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Man Who Sold House He Didn’t Own Sentenced

A man federal prosecutors say fraudulently sold a house owned by a man who was out of the country caring for his sick mother has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.


Murder suspect Rodriquez Purnell, 30, was accidentally released Friday from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center in Baltimore. (Photo from CBS Baltimore/WJZ-13)

Employee on Leave After Baltimore Murder Suspect Released

Corrections officials say a breach in protocol led to the accidental release of a murder suspect in Baltimore.


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Colombian Man Gets 3 Years For Md., Va. Burglaries

A Colombian man in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to three years in prison after prosecutors say he and his Houston-based crew burgled at least 12 homes in Virginia and Maryland.


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Prison Guards Face Suit for Pepper Spraying Inmate

A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court.


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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.


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Woman Gets 4 Years for Stealing $5M From Nonprofit

A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.


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2 Men Get Lengthy Prison Terms for Killing Witness

Two Washington men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for killing a woman who was to testify against one of them.


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Man Gets 2 Years for Visa Fraud

A man who prosecutors say fraudulently obtained visas for foreign workers has been sentenced to two years in prison.


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Man Gets 4 Years For Gift Card Conspiracy

A store owner has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for running a scheme in which he directed others to steal items from large retailers and then return them for gift cards.


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Man Convicted of Killing Teen Gets 41 Years

A man has been sentenced to 41 years in prison for fatally shooting a teenager in a revenue killing.