Report: 1 In 9 Black Children Have Had Parent Behind BarsA new report reveals that one in nine black children have had a parent who has been behind bars.
Maryland Settles Inmate's Excessive Force LawsuitThe state of Maryland has settled a lawsuit alleging correctional officers brutalized an inmate who insulted a nurse at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution near Cumberland in 2012.
Maryland Transfers Last Detainees at Closed Detention CenterGov. Larry Hogan is announcing the last transfers of inmates and detainees from the dangerously decrepit men's section of the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Deaf Man Spent 6 Weeks in Jail on Theft Charge, Now RecantedA man whose claim about a stolen iPad left a deaf man jailed for six weeks has now recanted his accusation.
ACLU: Squalid Conditions at Troubled Baltimore JailThe 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.
Thousands Too Injured to be Admitted to Baltimore Jail, Records ShowNewly 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.
Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to BriberyA former corrections officer has pleaded guilty to accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Jail Doctor Gets 5 Years for Sex Assault of Inmate A former doctor at the D.C. Jail has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a male inmate who went to him for medical care.
Md. Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse A former correctional officer in Charles County has pleaded guilty to the sexual abuse of a minor.
Inmates to Get High School Diplomas in Pr. George's County JailSeventeen inmates in Prince George's County are receiving their high school diplomas.