| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis.
Shavella Miles is...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Points to Del. Dereck Davis for the question of the day at the General Assembly's hearing on the pervasive corruption at the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center. Corrections secretary Gary Maynard had just made an extensive presentation about the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement.
Two weeks later,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A second person charged in connection with a credit card skimming scheme that operated in Harford County pleaded guilty to mail fraud in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Friday.
Tri Tran, also known as "Tony," 35, a citizen of Vietnam unlawfully in the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a Baltimore police officer Friday on charges that he was involved in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana.
In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Kendell L....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A Port Deposit man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of possessing child pornography.
According to the plea agreement, on January 30, 2011, police seized a laptop computer, desktop computer, camera, hard drive and other digital media from Michael...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
A Baltimore police officer accepted cash payments and provided protection for a man she believed to be a drug dealer — a man who was actually working with department investigators and FBI agents to build a criminal case against her, authorities...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A violent start to the year continued with three people shot on Baltimore's west side Tuesday morning, including a 17-year-old girl who died after she and a man were shot in an alley.
Though the city started the year with almost 11 days without a gun...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:20 AM
A Vietnamese national living in California was sentenced recently to six years in federal prison for mail fraud in connection with his role in a credit card skimming scheme that prosecutors say involved an unidentified employee of a Maryland business....
| May 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
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...