| May 16, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Give Gov. Martin O'Malley points for chutzpah.
Just back from a weeklong trip to Israel, during which he was inexplicably unable to comment on the goings-on back home, he gave his first response today to the federal indictments unsealed a week before...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Opponents of Maryland's tough new gun-control law said Wednesday that they will not seek to petition it to referendum and instead will back a lawsuit planned by the National Rifle Association.
"This is a constitutional right that should not go to the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Maryland lawmakers called Wednesday for a sweeping inquiry into the state prison system, amid allegations that a gang effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center, orchestrating crimes from behind bars and impregnating female correctional...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:37 PM
A 26-year-old inmate at a state prison in Jessup died Friday after he was found with severe head injuries on Thursday night, Maryland State Police said.
Javaughn A. Young was found lying on a walkway in a wing of the Maryland Correctional Institution...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Phyllis Scott was waiting for the day her son would be released from prison to return to East Baltimore, and she hoped he could steer clear of trouble in the future.
But that day never came.
Malcolm Jerrod "Rod" Pridget, who was just shy of his 20th...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:20 PM
An inmate serving concurrent sentences for two felonies was erroneously released from the Women's Correctional Center in Jessup last month, according to a statement released by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Friday....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:05 AM
100 Years Ago
For the birds
Ads in the Times:
"Books on Poultry: Pigeons, Bee-Keeping, Farming-Gardening. The Eichelberger Book Co. 308 N. Charles St. Baltimore, Md.
"Send us cow and horse hides: To be tanned and manufactured into coats, robes,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 12:55 PM
A routine traffic stop Tuesday by a state police officer in Howard County resulted in one arrest and the confiscation of $40,000 worth of contraband cigarettes, according to a state comptroller news release.
El-Housseni Hassan, 23, of Brooklyn, was...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A two-alarm fire burned through an auto shop and affected traffic along Route 1 in Jessup on Sunday evening, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.
Firefighters from Howard and neighboring Anne Arundel County were...
| Nov 2, 2012
Carl R. "Randy" Boles Sr., a retired security expert who was a fan of classic Western movies, died Sunday of complications from pneumonia and cardiac arrest at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. He was 74.
The son of a sheet metal worker and a...