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Inmate at center of Md. jail case pleads guilty

A Maryland inmate who officials say impregnated multiple guards and ran a jailhouse gang has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Baltimore. Thirty-six-year-old Tavon White also pleaded guilty to attempted murder in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Tuesday. ...

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Security chief at detention center removed

ANNAPOLIS — A spokesman for Maryland’s public safety and corrections agency says the security chief at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been removed from the job in the aftermath of a federal indictment charging 25 people in a contraband ...

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Settlement more evidence of jail corruption, Franchot says

Peter Franchot

A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday.

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Ex-county executive Leopold volunteers at food bank

ANNAPOLIS — Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is doing his court-ordered community service at a local food bank. The 70-year-old Leopold, who served 30 days in jail, was ordered to complete 400 hours of community service after ...

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