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  • O'Malley promises corrections reform as GOP calls for audit

    O'Malley promises corrections reform as GOP calls for audit
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he would expand the use of technology to block cell phone calls in Maryland corrections facilities, part of a set of reforms designed to "root out corruption" after a federal indictment alleged widespread gang...
  • Stopping the cellphones that foster jailhouse corruption

    Stopping the cellphones that foster jailhouse corruption
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's announcement of several actions he is taking to combat jailhouse corruption in the wake of the Black Guerrilla Family scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center is a positive step. It certainly would have instilled more...
  • NBC's 2013-14 schedule banks on new shows, past stars

    Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars. The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...
  • May 15 'Chicago Fire' episode previews spinoff series 'Chicago PD'

    May 15 'Chicago Fire' episode previews spinoff series 'Chicago PD'
    By now fans of "Chicago Fire" know that NBC is creating a police-focused spinoff of the series called "Chicago PD." Tune in to this Wednesday's episode of "Chicago Fire" to get a sneak peek of the new series. In "Let Her Go," debuting at 9 p.m. CT May...
  • Q&A: 'The Hangover: Part III' star Justin Bartha

    Q&A: 'The Hangover: Part III' star Justin Bartha
    In “The Hangover: Part III,” Justin Bartha’s Doug isn’t just lost or sidelined while his pals and brother-in-law deal with constant mayhem. He’s kidnapped and an organized crime boss threatens his life. “I think...
  • Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking

    Father, son sentenced to prison for rhino horn trafficking
    Saying she wanted to send a message against the “extremely serious” crime of trafficking in rhinoceros horns, a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a father and son to nearly four years in prison for selling hundreds of pounds of horns highly...
  • Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex

    Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex
    The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...
  • Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

    Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say
    The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
  • Head of investigations at corrections department retires

    Head of investigations at corrections department retires
    Jesse Ballard III, the head of internal investigations at the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, will retire in June to take a federal job, the state agency said Friday. The move comes as the department continues to handle the fallout...
  • A Hartford Wise Guy And A $500 Million Museum Heist

    A Hartford Wise Guy And A $500 Million Museum Heist
    It was a shore dinner in Maine a decade ago that transformed Robert Gentile, an aging, unremarkable wise guy from Hartford, into the best lead in years in one of the world's most baffling crime mysteries, the unsolved robbery of half a billion dollars...
  • 'The Hangover: Part III' review: One final, funny howl

    'The Hangover: Part III' review: One final, funny howl
    *** (out of four) If by chance you own pet dogs, chickens or giraffes, do not bring them to “The Hangover: Part III.” Things don’t go well for animals in the movie. Things never go well for the Wolf Pack, as they are once again in over...