been indicted in the 2011 death of a Landover woman whose remains were found months after her mother reported her missing.

03/19/2015

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Police: Restraints, Taser Used on Va. Inmate Before Death

Police say an inmate who died in custody after a Taser stun gun was used on her had also been in restraints that included a lightweight mesh hood called a spit net.

02/19/2015

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Va. Inmate Lawmaker Votes Against Prohibiting Porn in Jail

A Virginia lawmaker who spends his nights in jail is opposing a measure aimed at keeping pornography out of the hands of inmates.

02/04/2015

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Md. Inmate Convicted in Fellow Prisoner’s Killing

A state prison inmate is scheduled for a hearing in Hagerstown on allegations he fatally stabbed another inmate in a gang-related hit at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution.

12/01/2014

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Inmate Sneaks Gun Into D.C. Superior Court in Underwear

A prisoner brought a surprise with him into the D.C. Superior Court Tuesday.

10/07/2014

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Prison Guards Face Suit for Pepper Spraying Inmate

A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court.

09/13/2014

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Md. Prison Officer Gets 3 Years in Inmate Beating

A former Maryland correctional officer who helped cover up the severe beating of an inmate in 2008 was sentenced Tuesday to three years in a federal prison.

06/17/2014

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Rape Charge Dropped Against Virginia Deputy

Prosecutors have agreed to drop a charge of rape against a former sheriff’s deputy in Alexandria who was accused of sexually assaulting an inmate.

06/05/2014

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