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4 more plead guilty in Md. prison abuse case

Four former state prison workers are admitting involvement in the 2008 beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown. Michael Morgan pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to violating Kenneth Davis’ civil rights. Edwin Stigile, ...

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N.H. hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

CONCORD, N.H. — A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. David Kwiatkowski, 34, was a cardiac technologist in ...

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Judge’s instruction to holdout juror is criticized

A judge’s instruction to a holdout juror that he listen to his fellow jurors and consider the evidence very carefully denied the defendant a fair trial, a Maryland appeals court has said in overturning an armed robbery conviction and 40-year prison sentence.

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