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D.C. Drug Dealer Who Escaped Maryland Jail Gets 20 Years

A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for the escape and other crimes.

08/28/2014

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Judge Releases DC Officer Facing Felony Charge

A judge has released from jail a D.C. police officer charged with threatening to kidnap or injure his girlfriend.

05/11/2014

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.” (Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American ‘Would Be In Jail’

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.”

04/10/2014

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Two Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of 15-Year-Old

Two people have been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for prostituting a 15-year-old girl.

01/25/2014

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D.C. Drug Dealer Who Escaped Md. Jail Gets 15 Years

A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail in 2011 is going to prison.

11/26/2013

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Jail Doctor Gets 5 Years for Sex Assault of Inmate

A former doctor at the D.C. Jail has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a male inmate who went to him for medical care.

11/08/2013

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Md. Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse

A former correctional officer in Charles County has pleaded guilty to the sexual abuse of a minor.

09/10/2013

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Inmates to Get High School Diplomas in Pr. George’s County Jail

Seventeen inmates in Prince George’s County are receiving their high school diplomas.

08/08/2013

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Laurel Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Porn

A man who was on probation for a sex offense has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for receiving child pornography.

08/06/2013

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Lawsuit Over Richmond Jail Death Settled

A judge has approved the settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Richmond City Jail inmate who died of heat exposure.

08/02/2013

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