| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Prosecutors announced new indictments Monday of Baltimore jail staff, the same day a top corrections official testified in the federal corruption trial of eight inmates and corrections officers about the difficulty containing misconduct in the system....
| Oct 26, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., long in the business of selling discount goods to low-income customers, is offering a new service — checking accounts targeted at those who don't use traditional bank accounts.
The service, called GoBank, is being rolled out...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:35 PM
A sixth defendant has pleaded guilty in a federal indictment that new documents show involved the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Last year, an indictment alleged Shawn and Jerrod Jackson, Davon Taylor, Christopher Bowser, Rodney Russell, Rodney Gould...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
A federal judge ordered Thursday that a high-profile case revolving around the Black Guerrilla Family gang's takeover of the city jail will not be affected by the involvement of an FBI agent who is under investigation for allegedly tampering with evidence...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Confronted with the muzzle of a gang member's gun in East Baltimore, 12-year-old Sean Johnson thrust his hands in the air and called out for his mother.
"Shut up, bitch," the shooter told him. The gunfire that followed, unleashed by the gunman and his...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
A lawyer for a corrections officer accused in the Black Guerrilla Family jail plot wants to take federal jurors on a walking tour of the Baltimore City Detention Center so they can see for themselves the conditions officers worked in.
A trip would allow...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:54 AM
A Baltimore judge this week ruled to allow city prosecutors to withhold identifying witness information from defendants in the sweeping case against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Judge Sylvester B. Cox on Tuesday granted a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Brandon Finney worked at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for only a few months, but he had quickly earned a reputation as hardworking and motivated.
His hospital colleagues came Tuesday — some in pink scrubs— along with other mourners to...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Back when Robert Ehrlich was governor of Maryland, I was interviewing men newly committed to state prison and suspected of gang affiliations. After years in denial, Maryland was just beginning to realize that gangs were very active behind the walls. Among...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Officials at the Baltimore jail held "town hall meetings" with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to get tips on how to better operate the institution, a corrections officer told the FBI.
At the get togethers managers and gang members would discuss...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Management at the Baltimore jail held "town hall meetings" with Black Guerrilla Family gang members to get tips on how to better operate the institution, a former corrections officer told the FBI as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation.