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  • As contraband phones flood Baltimore jail, blocking technology comes online

    As contraband phones flood Baltimore jail, blocking technology comes online
    Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center. In a program being used at...
  • Stopping the cellphones that foster jailhouse corruption

    Stopping the cellphones that foster jailhouse corruption
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's announcement of several actions he is taking to combat jailhouse corruption in the wake of the Black Guerrilla Family scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center is a positive step. It certainly would have instilled more...
  • CNN, MSNBC, Fox show true colors in choice of stories this week

    CNN, MSNBC, Fox show true colors in choice of stories this week
    Last week was a great one for cable news watching. Not because any one channel did such outstanding work, but rather because several stories clamored simultaneously for the camera’s attention. The choices that a channel makes in such situations are...
  • Black Guerrilla story gets full Fox treatment from Geraldo, O'Reilly

    Black Guerrilla story gets full Fox treatment from Geraldo, O'Reilly
    Question: What could be wilder and stranger than the story this week of Black Guerrilla Family members essentially running the Baltimore City Detention Center for their own fun and profit? Answer: Fox News "reporting" on the story this week of Black...
  • Investigators say gang turned city jail into 'stronghold'

    Investigators say gang turned city jail into 'stronghold'
    Corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center were preparing for a middle-of-the-night search of jail cells, aimed at rooting out drugs, cellphones, weapons and any other contraband inmates had stashed away. But the officers weren't the only...
  • Black Guerrilla prison story putting national media pressure on O'Malley

    Black Guerrilla prison story putting national media pressure on O'Malley
    Reviewing national media coverage of the Black Guerrilla Family's virtual takeover of the Baltimore City Detention Center, it's impossible not to feel the pressure mounting on Gov. Martin O'Malley who is expected to return this week from a trip to the...
  • Polygraph tests for city jail leaders begin

    Polygraph tests for city jail leaders begin
    Polygraph tests for three top officials at the Baltimore City Detention Center began Sunday, in an effort to determine the extent of the corruption federal investigators allege plagued the jail. Rick Binetti, a spokesman for the Maryland Department of...
  • In Watch Center, an urgent search for man in danger

    In Watch Center, an urgent search for man in danger
    On a recent Friday night in the Baltimore Police Department's high-tech Watch Center, an urgent but vague tip came in — a murder witness was in danger. The tipster had overheard a conversation but knew only the nickname of the witness and had a...
  • Tavon White, alleged jailhouse gang leader, pleads not guilty

    Tavon White, alleged jailhouse gang leader, pleads not guilty
    Tavon White, the accused Baltimore jailhouse leader of the Black Guerrilla Family gang, pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he oversaw a corruption scheme that employed corrections officers to smuggle drugs, cellphones and other contraband...
  • O'Malley sees success in jail indictments, but critics take aim

    O'Malley sees success in jail indictments, but critics take aim
    As critics of Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, the governor insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight...
  • O'Malley calls jail indictments 'a positive development'

    O'Malley calls jail indictments 'a positive development'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday called last week's indictments of 25 inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center "a very positive development" in the state's fight to dismantle violent gangs in state prisons. A day after...
  • Inmates ask officers for contraband, retirees say

    Inmates ask officers for contraband, retirees say
    The inmates' requests often start small, former corrections officers say: a ballpoint pen, for example, or a sandwich from beyond the prison walls. "You may think it's insignificant," said former Cpl. Sheila Hill, who retired last year from the Patuxent...