| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:20 PM
A Bel Air man facing theft charges in two Maryland counties and in Pennsylvania was freed from jail Friday after a prosecutor couldn't convince a judge to hold him as a fugitive and flight risk.
Harford County District Court Judge Mimi Cooper said she...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The pill peddlers were busy on Eutaw Street. Up and down the sidewalk they shuffled, hawking a variety of goods — methadone, the anxiety drug Xanax and other prescription medications — in a street code repeated over and over.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A 29-year-old man in custody on a charge of attempted robbery died in a nearby hospital after suffering a medical problem in a Baltimore courtroom Wednesday, the state corrections department confirmed.
Medics took Ronnie A. Adams Jr. to Mercy Medical...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:06 AM
“You can help me by thinking about your future.”
Since the car mysteriously crashed into their house, Emily and her mom are staying in a motel. Emily reassures her mother that she can help out in any way that she possibly can, but Mrs....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Excepting the opening scene, "Life Matters" consisted of exactly two plot lines: The resolution of Billith's vision of the vampires meeting the sun and the vampires' subsequent takeover of vamp camp, and Terry Bellefleur's funeral.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Federal authorities have charged 14 more corrections officers with corruption at the Baltimore jail, adding new breadth to allegations that the Black Guerrilla Family essentially took over the downtown detention center.
The officers were among 19...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Two corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center were injured shortly after noon on Wednesday when a detainee refused to enter his cell and a struggle ensued, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said.
| 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 7, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The corruption scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center, with its salacious details of guards impregnated by an inmate, has gotten national headlines, but the state corrections department risks facing a bigger problem at the North Branch...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Legislators who help shape criminal justice policy in the state have joined union officials in demanding answers in the stabbing of a Western Maryland corrections officer, after it was revealed prison officials knew of a threat against the officer but...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:11 AM
The federal indictments handed down last week against 14 more corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center in a massive jail scandal reinforce questions about whether officials have yet done enough to root out corruption at the facility....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler's proposal to supply state prisoners with tablet computers exemplifies just how out of touch he is with the average Marylander ("Gansler proposes tablet computers for inmates," Aug. 5).
Mr. Gansler must believe...