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.
The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico.
A Maryland woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl who lived with her and her boyfriend.
President Barack Obama’s new strategy for fighting the nation’s drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation’s drug czar Wednesday.
An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling secrets to an FBI undercover agent who he believed was a Russian spy, a panel of eight military members decided Monday.