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  • 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...
  • Baltimore homicide detectives close several cases

    Though they aren't trumpeting it, the Baltimore Police Department's homicide unit has made several recent arrests in killings dating back to last year.  Police spokespeople said they did not know the motives behind the crimes. The arrests are a...
  • Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury

    Alleged Towson Town Center shooter's case now before jury
    Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of a 21-year-old charged with gunning down a teen outside the Towson Town Center Mall just days before Christmas in 2011. Prosecutors say Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, of Baltimore shot and killed Rodney...
  • Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'

    Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'
    When Antonio Malone needed $15,000 to pay off the assailants who stormed his West Baltimore rowhouse and demanded money and heroin, a gang leader told him exactly where to go. Police say he was sent to a 12th floor apartment at The Redwood, the home of...
  • Thirty-five charged with Maryland crime spree

    Federal authorities announced Thursday a racketeering indictment charging 35 alleged Bloods gang members with murder, kidnapping and other crimes from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore — a move they said had "dismantled" the gang. Authorities...
  • BGF member speaks about attempts to infiltrate city government

    BGF member speaks about attempts to infiltrate city government
    Buried at the bottom of today's CityPaper article about the Black Guerrilla Family gang is an eye-opening interview with an anonymous member, spelling out the gang's goal of infiltrating city government by masquerading as an anti-drug, black empowerment...
  • Safe Streets violence mediation program coming to West Baltimore

    Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups. But like so many areas...
  • U.S. indicts 22 in Md.-bred prison gang

    U.S. indicts 22 in Md.-bred prison gang
    Nearly two dozen alleged members of a prison gang that started in Maryland and spread across the country have been indicted on federal racketeering charges, including accusations of murder for hire, armed robbery and drug running, officials announced...
  • Prison gang leader Roark pleads guilty, agrees to life term

    Perry Roark, the co-founder and "supreme commander" of notorious prison gang Dead Man Inc., pleaded guilty to federal racketeering and related murder and drug charges this week, accepting a life sentence as part of the deal. Some of the charges would...
  • Indictments of Black Guerrilla Family prison gang reveal prison crime world

    Indictments of Black Guerrilla Family prison gang reveal prison crime world
    The court records read like a scene out of Goodfellas: From their prison cells and with the help of corrections staff, authorities say, members of a violent gang were feasting on salmon and shrimp, sipping Grey Goose vodka and puffing fine cigars - all...