| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Malik Carter, 17, shared a slice of pizza with his 20-month-old son Makai, who was perched on his dad's lap during the pre-Father's Day celebration this week at the Bon Secours Community Support Center in Southwest Baltimore.
As part of the festivities,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Thirteen years ago, Cpl. Ed Toatley was working undercover for the Maryland State Police when he was murdered during a botched drug deal in Washington, D.C. Ed was a close friend of mine, and his tragic death Oct. 30, 2000, began my quest to end America's...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:04 PM
An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Vivian Matthews, one of 13 corrections officers accused of working with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to smuggle drugs and contraband into the Baltimore jail, pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering and drug charges Friday.
Matthews, who is on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Maryland Court of Appeals said Monday that the Anne Arundel County Council improperly removed a councilman from office while he served time in federal prison on tax charges in 2012.
The ruling potentially opens the door for Daryl Jones to return to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Harford County Sheriff's DFC Christopher Rosette was recently named the Harford County Detention Center 2012 Correctional Officer of the Year at the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association Annual Conference June 2, in Ocean City.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In two courts, half a country apart, judges last month grappled with the reliability of testimony and forensic hair evidence analysis that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents provided in criminal trials decades ago. John Norman Huffington, imprisoned...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As a former employee of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, I concur with your June 7th editorial "Keep up the scrutiny" with one exception: Secretary Gary Maynard's relocation of his office to BGF Central, otherwise known as the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler called Monday for an independent investigation into the scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center, saying the public needs to know which government employees allowed corruption to flourish.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:16 PM
The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison once nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
You empty your pockets of change, keys and pens, walk slowly through a metal detector and raise your arms above your head for a top-to-bottom frisking.
A grim-looking security guard unlocks a metal door, then two more, closing each behind you with a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The team of state lawmakers empaneled to look at corruption in Maryland prisons will begin its work next week.
State legislative leaders convened the task force in wake of federal indictments in April that alleged Baltimore City Detention Center guards...