| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Barbara Poindexter saw the death of her son coming.
She likens it to watching her mother's health deteriorate. In her son's case, death followed a slow and agonizing descent into gangs and criminal activity.
"When my mother came to the end, I was...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The alleged Black Guerrilla Family leader who is accused of masterminding a sophisticated operation to smuggle drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore City Detention Center will plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge, his attorney said...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Legislators who help shape criminal justice policy in the state have joined union officials in demanding answers in the stabbing of a Western Maryland corrections officer, after it was revealed prison officials knew of a threat against the officer but...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tavon White pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering for his role in the drug smuggling, cell phone smuggling and sex in the Baltimore detention center ("Gang leader Tavon White pleads guilty in jail scheme," Aug. 7). I am appalled that Maryland Gov....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Andrew Dosunmu's "Mother of George," Neto Villalobos' "All About the Feathers" and Jim Taihuttu's "Wolf" are among 16 titles in this year's San Sebastian's Kutxa-New Directors section, one of the Spanish fest's highest-profile sidebars.
Handed out to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:35 AM
Here's a couple that went from being love birds to jail birds.
At least they're together in the same jail.
Danny Lee Fletcher, 32 and Cynthia Leah Fletcher, 58, both of Ocala, along with Marcus Brody Hilton, 34 of Newberry, are currently behind bars,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The good deeds Jacob Nodarse performed after he murdered three people could not diminish the awful crime, a DuPage County judge said Monday before sentencing the former auto mechanic to 75 years in prison.
"For the terrifying minutes you spent inside...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Investigators looking into alleged corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center appear to have made a major breakthrough this week when Black Guerrilla Family prison gang leader Tavon White, the inmate accused of masterminding a drug- and contraband-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:37 PM
MEXICO CITY -- In a rare public airing, a senior Catholic prelate has denounced control of Mexico's Michoacan state by violent drug traffickers, challenging official government claims and igniting a fierce debate.
Miguel Patiño, the bishop of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Ygnacio Lopez Mendoza was one of the few mayors from Mexico’s troubled state of Michoacan who openly sounded the alarm about the narco thugs whose extortion demands were targeting even small local governments like his.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:55 AM
There is at least one thing that John “Junior” Gotti, scion of the mobster family, and Oscar Wilde, the playwright known for his ironic bent, have in common. They know that no good deed goes unpunished.
The aphorism is generally attributed...