The owner of a northern Virginia financial firm has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud that prosecutors say cheated investors out of more than $35 million.
A Maryland man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting a woman after she passed out at a party in her home.
A Cambridge man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the attempted murder of a federal officer during a shootout.
Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington to help pay $750,000 in penalties stemming from his sentence for illegally spending campaign funds on personal items.
A former correctional officer in Charles County has pleaded guilty to the sexual abuse of a minor.
Authorities say an inmate has been stabbed at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown.
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.
Maryland and Virginia are among nine states that saw their prison populations drop by more than 1,000 last year, which is indicative of a nationwide trend.
A Frederick man has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Special Olympics, the National Wildlife Federation and other customers of his bulk mailing business.
A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.