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  • More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption

    More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption
    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....
  • Wal-Mart offers checking account aimed at the 'unbanked'

    Wal-Mart offers checking account aimed at the 'unbanked'
    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...
  • Sixth defendant pleads guilty in Black Guerrilla Family drug case

    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...
  • FBI agent in evidence-tampering probe was part of BGF investigation

    FBI agent in evidence-tampering probe was part of BGF investigation
    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...
  • Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison

    Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison
    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...
  • Defense: Jury in BGF case should be taken on tour of Baltimore jail

    Defense: Jury in BGF case should be taken on tour of Baltimore jail
    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...
  • Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case

    Judge grants protective order to witnesses in BGF gang case
    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...
  • Shock Trauma worker remembered by family, colleagues at funeral service

    Shock Trauma worker remembered by family, colleagues at funeral service
    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...
  • Who's in charge? [Commentary]

    Who's in charge? [Commentary]
    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...
  • BGF and officials discussed improvements to Baltimore jail, corrections officer says

    BGF and officials discussed improvements to Baltimore jail, corrections officer says
    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...
  • Officer alleges jail leaders held town hall meetings with BGF

    Officer alleges jail leaders held town hall meetings with BGF
    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. The...