| May 2, 2013
| 7:32 AM
With the state corrections system already under scrutiny, the Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $40,000 settlement with a former inmate of the Baltimore jail who claimed he was assaulted by gang members for not assisting with a drug...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:01 AM
A cabal of corrupt corrections officers and members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang enjoyed nearly free rein inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, federal authorities allege, smuggling drugs and cellphones into the jail and having sexual...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Two brothers whose Rosedale auto body shop became the focus of a federal investigation into widespread corruption in the Baltimore Police Department were sentenced to prison Wednesday.
Hernan Alexis Moreno, 32, of Rosedale and Edwin Javier Mejia, 29,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Would putting more polluters behind bars help restore the Chesapeake Bay?
The Center for Progressive Reform believes it would. In a new report, the a pro-regulatory think tank argues that both state and federal authorities prosecute water polluters...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The federal racketeering and drug charges unveiled this week against 25 inmates and guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center raise serious questions about the state's management of the facility. Investigators detailed a pattern of corruption and...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Four Baltimore police officers have been suspended as part of an investigation stemming from the conviction of an officer for conspiring with a drug informant to orchestrate arrests, according to sources with knowledge of the case.
Anthony Guglielmi, the...
| Nov 22, 2012
It was no secret that Cherrie Gammon, a dancer at Baltimore's Club Pussycat, was sleeping with a city police officer, according to trial testimony. But when a drug boss on The Block was arrested, Gammon worried that the relationship and her alleged side...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:33 PM
A 25-year-old Gambrills man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for possession of child pornography, including images depicting "sadistic and violent conduct" toward children, according to prosecutors.
Robert Jay Hudson II, who pleaded...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:27 PM
A Landover business owner pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to failing to account for and pay employment taxes, leading to a more than $2.2 million tax loss, federal authorities said.
Alphonso Tillman, 44, of Fort Washington, had been president...