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Measure Would Take Maryland Governor Out of Parole Process

Critics of Maryland’s parole system want to take the governor out of the process.


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Va. Inmate Seeking Sex-Change Surgery Paroled

A Virginia prison inmate who is suing the state to finance a sex-change operation has been granted parole.


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Lauryn Hill Gets 3 Months For Failing To Pay Taxes

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.


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Virginia Driver Up For Parole After Killing Maryland Student

A drunken driver in prison for killing a Towson University student is up for parole after less than a year behind bars, and the victim’s family is trying to keep him in prison.


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Police Seek Identity Of Pickpocket In Anne Arundel

Police are looking for a woman wanted for pickpocketing and subsequent credit card fraud in Hanover.