| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The robbery would be simple, the five men were told: The crew would burst into a Baltimore hotel room and grab $400,000 worth of cocaine stashed there by an out-of-town supplier. They should bring guns, just in case.
But as the men headed to the hotel,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A Baltimore car dealer pleaded guilty in federal court to depositing more than $2 million in a way to avoid having the bank report the transactions to the Internal Revenue Service, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Amefika Gray, owner of Network Auto...
| 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 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center were preparing for a middle-of-the-night search of jail cells, aimed at rooting out drugs, cellphones, weapons and any other contraband inmates had stashed away. But the officers weren't the only...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:15 PM
As critics of Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, the governor insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight...
| 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...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
In a program being used at...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
A federal jury in Greenbelt convicted a Baltimore contractor on Wednesday of ordering the killing of a witness against him in a series of theft cases, rendering a swift verdict after a man wrongfully convicted of the death was cleared.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A federal judge in Maryland handed down lighter prison sentences Monday to defendants in a huge marijuana distribution case, saying that such offenses are "not regarded with the same seriousness" as they were just a few decades ago.
U.S. District Judge...