| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:27 PM
State corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard announced Tuesday that he will step down, saying his department had "stabilized" the Baltimore jail in the wake of a gang corruption scandal there.
Maynard, who moved his offices into the Baltimore City...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Baltimore Health Department suspended its Safe Streets anti-violence program in West Baltimore after a second outreach worker was arrested in less than two weeks.
The heralded program, modeled after those in other cities and run by community...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:14 AM
A couple of weeks ago, before he went on a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador, Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged that major glitches in Maryland's health insurance exchange would be fixed by mid-December.
Well, the governor has returned from the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The report this week by a legislative panel on the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center paints a picture of an institution in deep crisis, and it offers a list of common-sense suggestions for how to clean up the mess that need to be taken seriously....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The sudden resignation of Gary D. Maynard as secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has huge implications both immediate as well as a few years down the road ("State public safety and corrections secretary stepping...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Federal prosecutors are moving to seize a boat and exotic cars worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in a heroin case with targets that include a man convicted in the case that put the Black Guerrilla Family gang on the Baltimore map.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The inmate's handwritten letter, addressed to a tier captain in the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland, was clear: Remove two specific corrections officers from the housing unit, or they would be violently attacked.
"I will not let...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A federal jury on Thursday convicted a man described as the leader of a West Baltimore Black Guerrilla Family crew on robbery, drug and gun charges.
Antonio Davis, 33, and four other men were caught in a Drug Enforcement Administration "reverse sting"...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Any other week, the guilty pleas of Black Guerrilla Family Man Tavon White might have convinced Maryland's public safety secretary, Gary Maynard, that things were finally getting back to normal in his world.
White, the BGF leader who once ruled the...
| Aug 13, 2013
A man was killed in a restaurant, a teenage girl was injured in a drive-by shooting and two others were wounded in three separate shootings in Baltimore between Sunday evening and Monday morning.
The fatal shooting occurred at 1:46 a.m. Monday in a New...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday.
Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Baltimore police officers will be retrained on when to use the controversial "stop-and-frisk" tactic, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Thursday, after a civil liberties group criticized the department's decision to change the name of the tactic.