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  • Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing

    Towson mall murder trial describes gang retaliation killing
    Rodney Pridget and his girlfriend were unaware they were being followed as they stopped at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Nordstrom and other stores at a crowded Towson Town Center Mall six days before Christmas. But as they left the mall, a man vying to...
  • Jury finds two men guilty on all counts in Towson mall killing

    Jury finds two men guilty on all counts in Towson mall killing
    A Baltimore County Circuit Court jury on Wednesday found Frank Williams, 32, and William Ward III, 45, guilty on counts of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a handgun in commission of a felony for their roles in the December 2011...
  • Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says

    Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says
    Corruption allegations at the Baltimore City Detention Center have focused attention on the extensive "bill of rights" that protects state corrections officers who face disciplinary proceedings. Union leaders hailed the measure when it passed the...
  • Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF

    Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF
    Maryland lawmakers called Wednesday for a sweeping inquiry into the state prison system, amid allegations that a gang effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center, orchestrating crimes from behind bars and impregnating female correctional...
  • Who is running the city's jail?

    Who is running the city's jail?
    Baltimoreans are discovering that the inmates have been running the Baltimore City Detention Center, namely the BGF or Black Guerrilla Family ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). Tavon "Bulldog" White, a leader in the BGF gang was quoted as...
  • Inmates running the jail

    The federal racketeering and drug charges unveiled this week against 25 inmates and guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center raise serious questions about the state's management of the facility. Investigators detailed a pattern of corruption and...
  • Who was in charge at the city detention center?

    Who was in charge at the city detention center?
    I have lots of questions about the Black Guerrilla Family case, starting with this: Was the warden of the Baltimore City Detention Center asked to approve maternity leave for any of the female correctional officers allegedly impregnated by inmate Tavon...
  • Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006

    Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006
    One of the corrections officers accused this week of helping Black Guerrilla Family members smuggle drugs into a Baltimore jail was flagged seven years ago for alleged gang ties. A state investigator raised concerns in 2006 that Antonia Allison might...
  • BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings

    BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings
    Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
  • Top jail officials to be polygraphed following gang indictment

    Top jail officials to be polygraphed following gang indictment
    State corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard ordered polygraph tests Friday of top administrators and "integrity reviews" of every employee at the Baltimore City Detention Center in an effort to root out corruption at the jail. Maynard has moved his...
  • Maynard praised as tough, capable prison administrator

    Maynard praised as tough, capable prison administrator
    In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets. Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
  • Corruption at city jail is a symptom of America's moral collapse

    Corruption at city jail is a symptom of America's moral collapse
    Apparently Tavon White, the leader of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang at the Baltimore City Detention Center, has been running the prison for some time ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). To connect the dots between violent crime, simply...