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Maryland Transfers Last Detainees at Closed Detention Center

Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing the last transfers of inmates and detainees from the dangerously decrepit men’s section of the Baltimore City Detention Center.

08/25/2015

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Deaf Man Spent 6 Weeks in Jail on Theft Charge, Now Recanted

A man whose claim about a stolen iPad left a deaf man jailed for six weeks has now recanted his accusation.

06/26/2015

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ACLU: Squalid Conditions at Troubled Baltimore Jail

The ACLU and Public Justice Center are asking a federal judge to reopen a lawsuit against the state of Maryland, saying there are squalid conditions at a troubled Baltimore jail.

06/02/2015

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Thousands Too Injured to be Admitted to Baltimore Jail, Records Show

Newly released records show that thousands of people have been brought to the Baltimore city jail in recent years with injuries too severe for them to be admitted.

05/11/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Bribery

A former corrections officer has pleaded guilty to accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.

11/13/2014

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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

An attorney for a convicted killer at the center of a popular podcast has filed a motion arguing that cell tower data placing the man near the murder scene was inaccurate and should not have been introduced at trial. (File photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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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