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New steps against jail contraband put forward

ANNAPOLIS — Cellphone blocking technology will be installed at the Baltimore City Detention Center and added measures will be taken to better screen correctional officer applicants, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration announced early Thursday in response to a contraband smuggling scandal. ...

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Steven I. Platt: Maryland can lead on corrections reforms

By all accounts, this has not been a good stretch of the year for the Obama administration. In fact, what columnist Ruth Marcus called an “unfortunate confluence of unfortunate events,” the Benghazi, Internal Revenue Service and Associated Press probe “scandals” will ultimately not make the first paragraph — not even the first page — of the account of the Obama Administration in the history books.

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Republicans blast O’Malley for jail scandal; governor plans reform

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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Accused prison contraband leader pleads not guilty

The U.S. Attorney’s office says the alleged leader of a jailhouse contraband ring has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the case. Marcia Murphy, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s office, says Tavon White appeared at arraignment Monday and ...

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