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Jury awards man $25M in Baltimore detention center attack (access required)

A Baltimore jury on Tuesday awarded $25 million to a detention center inmate who sued the state of Maryland after he was savagely beaten in 2014 by gang members as prison guards looked on or away. The multimillion-dollar award may ...

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Republicans blast O’Malley for jail scandal; governor plans reform (access required)

A smuggling scandal involving gang members and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center followed Gov. Martin O'Malley to a feel-good event at the Port of Baltimore Wednesday, where the governor was asked about the scandal by a national television crew.

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Department head moves office to Baltimore Detention Center

ANNAPOLIS — The head of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has moved his office to the Baltimore Detention Center to closely review security after 25 people were indicted in a smuggling ring involving correctional officers. Rick ...

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