| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Six more corrections officers who helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang operate a drug-smuggling and racketeering enterprise from inside the Baltimore City Detention Center have pleaded guilty or received sentencing in the past two weeks, continuing a...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:38 PM
In the large, rarely used ceremonial courtroom of Baltimore's federal court on Wednesday, a few defendants and their lawyers challenged prosecutors who say they helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang take over the city jail.
Many of the cases against...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A ruling by a federal judge in a lawsuit filed by federal employees over the government shutdown last fall has given the workers hope that they could soon be eligible for a payout.
U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Two more Baltimore City Detention Center correctional officers pleaded guilty and another inmate has been sentenced in connection with last year's jail racketeering conspiracy, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Former jail employees Aisha Fraction, 26,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Charles County authorities are investigating an incident in which a retired Circuit Court judge ordered that a unruly defendant be given an electric shock during a court proceeding last month.
Paul B. DeWolfe Jr., who heads the state Office of the Public...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail.
"I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:35 AM
A Glen Burnie man charged with possession of drugs during an I-95 traffic stop near Aberdeen also has an extensive criminal record across multiple states, an assistant state's attorney said.
Ernesto Troy Kellum, 45, of the 300 block of Lindera Lane, was...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:33 PM
While a suspect in at least two of a string of recent Harford County convenience store robberies remains in jail without bail, two more armed robberies of 7-Eleven stores, in Fallston and Abingdon, were reported over the weekend.
Around 4:20 a.m....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:25 PM
A Darlington man was accused of driving drunk, fleeing an accident and driving without a license after he allegedly crashed his car in Street on Sunday evening, according to Maryland State Police reports.
Jose Pedro Arratia-Romero, 31, of the 1300 block...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Management at the Baltimore jail held "town hall meetings" with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to get tips on how to better operate the institution, a former corrections officer told the FBI as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Cable was stolen Friday from in front of a home in the 500 block of Aldino-Stepney Road.
Tires were slashed Saturday in the 3600 block of Churchville Road.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:10 AM
A former 98 Rock disc jockey and Harford County resident must remain in jail until the end of the summer for violating his probation stemming from a 2012 drunk-driving accident, a District Court judge ruled Tuesday.
Stephen G. "Stash" Smith, 50, of...