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Sep 12, 2014

Former city jail guard sentenced to 2-plus years

A former guard who helped the Black Guerilla Family gang smuggle drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore City Detention Center was sentenced to over two years in prison on Friday in federal court in Baltimore. Sean Graves, 48, of Windsor Mill, received 28 months for participating in a racketeering conspiracy. Earlier last week, four […]

Aug 24, 2012

Va. man pleads not guilty in D.C. guard’s shooting

WASHINGTON — A man accused of shooting a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group pleaded not guilty Friday to assault and handgun charges. Floyd Lee Corkins II, 28, of Herndon, Va., faces the possibility of decades in prison if convicted in last week’s attack inside the lobby of the Family […]

Feb 1, 2012

Jurors get accused killer’s capital murder case

ANNAPOLIS — Depending on who was talking, the prosecution’s star witness in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens was either a courageous observer who faced the wrath of his fellow inmates or a brazen gangster who only came forward to shave time off his sentence in an unrelated case. Stephens is accused, along […]

Jul 24, 2011

Maryland prison officials immune from lawsuit

Maryland prison officials cannot be sued for having used a high-tech scanner in an effort to detect illicit drugs on their employees and independent contractors, a federal appeals court has ruled. In its 3-0 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit the workers brought alleging that the use […]

Jun 24, 2011

Prison guard’s accused killer loses battle over mental-health records

The mental health treatment records of an inmate who is accused of killing a correctional officer must be turned over to a circuit court judge, the state’s highest court has said. Defense lawyers in the capital case against Lamar C. Harris say the records are privileged, but the Court of Appeals on Friday said the […]

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